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My 2 yeast old daughter has 4 pimple looking bumps on her

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My 2 yeast old daughter has 4 pimple looking bumps on her legs, one looks red. There is no puss or head. I've been stressing out on What it could be..... one site said it could be mrsa. What should I do, What do yoy think?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
I am Dr. Su S.
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Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 11 months ago.

How large are they?

When did you notice them?

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Very small like a small pimple, about 3 days ago.
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Maybe like 1/ 2 the size of pencil eraser
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
it looks like she may be getting one on her lower back
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for the input.
These are likely to be swollen follicles.
This red color can be from an inflammation.
An infection is also possible.
But it is not always MRSA.
It is not common.
Please do not worry.

If it increases in size with pus, please get her an examination by doctor.
You can apply warm, moist compress there.
Neosporin antibacterial cream can be applied too.

Those would help in mild cases like her.
I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish her healthy life.

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Could there be that many swollen follicles? And why would they be spreading on her back?
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 11 months ago.

There can be many swollen follicles.

It is possible to involve back.