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Is a stye infection caused by a staph bacteria?
A stye can be caused by a variety of bacteria, not just staph. Staph is probably the number one cause, but certainly not the only bacteria involved.
Answered by: Wayne Bizer, DO
Answered: Jun 18, 2013
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