SummaryThis is a purulent infectious skin disease caused by streptococcus and staphylococcus, a form of pyoderma. The development of impetigo promote micro, mitseratsiya, skin contamination, enhanced sweating, metabolic disorders (diabetes), vitamin deficiency, weakened immune system (after a serious illness), violations of the rules of personal hygiene.
Strep impetigo is more common in children and young women, characterized by the appearance on the exposed parts of the body (face, legs, arms) of plane bubbles the size of 0.5-1 cm in diameter with clear or unclear content. Children most often affects the corners of his mouth - streptococcal bridou, wings, nose, skin folds of auricles, where on the site quickly dehiscent bubbles formed painful cracks. Impetigo occurs with the formation of widely distributed festering blisters which later dry up in the thick yellow-green rind.
The treatment is conducted usually an outpatient basis. Affected and adjacent areas of healthy skin can not be washed with water. Impetigo treated with antibiotics. Good results showed Zithromax (Azithromycin). Zithromax 250 mgZithromax 250 mg taken by mouth once a day for 5-7 days.