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I have a pimple that looks like it has dead skin and a brown circle around it is this a staph infection?

Hyper pigmentation. Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation, which is a darkening of the skin pigment due to increased amounts of melanin, usually occurs during the healing process after the treatment of a skin disease or acne. While most cases of post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation disappear on their own after a few weeks some can last for weeks or months. Read more...

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...

I think I have a staph infection, I am being. Plagued with sore all over like pimples, puss doesn't come out, swelling and redness very painful. Help?

Staph is dangerous. Please do not avoid going to the doctor. People are dying from staph infections. You have pain and have sores 'all over'. Get to the nearest clinic or urgent care center. Do not squeeze, pop, pinch or damage the sores. You do not want to drive the infection deeper than it already is. Read more...

Can u get staph infection inside upper lip? From trying to pop under skin pimple?

Yes! Yes you can. If it doesn't get better in a day or two with hot packs, you'd better go see a doctor. Also, it it get's worse quickly, so see a doctor right away. Read more...