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What medicine is typically used for impetigo under the nose?

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Dr. Karen Han
Dermatology
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In brief: Topical antibiotic

The bacteria that's commonly the cause of impetigo is staph aureus, which responds to prescription topical antibiotics.
If your doctor determines that you are a carrier of staph, he/she will prescribe you a topical antibiotic to apply to your nostrils.

In brief: Topical antibiotic

The bacteria that's commonly the cause of impetigo is staph aureus, which responds to prescription topical antibiotics.
If your doctor determines that you are a carrier of staph, he/she will prescribe you a topical antibiotic to apply to your nostrils.
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Dr. Aradhna Saxena
Dermatology
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In brief: Bactroban (mupirocin)

In brief: Bactroban (mupirocin)

Bactroban (mupirocin).
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