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I have these sorrs that i can not get rid of on my fore

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I have these sorrs that i can not get rid of on my fore arms. They form raised scabs that are yellow and most of the time if broken clear fluid comes out. Some of them are also bumps that i can feel under the skin. None of the sores itch or hurt unless i open them up. I would send picture but cant find out how. I am on my phone
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

This is Dr. David

it can be difficult to send photos from a phone.

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but administrators can take hours to get the photos to me for review.

Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 4 months ago.

Hello

What you are describing sounds like staph infection.

This can be boils as well.

See this pic

http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/ss/slideshow-boils

You need a prescription cream...mupiricin.

Go to the doctor.\

Regardless, sores that you can not get rid of need examination, maybe culture for the lab.

We can not treat here.

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Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Here is a picture
Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 4 months ago.

Yes indeed.

These do indeed look like small areas of staph infection.

This is generally resistant, not always, but usually, to over the counter medicine.

See your doctor and get mupiricin.

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Expert:  Dr. David replied 4 months ago.

This is Dr. David

I was the first expert to help you

that may not be a staph infection

usually staph skin infections doesn't occur in so many different spots.

more likely dermatitis or a skin allergic reaction.

can be psoriasis or scabies or from bug bites

you need to be checked for fleas and bed bugs in your home and bed

you may need skin allergy testing to check for contact dermatitis allergies to something touching your skin.

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Expert:  DrThomasMd replied 4 months ago.

Hello

Here is a picture of scabies

http://www.medicinenet.com/image-collection/scabies_picture/picture.htm

Here are pictures of psoriasis.

http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/psoriasis/multimedia/psoriasis-pictures/sls-20076486

I have been a first line doctor [in charge of patients] for over 20 years.

This has no resemblence to psoriasis at all.

Scabies typically itch, and don't form the pus you describe.

See your doctor to sort this out.

You will need a culture, and mupiricin most likely.

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