Impetigo is a disease in which small bubbles or pustules form on the surface of the skin.
Most often, impetigo begins with the appearance of red spots.
Touching causes pain. At the last stage, the skin is covered with scabs in the form of honey crusts.
The disease is contagious and the patient is immediately hospitalized.
Reasons for impetigo
In 80% of cases skin disease causesStaphylococcus aureus. Also, the occurrence of impetigo may be associated with streptococcal and mixed infections. If a child begins to suffer from a child, an epidemic of impetigo occurs.
The main risk factors that provoke impetigo:
- Weakened immunity-
- Chronic neurodermatitis or eczema-
- Metabolic disorders-
- Contact dermatitis-
- Microtrauma or microcutaneous skin.
In the tropical and subtropical climate, in seasonRains, the risk of impetigo increases tens of times. After the bites of insects through the micranks can get an infection, which at the main risk factors will lead to impetigo.
Complications of impetigo
The timely treatment of impetigo - a guaranteeThe fact that the disease will pass without serious consequences. If the patient has not applied for qualified help for a long time, jade, myocarditis, abscess or phlegmon may occur.
Treatment of impetigo
To treat impetigo, the affected areas are wipedCamphor or salicylic alcohol. Bubble rashes are treated with greenery and lubricated twice a day with ointment based on erythromycin. In severe impetigo, antibiotics are prescribed intramuscularly. Complete recovery occurs within two weeks.