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I have what looks likes a pimple at a blood draw site from a month ago, it started developing about 3 days ago and is now a white head looking bump.

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Dr. Nelson Sturgis
Pediatrics 53 years experience
MRSA: This may be a methicillin-resistant staph aureus lesion. Sometimes these can be very indolent and then come to a head. This probably will need to be treated with warm compresses and perhaps sulfamethoxazole trimethoprim.

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