Skin conditions

Impetigo

About Impetigo

Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria. It is usually caused by staphylococcal (staph) bacteria, but it can also be caused by streptococcal (strep) bacteria. It is most common in children between the ages of two and six. It usually starts when bacteria get into a break in the skin, such as a cut, scratch, or insect bite.

Symptoms of Impetigo
  • Red or pimple-like sores surrounded by red skin
  • Sores can fill with pus, then break open and form a thick crust
  • Itching
  • Usually on face, arms, or legs

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Medication side effects for Impetigo

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