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Please tell me the symptoms of impetigo and how I can prevent it?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
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In brief: Rash

Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria.
If causes a rash that itches or hurts, oozes, and becomes covered by a honey colored crust. It's contagious, so as with many contagious illnesses, good hand washing and hygiene is key in prevention.

In brief: Rash

Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria.
If causes a rash that itches or hurts, oozes, and becomes covered by a honey colored crust. It's contagious, so as with many contagious illnesses, good hand washing and hygiene is key in prevention.
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