What is lmpetigo ?

This is an acute superficial infection of the skin caused by bacteria.

This infection is common in pre-school children and young adults.



What are the signs of Impetigo ?

The infection appears as skin blisters which later break down to become superficial sores with golden-yellow “stuck on” crusts on the surface.

Common sites affected are the face, arms, buttocks and legs.



How is Impetigo treated ?

Consult your doctor who will prescribe antibiotic creams or pills.



Bullous Impetigo