What is Impetigo?
associated with the frequent of bodily , , and others, which is more commonly seen in . Preschool children are particularly prone to impetigo, but so are those who in skin-to-skin contact sports, such as wrestlers. It is more commonly found in warm and impoverished nations that experience and poor .is a infection rarely seen in , as it is closely
Other vulnerabilities toexist but are less common.
- Bullous impetigo is a rarer form of the . It occurs as large-sized on the of and young children.
- Ecthyma is a more serious form of impetigo, and it enters the deeper layers of the skin to cause very painful and pus-filled that may develop into deep .
This disease causes superficialand blisters, so it is not usually . The skin becomes red for some time, but after the crusts go away, this also within a few days to weeks. After the skin has healed, it is indicated to apply regularly.
Causes of Impetigo
- Transmission occurs by physical contact with the sores or pus, as well as through other bodily fluids, namely carriers.
- This bacterial infection can be quite extreme, in some cases, and is caused by the Staphylococcus and .
- It is more commonly found in warm climates and impoverished nations that experience malnutrition and poor hygiene.
- Its presence in children can contribute to its rapid spread and lingering presence in the .
Symptoms of Impetigo
The disease is characterized by sores near theor that contain pus and will eventually break. These sores can then be spread to other parts of the , and while they do not leave a when they heal, they can be quite painful.