Impetigo, which is a bacterial skin infection, must be treated with antibiotics, states WebMD. Mild cases of impetigo may be treated with an antibiotic cream or ointment, while more serious cases of impetigo may require ... More »

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Effective treatments for impetigo include oral antibiotics such as erythromycin and cloxacillin, antibiotic creams such as fusic acid and mupirocin, and disinfectants, according to PubMed Health. Health experts don't agr... More »

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Cleaning the affected area with an antibacterial wash or water several times a day can help improve the impetigo, according to Healthline. A person can apply an ointment containing bacitracin or over-the-counter antibiot... More »

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Impetigo is a type of bacterial skin infection characterized by red, oozing sores that burst open and develop a yellow-brown crust, according to WebMD. While these sores can appear anywhere on the body, they are most com... More »

Depending on the severity of the infection, there are different treatment options, including topical medications, oral antifungal medicines and surgery. Topical medications may be useful when the infection affects less t... More »

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Epidermolysis bullosa simplex is incurable, and treatment involves managing the blisters and wounds caused by the condition and preventing infection, reports the Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center. Sometimes su... More »

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In order to decide on the appropriate treatment option for a fungal infection, the patient must first determine what type of infection it is, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Each type of infe... More »

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