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Can you give me suggestions if i was diagnosed with impetigo, looks like ringworm (repost)?

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Dr. Homa Mahdavi
Pediatrics

In brief: Bacterial infection

Impetigo is a bacterial infection mainly due to strep.
And some times staph. Papules and vesicles covered with yellow crust, common area is face, around the mouth. A course of antibiotics topical and systemic from penicillin family for 10-14 days is the treatment.

In brief: Bacterial infection

Impetigo is a bacterial infection mainly due to strep.
And some times staph. Papules and vesicles covered with yellow crust, common area is face, around the mouth. A course of antibiotics topical and systemic from penicillin family for 10-14 days is the treatment.
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