In terms of using over the counter bacterial creams.
They are not effective or reliably effective against staph bacteria, which would be the common bacteria involved.
For this, mupiricin, a prescription, would be needed.
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With the possibilities of herpes and MRSA, both of which can give this picture, you need to have a doctor look at this in person.
I would be glad to look at pictures as well.
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