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Were you looking for information about Impetigo? Impitego is a common misspelling of impetigo.
 
Impetigo, also called pyoderma or impetigo contagiosa, is a type of skin condition that is typically spread through direct skin-to-skin contact with an infected person. This bacterial skin infection can also be transmitted by touching a contaminated surface or sharing contaminated items, such as a towel, a razor, or bedding. Impetigo is treated with antibiotics, either applied directly to the skin (topical) or taken by mouth (oral).
 
(Click Impetigo for more detailed information on the causes of this skin infection, as well as possible symptoms and how it is prevented and treated. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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