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ImpetigoIImpetigoImpetigoEnglishDermatologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2023-06-26T04:00:00Z6.8000000000000063.1000000000000630.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Impetigo is a common skin infection that is caused by bacteria. Learn what to look for, and what you and your doctor can do to care for your child.</p><h2>What is impetigo?</h2><p>Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection. It spreads easily. It is very common in young children, especially babies. Without treatment, impetigo can last for several months, it can spread and it can develop into a more severe infection.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria.</li><li>Symptoms of impetigo include small or large blisters. The blisters appear on a red background. They are filled with pus. They occur around the mouth or nose area. They may also occur in the diaper area and can spread to other parts of the body.</li><li>Impetigo is caused by bacteria. The bacteria enter the body through a cut or cracked skin.</li><li>An antibiotic ointment and sometimes an oral antibiotic is used to treat the infection.</li><li>Impetigo spreads easily by touch. Keep your child away from other children until the infection clears.</li></ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of impetigo</h2> <p>The symptoms of impetigo change over time:</p> <ul> <li>At first, the child develops small or large blisters on a red background. The blisters contain pus. They appear around the mouth or nose. They may also appear in the diaper area.</li> <li>The blisters then split open. They form irregular sores. The sores may grow larger.</li> <li>The surface of the sore dries. Honey-coloured crusts form on the sore.</li> <li>The sores become itchy after the blisters burst.</li> </ul><h2>Causes of impetigo</h2><p>Impetigo is caused by bacteria. The bacteria enter the body through a cut, open sore, insect bite or cracked skin. Impetigo is usually caused by <em>Staphylococcus aureus</em>. This is called a staph infection. Impetigo may also be caused by <em>Streptococcus pyogenes</em>. This is called a strep infection.</p><p>Your child is more likely to get this infection if they have:</p><ul><li>dry or flaky skin</li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=773&language=English">eczema</a></li><li>burns, scratches, splinters, cuts or scrapes</li><li>other skin infections</li><li>spider or insect bites</li><li>contact with another person with untreated impetigo</li></ul><h2>What your child's doctor can do</h2><h3>Physical examination</h3><p>Usually, the doctor can see if your child has impetigo just by looking at the skin. The doctor may also suggest other tests. However, these tests are usually not needed.</p><h3>Antibiotics</h3><p>Your child's doctor will likely prescribe an antibiotic ointment. The ointment will be effective against the bacteria. You will need to spread the ointment on the sores a few times a day. </p><p>The impetigo should improve after a few days. However, even if your child feels better, do NOT stop giving the antibiotics before finishing the full amount prescribed. This infection can come back, especially if the complete treatment is not given. </p><p>If your child's impetigo is more severe or getting worse, your child may need an oral antibiotic (taken by mouth).</p><h2>When to see a doctor</h2><p>Book an appointment immediately with your child's doctor if your child is showing symptoms of impetigo.</p><p>See your doctor again if:</p><ul><li>your child does not seem to be improving with the prescribed treatment</li><li>your child develops new symptoms, such as fever, difficulty keeping liquids or antibiotics down, or difficulty breathing</li></ul>
ImpétigoIImpétigoImpetigoFrenchDermatologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2023-06-26T04:00:00Z705.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>L’impétigo est une infection courante de la peau qui est causée par une bactérie. Apprenez à repérer les signes d’impétigo et ce que votre médecin et vous pouvez faire pour prendre soin de votre enfant.<br></p><h2>Qu’est-ce que l’impétigo? </h2> <p>L’impétigo est une infection bactérienne de la peau. Il se répand facilement. Il est très courant chez les jeunes enfants, particulièrement les bébés. Sans traitement, l’impétigo peut durer plusieurs mois, il peut se propager et il peut évoluer en une infection plus grave. </p><h2>À retenir</h2> <ul> <li> L’impétigo est une infection de la peau causée par une bactérie. </li> <li> Les symptômes d’impétigo comprennent de petites ou de grosses ampoules. Les ampoules apparaissent sur un fond rouge. Elles sont remplies de pus. Elles poussent autour de la bouche ou du nez. Elles peuvent aussi apparaître dans la région de la couche et peuvent se propager à d'autre parties du corps. </li> <li> L’impétigo est causé par une bactérie. La bactérie entre dans le corps par une coupure ou une peau craquelée. </li> <li> Un onguent antibiotique et des fois un antibiotique administré par voie orale sont utilisée pour traiter l’infection. </li> <li> L’impétigo se transmet facilement par le toucher. Tenez votre enfant à l'écart des autres enfants jusqu'à ce que l'infection soit guérie. </li></ul><h2>Signes et symptômes d’impétigo</h2> <p>Les symptômes d’impétigo changent avec le temps.