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Is red and painful skin on the back a symptom of staph infection?

my skin is painful, and red. Could it be a staph infection? The area is on my back on the left side under my breast area. earlier this week redness was between my fingers on my left hand, and on my shoulders around my neck. It really hurts. Would antibiotics help?
Thu, 31 Oct 2019
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Hello,

By your history and description, possibility of herpes zoster infection is more likely. So better to consult a dermatologist and get done a clinical examination of skin lesions.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Kaushal Bhavsar, Pulmonologist
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Is red and painful skin on the back a symptom of staph infection?

Hello, By your history and description, possibility of herpes zoster infection is more likely. So better to consult a dermatologist and get done a clinical examination of skin lesions. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Kaushal Bhavsar, Pulmonologist