Tag: Treatment for Impetigo

Identifying early signs and symptoms of impetigo

Identifying Impetigo Early: Signs And Symptoms

Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection that predominantly affects young children, although adults can contract it as well. Early identification and treatment are important to prevent its spread and to alleviate symptoms promptly. In this article, we will discuss the early indicators of impetigo, helping you to identify and respond

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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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Understanding the different types of impetigo infections

Understanding Different Types Of Impetigo Infections

Impetigo is a common and highly contagious skin infection that primarily affects children, but can also occur in adults. It is caused by bacteria, most commonly Staphylococcus aureus and Streptococcus pyogenes. Impetigo typically presents as red sores or blisters on the face, hands and feet and is characterised by the

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