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I've got all these bumps on my hands mostly some on my arms, stomach, etc. Painful only when they first appear. Is it that staff infection mercia? .
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Dr. Frank Pinto
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In brief: Possible, but...
Staph infection of the skin usually presents either as impetigo (bumps or patches with honey-colored crusting- typically on the face), folliculitis (pustules around hair follicles), or as painful abcesses.
Methicillin-resistant staph aureus (aka mrsa) is a resistant form of staph that is unfortunately becoming more prevalent. You could have folliculitis or something else. See a dermatologist.

In brief: Possible, but...
Staph infection of the skin usually presents either as impetigo (bumps or patches with honey-colored crusting- typically on the face), folliculitis (pustules around hair follicles), or as painful abcesses.
Methicillin-resistant staph aureus (aka mrsa) is a resistant form of staph that is unfortunately becoming more prevalent. You could have folliculitis or something else. See a dermatologist.
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