Impetigo By: James


It is caused by one of two bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus or Streptococcus pyogenes.It often develops as a rash or sore and can be spread by touching someone or something that has tit or the bacteria. The most common places for people to get it are the: head , neck, arms, back, and around the mouth.

Good hygiene can help prevent it. It is usually treated by either a antibiotic ointment or a medication taken by mouth.

People that can get it range from little kids, to teens, to adults.
What Is Impetigo?
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