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What is the best skin care routine while impetigo is healing?

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Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Hygienic strategies.

Wash the area with water and mild soap, or normal saline.
Wear gloves when touching the wound, or applying antibiotic. Wash the affected clothes in touch with the wound. Do not share same towels. Keep the children off from that for any accidental touch. Cut the nails no matter if adult or child, that is a source of spread. The key is to wash hands frequently.

In brief: Hygienic strategies.

Wash the area with water and mild soap, or normal saline.
Wear gloves when touching the wound, or applying antibiotic. Wash the affected clothes in touch with the wound. Do not share same towels. Keep the children off from that for any accidental touch. Cut the nails no matter if adult or child, that is a source of spread. The key is to wash hands frequently.
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
Dr. Sarkis Banipalsin
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Dr. Henry Bloom
Family Medicine

In brief: Plain soap and water

Plain soap and water is antibacterial and helps prevent spread on the patient and to others.
Also washing clothes, bedclothes, towels, dishes, and silverware in hot water.

In brief: Plain soap and water

Plain soap and water is antibacterial and helps prevent spread on the patient and to others.
Also washing clothes, bedclothes, towels, dishes, and silverware in hot water.
Dr. Henry Bloom
Dr. Henry Bloom
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