Signs & Symptoms
Initially there are usually blisters which break down to form
scars with a “golden-yellow” crust on the surface for patients suffering from
What causes it
Impetigo can be passed by close contact or by sharing of towels or
toys. It can be spread to other parts of the body by scratching.
About the condition
Impetigo is an
acute bacterial infection of the skin and is commonly seen in pre-school
Diagnosis and Treatment Options
Topical antibiotics for mild lesions and oral antibiotics for all
other lesions are the treatments of choice for impetigo.