2 doctors weighed in:
Is impetigo contagious?
2 doctors weighed in

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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