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Is impetigo contagious?

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Dr. Marcus Degraw
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes

Yes, impetigo is contagious and spreads by direct contact.
The bacteria that is causing the infection may spread to others by direct skin to skin spread.

In brief: Yes

Yes, impetigo is contagious and spreads by direct contact.
The bacteria that is causing the infection may spread to others by direct skin to skin spread.
Dr. Marcus Degraw
Dr. Marcus Degraw
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Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma

In brief: Yes

Since it is a bacterial infection, other children or even adults in contact with the rash can catch impetigo.

In brief: Yes

Since it is a bacterial infection, other children or even adults in contact with the rash can catch impetigo.
Dr. Arthur Torre
Dr. Arthur Torre
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