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I have a small pimple on my elbow I don't know if it could be a staph infection or just a regular pimple?

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Dr. Devang Patel
Family Medicine

In brief: Any cuts?

Chances are it might be folliculitis but it's hard to tell without seeing it.
Is there any pus oozing, honey-crusting on top, or redness around it? Most times, a staph infection sets in when there is injury to the skin. Exception is when there is a follicle that gets infected or ingrown hair.

In brief: Any cuts?

Chances are it might be folliculitis but it's hard to tell without seeing it.
Is there any pus oozing, honey-crusting on top, or redness around it? Most times, a staph infection sets in when there is injury to the skin. Exception is when there is a follicle that gets infected or ingrown hair.
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