Tag: Signs of Impetigo

How can I prevent the spread of impetigo

How Can I Prevent The Spread Of Impetigo?

Impetigo is a highly contagious skin infection commonly affecting children, but it can also occur in adults. It often presents as red sores on the face, especially around the nose and mouth and on hands and feet. These sores quickly rupture, ooze for a few days and then form a

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How to prevent the spread of impetigo in schools

How To Prevent The Spread Of Impetigo In Schools

Impetigo is a highly contagious skin infection that primarily affects children, particularly those in school settings. It is caused by either Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes bacteria and is characterised by red sores, blisters and a honey-coloured crust that forms after the sores burst. The infection can spread rapidly in

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