Conditions & Treatments


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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.
​ Antibiotic cream or pills are necessary.