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How can a horse get a staphylococcus infection? What are the signs of it and the treatments?

How can a horse get a staphylococcus infection? What are the signs of it and the treatments?
Hi Connor,
It’s a highly resistant bacterial infection…. And it’s really difficult to have a treatment ! Because all the symptoms are different.
The symptoms are: a warm painful skin, local crusts, most commonly in the pastern region, but similar lesions elsewhere on the skin can occur.
In some cases, the infection seems to rapidly involve deeper tissues. If allowed to become chronic, the underlying tissue can begin to scar and thicken.
The best thing to do is to call a veterinarian because only him can give proper treatment.
Have a good day,