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Should the crusty areas of impetigo infected skin be removed?

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Dr. David Wyatt
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

Do not pick off, clean gently with soap and warm water, or use warm compresses to sooth area, then apply topical bacterial cream/ointment and take oral antibiotic.

In brief: Yes

Do not pick off, clean gently with soap and warm water, or use warm compresses to sooth area, then apply topical bacterial cream/ointment and take oral antibiotic.
Dr. David Wyatt
Dr. David Wyatt
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Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine

In brief: Yes

Wash off gently with plain soap and water which is antibacterial.

In brief: Yes

Wash off gently with plain soap and water which is antibacterial.
Dr. Henry Bloom
Dr. Henry Bloom
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