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How long is impetigo contagious for?
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Dr. Joseph Bark
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Impetigo
On the correct antibiotics it should heal quite promptly.
Once it heals, it's not contagious. As long as the blisters are there though, i would consider contagious.

In brief: Impetigo
On the correct antibiotics it should heal quite promptly.
Once it heals, it's not contagious. As long as the blisters are there though, i would consider contagious.
Dr. Joseph Bark
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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
2 doctors agree
In brief: When it's crusty
Impetigo is contagious until crusty plaque is completely resolved with complete healing (closure) of the skin without residual weeping or discharge.

In brief: When it's crusty
Impetigo is contagious until crusty plaque is completely resolved with complete healing (closure) of the skin without residual weeping or discharge.
Dr. Karen Han
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