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What are the symptoms of the recent staph infection that affecting people? I know they said look for a pus filled pimple looking bump. What are the other symptoms?

MRSA. Most likely you are concerned about mrsa, a drug resistant bacteria. Often this starts as a "pimple" but then progresses to a larger boil. With MRSA there are often multiple lesions or recurrent lesions. They are vey painful and often drain pus. They usually have a surrounding area that is red and firm. If the infection is severe you might have fever. If you're worried you should see your md. Read more...
Staph infection. In addition to pus filled pimples, the area around an area of staph infection will become reddened, swollen and there will likely be red streaks radiating from the reddened area. Staph can cause skin and subcutaneous tissues to break down and become necrotic. Read more...