MRSA skin infections often appear as wounds or boils that are red, swollen, painful, or that have pus or other drainage. Many people first think they have spider bites. These infections commonly happen where skin has been cut or wounded, and on areas covered by hair (e.g., back of neck, groin, buttocks, armpit, beard area).
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