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A 29-year-old female asked:

Please help! i have recurrent adult impetigo, what are the chances of having mrsa? what doctor should i go see?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
See a dermatologist: Mrsa is a possibility but not necessarily a definitive occurrence in anyone who has breaks in the skin. The skin and mucous membranes are our primary barrier against infection and impetigo compromises this barrier. A dermatologist will help you deal with this. Good luck.
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