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Impetago

Were you looking for information on Impetigo? Impetago is a common misspelling of impetigo.
 
Impetigo is a type of bacterial skin condition that most often affects children between the ages of two and five (although older children and adults can also get it). This contagious skin infection is most commonly spread through direct skin-to-skin contact. Impetigo often begins as red, flat spots or pimple-like bumps surrounded by red skin. Treatment typically involves antibiotic medication.
 
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