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Is there anything I can get from the grocery store or drug store for my impetigo until I can see a doctor?
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Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
Preventive Medicine
6 doctors agree
In brief: Impetigo
Bacitracin, but don't try this alone for too long if you are not seeing improvements as impetigo often needs more potent therapies.

In brief: Impetigo
Bacitracin, but don't try this alone for too long if you are not seeing improvements as impetigo often needs more potent therapies.
Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
Dr. Jeffrey Gladd
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
alternate OTC meds: Neosporin or triple antibiotic ointment. again, only temporary until see doc
Dr. Michael Blum
Pediatrics
In brief: Wash Well
Do not forget that really good washing with soap and water is essential for treating any skin infection.
You do not need any special soaps, but wash well :-).

In brief: Wash Well
Do not forget that really good washing with soap and water is essential for treating any skin infection.
You do not need any special soaps, but wash well :-).
Dr. Michael Blum
Dr. Michael Blum
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