Dermatology Questions? Ask an Online Dermatologist.
This is D. David
infected looking doesn't sound good.
you need to see a doctor face to face to see if you need a course of antibiotics and antibiotic cream on the area like bactroban to fight the infection
you could have a skin bacterial infection like a staph or strep skin infection.
we can't give out prescriptions to clients over the internet.
do you have a photo of the area you can upload so I can better help you?