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does impetigo and other bacterial skin infections always crust?

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Dr. Katharine Cox
Pediatric Emergency Medicine 45 years experience
Crust: Wound infections with strep are more likely to crust. It is often described as having a honey comb appearance. Staph blisters and then drains. Other organisms cause abscesses. So no, not always. All the best.

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