Impetigo typically starts with blisters which then rupture, forming lesions
with a characteristic "golden-yellow" crust on the surface.
Impetigo is contagious and can be transmitted through direct skin contact
or by sharing personal times such as towels or toys. Scratching affected areas
can also spread the infection to other parts of the body.
Impetigo is a common bacterial skin infection of the skin, particularly
prevalent among pre-school children.
For mild cases of impetigo, topical antibiotics are often effective. In
more severe cases, or when lesions are widespread, oral antibiotics are