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Impetigo on ear lobes antibacterial treatment

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What is the treatment for impetigo and how long does it last? ... View answer

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Hello i was diagnosed with impetigo last wed and the doctor prescribed oral antibiotics and mupirocin a week later i dont notice improvment I still have itching and redness ... View answer

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Dr.     Ivan R. Rommstein MD

I think I may have impetigo, I have had this before about 3 years ago, its on my face, at first I ... not sure, my left side of my face hurts from my neck to the top of my head. My ear hurts my eye and I have... View answer

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Dr. MIR OSMAN ALI MD

Basically... over the past 7 months i have caught Falicitus/Impetigo and have recieved tablets ..., dry shaving, washing in anti-bacterial solutions Before a shave AND after and i dont live in unhealthy ... View answer

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Dr. Praveen G MD

I was suffering from impetigo due to a bacterial infection on my face and it spread to many areas of my face which caused the skin to peel off and become raw. After taking oral antibiotics and applying ... View answer

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Dr. Kakkar S. MD

I think I have impetigo in my pupic area. I had a scratch there when I got impetigo on my face and now even though my face has almost healed the sores on my pubic area are continuously spreading down ... View answer

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Dr. Yogapriya Vasudevan MD

hi dr. , my son in law has what has been dx with impetigo but they had him on two abx and cortisone cream and no relief. i don t think it is impetigo as my dtr has never caught it an ed tells me it s been ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Yogapriya Vasudevan ( General & Family Physician)

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Dr.     Suresh Heijebu MD

it could be impetigo

Dr.   Sudhir Kumar MD

Hi, Thank you for getting back. Impetigo is most often caused by bacteria such as staphylococci. Good antibiotics for treating impetigo would be cloxacillin, and cephalosporins. Best wishes, Dr Sudhir...

Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti MD

Thank you for query.if lesions have healed then sometimes there may be minor color changes.they usually resolve with same treatment.if it persists you may consult doctor or send across photos with details .I will...