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Itchy scalp, aggravated it, small scab formed, tender to touch, discharge on popping. MRSA symptoms?

I had an itchy scalp and I think I aggravated it and I noticed a small scab. After a few days, it raised and felt like a small ball. It was tender to touch and became hard. Today, I scratched my scalp and it burst and is oozing. It feels like a crater, but also feels like the area is filling back up with something. I m petrified it s MRSA or something? Is this common? I m scared I ve exposed my kids to something.
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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hi dear, mrsa is not a clinical diagnosis. it is a lab diagnosis so now itself u cant say. u had an abscess which burst open so u must take treatment. i would suggest u to meet a dermatologist. and dont worry about MRSA even that can be cured by appropriate antibiotics. thank u
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