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Prevention of impetigo involves good hygiene. In order to avoid spreading the infection from one person to another, those with impetigo should be isolated until all sores are healed
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What causes impetigo?

It is a highly contagious rash and itches and when scratched the scab comes off and a water like substance oozes out causing the rash to expand. it is a type of bacteria and i

What is impetigo?

Impetigo is a contagious skin disease which causes yellow crusty  sores, chiefly on the face and hands. Most commonly, it is a result  of cuts or insect bites.

How do you get rid of impetigo?

  To help get rid of a minor staph infection, you might want to try a warm compress soaked in vinegar or rubbing alcohol. Vinegar has been shown to have plenty of antimicr

What is Impetigo and is it infectious?

  It is a skin complaint and it is contagious. you should never use a towel or anything that comes in contact with the skin of the person who has it or you will catch it.

How contagious is impetigo?

A bacterial infection of the skin that often occurs in childrens. Charachterized by clusters of small blisters or crusty lesions filled with bacteria. It si exteremely contagi

What is the cure for impetigo?

  I have had impetigo several times as an adult. It most commonly occurs when I have a cold and I'm blowing my nose often. This seems to cause a cut in the nose area and s

Who discovered impetigo?

Sir Alexander Olgston discovered impetigo in 1881. Further research was conducted in 1883 by Frederick Fehleisen, who classified that particular type at Streptococcus pyogenes

Can you get impetigo in your eye?

Hi there, i do believe you can impetigo in your eye. i currently have it on my neck, and it is ichy like hell and sore and oozing. I have been to the doctors today and asked