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Does impetigo leave scars? My daughter is being treated for bullous impetigo on her arms. Will it leave scars? .

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Depends on variables

Most impetigo affects the superficial skin layers & seldom scars.
However, repeated scratching with deeper skin penetration can leave some skin defects.

In brief: Depends on variables

Most impetigo affects the superficial skin layers & seldom scars.
However, repeated scratching with deeper skin penetration can leave some skin defects.
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