Impetigo is a superficial bacterial skin infection. The sores of impetigo are often on the face and look “honey crusted” or like a wet sore that isn’t healing. Impetigo usually starts as a small red bump that changes to cloudy blisters, then pimples or sores. Impetigo increases in size and is sometimes covered by a yellow-brown scab.
Impetigo is caused by staph or strep bacteria, which is normally found on our skin, especially near our nostrils. Infections may occur any time the skin is broken. (scrapes, insect bites, cuts, eczema), etc.).
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