Bacterial Infection Explained: Skin Issues Related to Staph and Strep

Bacterial Infection Explained: Skin Issues Related to Staph and Strep Bacteria

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Many people have heard about a dangerous form of staph bacteria called MRSA, which is sometimes picked up from hospitals or spread through contact with others who carry it on their skin. When we hear about skin infections like MRSA, we may assume the bacteria that causes it is rarer than what it is. But the truth is that it’s not a rare bacterium at all. It’s actually the leading cause of many skin conditions, and up to 20% of the population carry staph infection on their skin… whether they show signs of it or not.

Today, we're delving into the details of the staphylococcus and streptococcus germs and some common bacterial skin conditions they cause. Both of these resistant strains of bacteria cause skin problems… sometimes the same ones. And if you want to get to the root of your dermatological issues, you’ll probably need to face these guys head-on.

Although they belong to the same bacterial family, staph bacteria are most often associated with bacterial skin infections. The skin bacteria streptococcus is similarly infectious and more frequently transferred by respiratory droplets. This particular bacterial group may be more recognizable to you as the cause of strep throat. They love to inhabit damp airways, like the nostrils and throat. These two strains of bacteria have many similarities, including some of their signs and symptoms. BOTH can affect the skin and if left untreated, both can cause serious and long-term health issues. Moreover, neither of these well-known bacteria has gotten enough consideration, nor are they treated by the majority of over-the-counter medications.

Bacterial Infection Explained: Skin Issues Related to Staph and Strep Bacteria

Staph and Strep Together

If you see where this is going, it may be starting to make sense why you haven’t been able to rid yourself of your chronic skin problems. And if it hasn’t clicked yet, keep reading. Open wounds like cuts, scrapes, or incisions allow these bacteria to penetrate the skin, resulting in symptoms like pus or weeping sores that are red, swollen, or painful. And skin that is warm or sensitive to the touch. Skin disorders such as Impetigo and Cellulitis may be caused by either staph or strep bacteria.

Both of these guys are resistant strains of bacteria, and our bodies have trouble fighting them off for a couple of reasons. First, they’ve reached “superbug” status, which is one reason why doctors try to avoid using as many antibiotics as they once did. Some of you may recall back in the 80s and 90s when antibiotics were given at the first sign of a sniffle. Not only did this cause bacteria and viruses to mutate, but it hindered the immune systems of the general population. It doesn’t help that we frequently spend far too much time undermining our immune systems by eating poorly and spending too much time in front of screens. These bacteria are opportunistic. When we aren’t on guard, and our defenses are down, they seize the chance to creep in and wreak havoc.

Most of us have incredibly busy lives, so we often lack the desire and time to take care of ourselves as we should. But we can surely work toward finding a better balance, can’t we? Meanwhile… you still have to get up every day, look in the mirror, and put on your best smile regardless of how you feel. And that’s not always easy, is it? Fortunately, things don’t have to be this way for all of us.

Bacterial Infection Explained: Skin Issues Related to Staph and Strep Bacteria

Bacterial Skin Treatment Options

My Magic Healers Magic Salve is a universal solution, and it’s unlike any other out there. In fact, it’s literally the only treatment that has worked for thousands of people with serious skin conditions caused by staph and strep bacteria.

And here’s the kicker: it’s made with just a handful of ingredients… all of them completely natural, like beeswax, propolis, and lavender essential oils. But don’t be fooled. Just because the ingredients in our salve are simple doesn’t mean they aren’t powerful. Quite the opposite, in fact.

Our healing formula is based on a traditional recipe passed down to us by our grandmother. It was once taught to doctors in medical school. You know… back when the antidote always came from more natural sources like herbs, oils and beeswax. Clinical studies have shown that these components are still effective in treating bacterial infections brought on by staph and strep.

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