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Can you get impetigo in your mouth

A female asked:
Dr. Abby Caplin
Integrative Medicine 41 years experience
See dermatologist: Based on the questions you have been asking, it sounds like you need to see a dermatologist to evaluate what is going on and to get some relief. I hop... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Yes: If there is enough skin damage and bacteria get in there, infection may occur.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 49 years experience
Coming in contact with contaminated items like clothing, beddings and towels are potential ways to get impetigo but the main mode is through infectio... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Clindoxyl: The clindoxyl should work against impetigo as well as acne, because of the clindamycin.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
Pediatrics - Developmental and Behavioral 51 years experience
Impetigo is caused: By 2 bacteria, most often "staph", occasionally "strep." it's often on the face, around or in the nose of toddlers ; spreads by contact with the infec... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
Maybe not: If the redness is a little less (improving) each day, it may be "post-inflammatory" redness that gradually goes away after the impetigo heals. If crus... Read More
A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Devon Webster
Medical Oncology 23 years experience
Sinus infection?: Pain behind your eyes is typical for a sinus infection. The nausea, sweats, chills and body aches could be signs of a bacterial or viral infection, in... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
Dermatology 52 years experience
See below: Impetigo is a bacterial infection of the skin, most commonly acquired from direct skin-to-skin contact, especially in children.
A member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
Preventive Medicine 21 years experience
Impetigo: Bacitracin, but don't try this alone for too long if you are not seeing improvements as impetigo often needs more potent therapies.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Usually not: Often lingers, spreads, and may become more serious, causing cellulitis or abcess. If caused by strep, it can cause glomerulonephritis, or, if spreadi... Read More
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