5 doctors weighed in:

Can impetigo be cured?

5 doctors weighed in
3 doctors agree

In brief: Impetigo

Impetigo is normally, very easy to treat.
A topical antibiotic ointment or oral antibiotics will treat the infection.

In brief: Impetigo

Impetigo is normally, very easy to treat.
A topical antibiotic ointment or oral antibiotics will treat the infection.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Thank
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology

In brief: Impetigo

Antibiotics which can be helpful include penicillin derivatives (such as augmentin) and cephalosporins such as Cephalexin (keflex).
If clinical suspicion supported by culture results show other bacteria, such as drug-resistant staph (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus or mrsa), other antibiotics such as Clindamycin or trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra) are used.

In brief: Impetigo

Antibiotics which can be helpful include penicillin derivatives (such as augmentin) and cephalosporins such as Cephalexin (keflex).
If clinical suspicion supported by culture results show other bacteria, such as drug-resistant staph (methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus or mrsa), other antibiotics such as Clindamycin or trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) or septra) are used.
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
Thank
Read more answers from doctors