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Can impetigo spread to other parts of the body?

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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

If the patient touches the affected area, he/she can spread the impetigo to other parts of body.

In brief: Yes

If the patient touches the affected area, he/she can spread the impetigo to other parts of body.
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Without treatment, often spreads to other areas of skin, or causes more serious infection, such as cellulitis or abcess, respiratory or even joint or bloodstream infection.
Also can easily spread to others in the household, or can have come from someone else carrying the bacteria assymptomatically.

In brief: Yes

Without treatment, often spreads to other areas of skin, or causes more serious infection, such as cellulitis or abcess, respiratory or even joint or bloodstream infection.
Also can easily spread to others in the household, or can have come from someone else carrying the bacteria assymptomatically.
Dr. Henry Bloom
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