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What are the treatments for impetigo?
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Dr. Scott Katz
Pediatrics
In brief: Antibiotics
Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection that is highly contagious.
Treatment typically involves a prescription topical antibiotic with or without an oral antibiotic.

In brief: Antibiotics
Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection that is highly contagious.
Treatment typically involves a prescription topical antibiotic with or without an oral antibiotic.
Dr. Scott Katz
Dr. Scott Katz
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Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
In brief: 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 depending on the extent of the rash.

In brief: 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 depending on the extent of the rash.
Dr. Arthur Torre
Dr. Arthur Torre
Thank
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