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Which infection is associated with strep and staph?

I had a red line starting from an opening between my toes going up the inside of my leg to inner thigh. Was diagnosed with three infections entering the opening; two were strep&staph. Can t remember the third&need the info for medical reasons. Is there another infection that would be most commom with those two? Happened many years ago. Thanks!
Tue, 30 Jan 2018
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Hello,
There are many bacteria on the skin that can cause infection, staph and strep are just the most common. It is impossible to tell at this late date what the third organism may have been. There are just too many possibilities.
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