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Impetigo

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) -

Dr. Aisha Aslam is helping her patients with the skin problem Impetigo.

Impetigo can be blisters filled with pus, oozing and crusting over or swollen lymph nodes near the infection.

Treat this mild infection with a local antibacterial cream. Wash the skin several times a day, preferably with antibacterial soap.

If you have impetigo, always use a clean towel and washcloth. Wash your hands after touching the skin lesions.

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