Impetigo facts for kids

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A man with a very bad case of impetigo.

Impetigo is a very contagious bacterial skin infection. It is most common in pre-school children. People who play close-contact sports like rugby and American football are also at risk. Impetigo is not very common in adults. Impetigo can also be called school sores.


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