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How do you know if you have ring worm or mrsa (staph) skin disease?

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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry 28 years experience
Fungus vs bacteria: Ring worm is a fungus - sampling scales of skin can help diagnosis. Mrsa is a bacterial infection and hence you would do a wound culture of the drainage.

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