Section : Skin Conditions



What is lmpetigo ?

  • This is an acute superficial infection of the skin caused by bacteria.
  • This infection is common in pre-school children and young adults.

What are the signs of Impetigo ?

  • The infection appears as skin blisters which later break down to become superficial sores with golden-yellow “stuck on” crusts on the surface.
  • Common sites affected are the face, arms, buttocks and legs.

How is Impetigo treated ?

  • Consult your doctor who will prescribe antibiotic creams or pills.
Impétigo Bulleux
Bullous Impetigo