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A 20-year-old male asked:

my 2 year old was around another 2 year old my son now has pneumonia and red raised bumps on his arm and this child has mrsa could my child have this?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
It's possible...: ...Particularly if any of the "red raised bumps" are pustules ("white-heads"). If so, ask your doctor to unroof one of them and culture the contents. Mrsa will usually require extra treatment, over & above whatever is being used to treat the pneumonia.

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Last updated Mar 18, 2019

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