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