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Steve Kuriyama, M.D.

Medical Director

When should I see a doctor for MRSA?

Answer: “The most common manifestation of MRSA is a skin infection that appears suddenly and with no remembered injury,” says Steve Kuriyama, M.D., a board-certified infectious disease physician. “The sore often starts as a small red bump and may spread rapidly. See your health care provider if you have skin lesions that are painful, persistent or accompanied by fever or chills.”