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does impetigo usually burn

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
24 years experience Pediatrics
It can: It can be painful and burn but so can shingles or an herpetic outbreak. See you doc for confirmation.

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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jalal Zuberi
44 years experience Pediatrics
Get treated: It suggests the treatment you received or are receiving for impetigo is not curing the infection. Have your doctor re-examine you for prescribing appr ... Read More
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Rash sounds like a viral, nssh.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe: Impetigo is usually a kid disease while pubertal skin changes make it less likely in adults. You may have a blistering skin infection or they may aris ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Direct contact: Impetigo is a bacterial infection, and spreads by contact, either directly or indirectly through our hands. Hand washing is very important to prevent ... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Voron
50 years experience Dermatology
See below: Honey-colored crusts superimposed on red patches.
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A female asked:
Dr. John Ebner
17 years experience Dermatology
Eczema can do both: Eczema can stay localized or spread, depending on the kind of eczema and how well or poorly it is managed. There are sites of predilection for eczema ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes genitalis: Yes they may, and often do burn and itch.
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Dr. Ashwin Patel
41 years experience Urgent Care
No: It is not herpes. iy is more likely from allergy or other cause.
A female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Staph rash?: Not at all sure what you are referring to. There are some cases of staphylococcal cellulitis which may be red hot and blistering and feel burning, bu ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Years: Untreated a fungus can persist for months or even years and continue to spread from the original areas to other parts of the body.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Finkelstein
36 years experience Internal Medicine
You may need to : change the brand of cream to one with a different antifungal such as Mentax (butenafine) cream BUTENAFINE also add a little Hydrocortisone cream 1% ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Bloom
47 years experience Family Medicine
No: Simple impetigo doesn't usually have fever, but if there is deeper involvement of tissues (cellulitis, abcess, lyphangitis) or respiratory infection o ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Archana Kayastha
26 years experience Pediatrics
Impetigo: You may see a brownish discoloration of the skin, which may be a little elevated in the beginning (papule) and gradually fades away leaving a darker s ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Han
Dr. Karen Han answered
22 years experience Dermatology
Generally not: Impetigo is a superficial skin infection, when healed you are left with a mild redness for a couple of weeks. Unless the infection is deep, such as c ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Not syphilis: Nope. That would not be syphilis. But syphilis, if you are worried , is a simple blood test.
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Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Typically no: Fungal (yeast), parasitic (trichomoniasis) and viral (herpes) infections typically causes vaginal itching and burning. Bacterial infections usually do ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Steroid cream: You may try over the counter ointment/cream with hydro-cortisone, Visit this site for information on treatment of poison ivy. http://www.webmd.com/all ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It can.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Usually no trigger: Your question seems to assume a trigger of herpes zoster (shingles) is usually present or can be identified. Not so. Most cases are random without any ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
No not contagious: Eczema is broably described to a range of skin conditions .These can cause dryness in skin and rashes and associated with itching the cause is combina ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Johnny Roy
58 years experience Urology
See my remark: How long has it been?Did it follow a sexual contact / I don't know your age? it may subside with time.It may be due to fungal infection?You can consu ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Greer
43 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: But beware.Many fungus rashes are going under your skin to erupt again somewhere else.Treat a fungus-if it recurs go to your dr and get stronger medic ... Read More

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