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Impetigo pictures on buttocks

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Monib Zirvi
Dermatology 22 years experience
Yes: Minor cuts can often become infected with staph and become crusted on the surface. This yellow golden crusted area is known as impetigo. Bactroban (mu... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Fighting Infections: Yes. This is exactly what happens when you have a significant infection. The glands of your lymph system swell to eat up the toxins and bacteria in t... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Yes: Just not on the lesion. Keep your hands away from it and otherwise do as your physician instructed. I trust you were treated appropriately. Good luck.
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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
SKIN INFECTIONS: Both are skin infections.Impetigo are crusty lesions or bullae caused by strep or staph or both. Mrsa are caused by staph. Aureus resistant to methici... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 58 years experience
Tell people to avoid: Do not invite anyone to "kiss my buttock" unless you are truly angry & prepared to make an enemy for life. Nothing vague about impetigo. Frequently im... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
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Family Medicine 50 years experience
Get consult: There are numerous possibilities of what these are, why they started and how to treat. Many questions need asking and seeing this is important. I re... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brett Halper
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Dermatitis : Can't see the image, but it could be fungal in nature..... Ask your doctor to take a look at it..... An anti fungal and a steroid cream could help thi... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Impetigo: Impetigo is normally, very easy to treat. A topical antibiotic ointment or oral antibiotics will treat the infection.
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A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Minor infection: But should be treated to keep it from spreading, and because it usually won't resolve without antibiotics.
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A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine 49 years experience
Appearance, culture: It often is obvious, but though many experts do not reccommend culture, often one is needed to see of the diagnosis is correct, and what bacteria, sta... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 55 years experience
IMPETIGO: Impetigo are infected skin lesions associated with strep infection.If untreated it can have renal complications like glomerulonephritis.
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A female asked:
Dr. Ziad Akl
Dr. Ziad Aklanswered
Infectious Disease 32 years experience
More info: Please post more info. Your age. Describe the lesions you're calling impetigo. When did they start happening? Ho often do they appear? How long do hey... Read More
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