</p> <ul> <li> Au début, l’enfant développe de petites ou de grandes ampoules sur un fond rouge. Les ampoules contiennent du pus. Elles apparaissent autour de la bouche ou du nez. Elles peuvent aussi apparaître dans la région de la couche.</li> <li> Les ampoules s’ouvrent. Elles forment des plaies irrégulières. Les plaies peuvent grossir.</li> <li> La surface de la plaie s’assèche. Une croûte de couleur miel s'y forme.</li> <li> Les plaies causent des démangeaisons après l’éclatement des ampoules.</li></ul><h2>Causes de l'impétigo<br></h2><p>L’impétigo est causé par une bactérie. La bactérie entre dans le corps par une coupure, un bouton ouvert, une piqûre d’insecte ou une peau craquelée. L’impétigo est habituellement causé par la bactérie <em>Staphylococcus aureus</em>. C’est ce que l’on appelle une infection staphylococcique. L’impétigo peut aussi être causé par la bactérie <i>Streptococcus pyogenes</i>. C’est ce que l’on appelle une infection streptococcique.</p><p>Votre enfant a davantage de risques de contracter cette infection s’il présente ce qui suit :</p><ul><li>peau sèche ou squameuse;</li><li><a href="https://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/fr/article?contentid=773&language=french">eczéma</a>;</li><li>brûlures, éraflures, esquilles ou coupures;</li><li>autres infections de la peau; </li><li>piqûres d’araignées ou d’insectes;<br></li><li>contact avec une autre personne avec l'impétigo non traité.<br></li></ul><h2>Ce que le médecin de votre enfant peut faire </h2> <h3>Examen physique</h3> <p>Habituellement, le médecin peut voir si votre enfant a de l’impétigo seulement en observant sa peau. Le médecin peut aussi suggérer d’autres examens. Cependant, ces examens ne sont habituellement pas nécessaires. </p> <p></p> <h3>Antibiotiques</h3> <p>Le médecin de votre enfant prescrira probablement un onguent antibiotique. L’onguent sera efficace contre les bactéries. Vous devrez appliquer l’onguent sur les plaies plusieurs fois par jour. </p> <p>L’impétigo devrait s’atténuer après quelques jours. Cependant, même si votre enfant se sent mieux, NE cessez PAS de lui donner des antibiotiques avant d’avoir administré toute la quantité prescrite. Cette infection peut revenir, surtout si l’on n’administre pas le traitement complet. </p> <p>Si l’impétigo de votre enfant est sévère ou empire, il pourrait avoir besoin d’un antibiotique administré par voie orale (pris par la bouche).</p><h2>Quand demander une aide médicale</h2><p>Prévoyez immédiatement un rendez-vous avec le médecin de votre enfant s’il montre des symptômes d’impétigo. </p><p>Consultez de nouveau votre médecin dans les cas suivants :<br></p><ul><li> l’état de votre enfant ne semble pas s’améliorer avec le traitement prescrit;<br></li><li>votre enfant présente de nouveaux symptômes, tels que de la fièvre, des difficultés à garder les liquides ou les antibiotiques, ou des difficultés respiratoires. <br></li></ul>
القوباءاالقوباءImpetigoArabicDermatologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00Z7.0000000000000062.0000000000000586.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>ظرة‮ ‬عامة‮ ‬سهلة‮ ‬الفهم‮ ‬عن‮ ‬الاعراض‮ ‬والأسباب‮ ‬والعلاج‮ ‬لمرض‮ ‬الجلد‮ ‬هذا‮ ‬عند‮ ‬الاطفال.<br></p>
脓疮病脓疮病ImpetigoChineseSimplifiedDermatologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00Z62.00000000000007.00000000000000586.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>简要概述了该皮肤感染疾病的病因、症状和治疗。</p>
膿瘡病膿瘡病ImpetigoChineseTraditionalDermatologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00Z62.00000000000007.00000000000000586.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>簡要概述了該皮膚感染疾病的病因、症狀和治療。</p>
ImpétigoIImpétigoImpetigoSpanishNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00Z62.00000000000007.00000000000000586.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>Una descripción sencilla de los síntomas, las causas y el tratamiento de esta infección de la piel en niños.<br></p>
சிரங்கு (இம்பெடிகொ)சிரங்கு (இம்பெடிகொ)ImpetigoTamilNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00Z62.00000000000007.00000000000000586.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>பிள்ளைகளில் இந்தத் தோல் தொற்றுநோய்க்கான அறிகுறிகள், காரணங்கள், மற்றும் சிகிச்சைகள் பற்றி இலகுவாக விளங்கிக்கொள்ளக்கூடிய ஒரு கண்ணோட்டம்.<br></p>
