4. Furuncles and Carbuncles
MRSA is also likely to lead to furuncles. More commonly known as boils, furuncles are another skin condition that affects the hair follicles, however, it originates far deeper into the skin compared to folliculitis. These are usually red and bumpy and are filled with puss. Furuncles are warm and tender when touched. Sometimes, a yellow or white dot will appear in the middle, which indicates that the pus needs to be drained.
On the other hand, carbuncles are a group of a furuncle that gathers together under the skin and is also a common symptom of MRSA. They usually affect the deeper layers of the skin and can be very painful that could eventually lead to scarring.