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Impetigo (cont.)

Impetigo Prevention

Prevent impetigo by avoiding contact with others who have impetigo. It also helps if to keep skin clean, dry, and avoid scraping or injuring the skin.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/22/2014

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