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Speak to a board-certified doctor securely from your phone or computer and get treatment for impetigo in 15 minutes. Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection. While it may resolve on its own, antibiotics are often prescribed to shorten the duration of the infection and prevent complications. With our same-day treatment service, you can meet with a top online doctor, get diagnosed, and receive the medication you need.

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Doctors and patients can work together to diagnose and treat impetigo. PlushCare makes it easy to have a video consultation with one of our doctors who can talk to you about your symptoms and prescribe you the appropriate medication. Then, simply pick up your prescription from your local pharmacy!

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PlushCare maintains a 97% patient satisfaction rating. From your phone or computer you can speak with a top doctor, receive a diagnosis, and get prescribed impetigo treatment in just 15 minutes. PlushCare only employs doctors who are graduates of top 50 U.S. medical schools. We’re really proud of the care we offer.

Frequently Asked Questions

What are symptoms of impetigo?

Impetigo usually begins as a small cluster of blisters which break out into bright red spots and blister. Impetigo mainly appears on the face, but can develop in exposed areas such as the legs or arms.

What causes impetigo?

The most common cause of impetigo is bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus. Another bacteria source is group A streptococcus. These bacteria can be found in many environments, and the most common way to get an infection is by contact with someone who already has one.

Who is at risk of impetigo?

Children aged 2-5 are the most likely to get impetigo, and common methods of infection include sharing clothes with an infected friends, playing contact sports, poor hygiene habits such as not washing hands, and using infected bedding, towels or clothes. You are more likely to catch impetigo if you have other skin problems such as eczema, lice, insect bits or fungal infections. The bacteria can more easily enter the skin through cracks caused by these conditions.

Where is impetigo common?

The most popular places of impetigo infections include Oceania, Australia, and New Zealand. Impetigo tends to be seasonal and the bacteria responsible thrive in warm and wet conditions. For that same reason, the disease is most common in hot and humid climates during summer and fall seasons

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