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Molly Maloof, MD

Director of Clinical Content

upper genital sore

after i shaved my upper genital area I got a bump and it is itchy and now is 2 sores i know it is not a std can you tall me if it is mrsa?
  • Female | 24 years old
  • Complaint duration: 8 days

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Infected hair follicles called Folliculitis needs treatment with topical antibiotics and usually hot compresses. Whether it becomes infected by resistant staphlococci depends on your immune system and exposure to MRS. If it does not heal with a week or so, see your doctor. Topical agents such as Bactroban are often effective.
Your bump may simply be a result of skin irritation from shaving. You can use barrier cream, such as over-the-counter Cetaphil or Aquaphor to protect your sensitive skin while it heals. If you have been sexually active, it may not hurt to visit a doctor to be properly examined and tested for a sexually transmitted disease.

With regards to your question about MRSA skin infection, under most circumstances, there is no way to just physically look at one's skin and know that it is caused by a MRSA vs. another similar bacteria.
Andrew Hromada