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5 month old, folliculitis, spots around mouth, sores. Treatment?

My 5 month old was diagnosed with folliculitus on Monday. Today is Wednesday and a new spot came up around her mouth. Should I cover it? Should I put the cream the dr gavel for the bumps on her bottom? Her mouth is constantly wet and she is constantly putting her hands and everything in her mouth, touching the sore. :/ what do I do?
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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by the history this seem to be case of impetigo contagiosa which is spreading around the mouth . this did not need coverage but this need some oral antiobiotic ( amoxy-clave) along with topical antiobiotic . and before this you have to go for smear test of the lesion . and also culture of scrap .
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