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Saint Louis, MO
A 28-year-old female asked:

Just was told i have impetigo and its spread all over, could the bacteria go to other parts of body n affect me?i have bad shoulder pain n can't sleep

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Dr. Andrew Doe
Radiology - Interventional 22 years experience
Yes: Impetigo will usually go away on its own. However, if you scratch it, touch it, etc. You can spread it.
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