Patient Comments: Impetigo - Contagious Setting

Did someone in your household catch impetigo from a highly contagious setting? Share your experience.

Comment from: Joy, 7-12 Female (Caregiver) Published: February 24

My three sons got Impetigo from a water park last October. It was my son"s birthday party and by the end of the party 2 children had skin irritation. Within the next two weeks the three boys had Impetigo and one friend from the party too. Antibiotic ointment cleared it up but two boys have red dots still on their faces 4 months later. Even Bio oil is not clearing the scars.

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Comment from: wrestlingmom, Female (Patient) Published: June 02

My daughter got it from wrestling.

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Comment from: KT, 13-18 Female (Caregiver) Published: August 08

My stepson caught impetigo from a water park.

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