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impetigo herpetiformis treatment

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Hartman
38 years experience Dermatology
Both are possible: Impetigo herpetiformis or pustular psoriasis of pregnancy can be associated with calcium changes in the blood tests. Usually there is an elevated seru ... Read More
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Parathyroid : Parathyroid dysfunction is typically not related to the thyroid dysfunction. Usually, a parathyroid dysfunction is diagnosed after incidental calcium ... Read More
Dr. Caroline Messer
15 years experience Diabetology
Unlikely: Despite the similar names, hypothyroidism and hypoparathyroidism are entirely separate entities. Patients with hypothyroidism experience a slowing of ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
53 years experience Pediatrics
PREGNANCY: 3 months pregnant with infected lesions impetigo herpetiformis that needs treatment with antibiotic. Other medical conditions are hypothyroidism and ... Read More
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Dr. Emily Altman
27 years experience Dermatology
Psoriasis/pregnancy: Impetigo herpetiformis is the name for pustular psoriasis that occurs during pregnancy. It's not known why this rash occurs. There is one report of as ... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Contact : Impetigo is a contagious skin infection of the skin around the lips, usually with the classic "honey crust". Caused by streptococcus and now, just as ... Read More
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Bacteria: Caused by a bacteria that can be transferred to your skin and get in through skin cracks to cause superficial infection. Usually readily responds to ... Read More
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Dr. Tony Ho
Dr. Tony Ho answered
13 years experience Infectious Disease
Chills: Rigors are chills; rigor fits would be the episodes of chills and muscle shivering. Impetigo is treated with topical antibiotics, such as Mupirocin ( ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
1 to 3 days: It takes 1to3 days from the time you are infected and the rash to appear.
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Dr. Marcus Degraw
21 years experience Pediatrics
Antibiotics: The treatment is good skin hygeine with good skin cleansing. In addition, treament with either topical or oral antibiocs is often applied based on ho ... Read More
A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim
18 years experience Urgent Care
Take a peek: You can always look under the bandages and check for worsening pus or expanding redness. The wraps are possibly to prevent further infection from the ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Torre
50 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Antibiotics: Since impetigo is generally caused by staph or strep (bacteria), it is treated with antibiotics. These may be used topically on the skin or by mouth ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lonna Larsh
29 years experience Family Medicine
Yes - antibiotics: If it is fairly mild, topical antibiotics will work (a cream or ointment), but if it is more severe you might have to take oral antibiotics.
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roseller B. Tapangan
32 years experience Pediatrics
Nasal hygiene !: You have to treat it more aggressively with antibiotics by mouth and intranasal antibiotic cream! staph impetigo tend to colonize the nasal cavity ... Read More
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