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How can I prevent my child from getting impetigo?

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In brief: Keep them clean! :)

Daily bathing and hygiene.
Clean open abrasions and cuts with water and soap as soon as possible and watch for any worsening of an older abrasion or wound.

In brief: Keep them clean! :)

Daily bathing and hygiene.
Clean open abrasions and cuts with water and soap as soon as possible and watch for any worsening of an older abrasion or wound.
Dr. Scott J. Wolfson
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Dr. Gregg Alexander
...and avoid others who may have active, untreated impetigo!
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
Dermatology

In brief: Impetigo

Avoid direct touching of other kids. Wash hands frequently.

In brief: Impetigo

Avoid direct touching of other kids. Wash hands frequently.
Dr. Robert Peppercorn
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