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Will antibiotics prevent impetigo? I?M on antibiotics for acne. Will this also prevent impetigo? .

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Possibly

Some antibiotics taken for acne like the tetracyclines or Clindamycin may be protective against impetigo but they may be taken in low dose that would be less effective in this regard.

In brief: Possibly

Some antibiotics taken for acne like the tetracyclines or Clindamycin may be protective against impetigo but they may be taken in low dose that would be less effective in this regard.
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