What is Impetigo?

It is infection of skin due to bacteria called as staphylococcus. It is characterized by a papules turns into pustule (Painful) and heals with crusted scabs. Easily treated with Betalactamase antibiotics. In children it is more common.It can overlap with many other conditions with severe itching due to secondary infection.

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hi, i am just at the end of having impetigo however tere is still a small patch on my cheek. my question is since this started all my teeth and...

doctor1 MD

Hi Dear,

Welcome to HCM.

Understanding your concern.

As per your query numbness in tooth and gums post impetigo treatment will resolve as it mainly...

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My daughter has impetigo which she has cream for, but at the same time she started with an upset stomach. Very pale watery stools. She is hungry...

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welcome to healthcare magic forum
thank you for your query
impetigo is bacterial infection
stomach upset may be due to bacterial infection or...

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my son has impetigo and the doc give him antibiotics last friday and on monday i brought him back to the docs as it was getting worse so he give me...

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Thanks for posting your query.

Its most likely that the antibiotic he is being given is not effective in clearing the infection as the...

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