• scabs
  • It's important that the school fully understands the nature of impetigo and that the presence of scabs does not necessarily mean that person remains infectious. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • patients
  • More than 92% of patients with impetigo-associated APSGN have elevated anti-DNase B titers. (medscape.com)
  • only 51% of patients with impetigo-associated APSGN develop an increased ASO titer. (medscape.com)
  • Obtain serum IgM levels in cases of recurrent impetigo in patients with negative S aureus carrier status and no predisposing factors such as a preexisting dermatosis. (medscape.com)
  • These patients will be between the ages of 12 months and 12 years with a clinical diagnosis of Impetigo. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • commonly
  • Impetigo is commonly found on the face, often around the nose and mouth, but it can show up anywhere the skin has been broken. (kidshealth.org)
  • Impetigo is easily spread through contact, so it's commonly seen in nursery or playgroup settings. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • sore
  • Your parent should call the doctor right away if skin around the impetigo sore becomes red, warm, swollen, or painful if you touch it. (kidshealth.org)
  • Scratching a sore or a rash is a common cause - for example, poison ivy can get infected and turn into impetigo. (kidshealth.org)
  • explains
  • The eBook has 74-pages of information that explains impetigo in detail, and tells you exactly what to do to prevent and cure your embarassing condition. (dp-db.com)
  • treatment
  • If you suspect impetigo, contact your GP because treatment should take place preferably before the child infects other children. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • Kuniyuki S, Nakano K, Maekawa N, Suzuki S. Topical antibiotic treatment of impetigo with tetracycline. (medscape.com)
  • A Randomised, Double-blinded, Pilot Study Investigating the Safety and Efficacy of Topical P-menthane-3,8-diol Oil Extract in the Treatment of Childhood Impetigo. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Our aim is to investigate this further by investigating the safety and efficacy of this product in the treatment of Impetigo. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • Topical
  • This study aims to investigate the efficacy and safety of topical p-menthane-3,8-diol (PMD)-rich Corymbia Citriodora oil (Citriodiol┬«) in children with impetigo. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • diaper
  • Impetigo may affect skin anywhere on the body, but is most common around the nose and mouth, hands, and forearms, and in young children, the diaper area. (kidshealth.org)
  • children
  • Impetigo is more likely to infect children ages 2-5, especially those that attend school or day care. (wikipedia.org)
  • Erythema multiform Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Stevens-johnson syndrome Pemphigous vulgaris HPV insect bites burns Herpes simplex 1/2 Since the common pathogens involved with impetigo are bacteria naturally found on the skin, most prevention (especially in children), is targeted towards appropriate hygiene, wound cleaning, and minimizing scratching (i.e. by keeping nails trimmed and short). (wikipedia.org)
  • diabetes
  • Other factors can increase the risk of contracting impetigo such as diabetes mellitus, dermatitis, immunodeficiency disorders, and other irritable skin disorders. (wikipedia.org)
  • affect
  • Impetigo can affect healthy skin (primary) and also broken skin, which has been caused by another condition, eg eczema (secondary). (netdoctor.co.uk)