جراثیمی مرضججراثیمی مرضImpetigoUrduNAChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)NANANAAdult (19+)NA2010-03-05T05:00:00Z62.00000000000007.00000000000000586.000000000000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>ایک جائزہ جس کے زریعے آپ بچوں میں ہونے والی اِس جلدی بیماری کی علامتیں، وجوہات اور علاج کو سمجھ سکتے ہیں۔</p><br>

 

 

Impetigo796.000000000000ImpetigoImpetigoIEnglishDermatologyBaby (1-12 months);Toddler (13-24 months);Preschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2023-06-26T04:00:00Z6.8000000000000063.1000000000000630.000000000000Health (A-Z) - ConditionsHealth A-Z<p>Impetigo is a common skin infection that is caused by bacteria. Learn what to look for, and what you and your doctor can do to care for your child.</p><h2>What is impetigo?</h2><p>Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection. It spreads easily. It is very common in young children, especially babies. Without treatment, impetigo can last for several months, it can spread and it can develop into a more severe infection.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria.</li><li>Symptoms of impetigo include small or large blisters. The blisters appear on a red background. They are filled with pus. They occur around the mouth or nose area. They may also occur in the diaper area and can spread to other parts of the body.</li><li>Impetigo is caused by bacteria. The bacteria enter the body through a cut or cracked skin.</li><li>An antibiotic ointment and sometimes an oral antibiotic is used to treat the infection.</li><li>Impetigo spreads easily by touch. Keep your child away from other children until the infection clears.</li></ul><h2>Signs and symptoms of impetigo</h2> <p>The symptoms of impetigo change over time:</p> <ul> <li>At first, the child develops small or large blisters on a red background. The blisters contain pus. They appear around the mouth or nose. They may also appear in the diaper area.</li> <li>The blisters then split open. They form irregular sores. The sores may grow larger.</li> <li>The surface of the sore dries. Honey-coloured crusts form on the sore.</li> <li>The sores become itchy after the blisters burst.</li> </ul><h2>Causes of impetigo</h2><p>Impetigo is caused by bacteria. The bacteria enter the body through a cut, open sore, insect bite or cracked skin. Impetigo is usually caused by <em>Staphylococcus aureus</em>. This is called a staph infection. Impetigo may also be caused by <em>Streptococcus pyogenes</em>. This is called a strep infection.</p><p>Your child is more likely to get this infection if they have:</p><ul><li>dry or flaky skin</li><li> <a href="/Article?contentid=773&language=English">eczema</a></li><li>burns, scratches, splinters, cuts or scrapes</li><li>other skin infections</li><li>spider or insect bites</li><li>contact with another person with untreated impetigo</li></ul><h2>What your child's doctor can do</h2><h3>Physical examination</h3><p>Usually, the doctor can see if your child has impetigo just by looking at the skin. The doctor may also suggest other tests. However, these tests are usually not needed.</p><h3>Antibiotics</h3><p>Your child's doctor will likely prescribe an antibiotic ointment. The ointment will be effective against the bacteria. You will need to spread the ointment on the sores a few times a day. </p><p>The impetigo should improve after a few days. However, even if your child feels better, do NOT stop giving the antibiotics before finishing the full amount prescribed. This infection can come back, especially if the complete treatment is not given. </p><p>If your child's impetigo is more severe or getting worse, your child may need an oral antibiotic (taken by mouth).</p><h2>Taking care of your child at home</h2><h3>Apply ointment to open sores</h3><p>Using a clean finger, apply the ointment on the open sores. Do this a few times a day. Gently remove crusts or scabs with a cotton ball dipped in salt water.</p><h3>Finish all antibiotics</h3><p>Make sure to complete all the prescribed antibiotics. Do this even if your child is feeling better.</p><h3>Impetigo spreads easily</h3><p>Impetigo spreads easily from person to person. The infection can be spread by touching an open sore of an infected person. Keep your child away from other children until the infection has cleared up completely. With treatment, impetigo usually clears within five days.</p><h2>When to see a doctor</h2><p>Book an appointment immediately with your child's doctor if your child is showing symptoms of impetigo.</p><p>See your doctor again if:</p><ul><li>your child does not seem to be improving with the prescribed treatment</li><li>your child develops new symptoms, such as fever, difficulty keeping liquids or antibiotics down, or difficulty breathing</li></ul>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/Impetigo_iStock-1204003540.jpgimpetigoImpetigoFalse

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