Impetigo commonly infects young age 2 - 5 senility old. Repercussion United Principality, Impetigo infected progeny 1 - 4 dotage senile, coming 2. 8 % per a era and offspring 5 - 15 elderliness elderly, road 1. 6 %. Beside that impetigo also can infect adult people.
Impetigo is divided in 2 kinds as follows:
* Impetigo Krustosa
It is a type of impetigo that caused a blister but without hernia. Impetigo krustosa infects children especially which has low personal and environmental sanitation and hygiene. The blister usually appears in all of the body surfaces, but likely around the nose and mouth.
* Impetigo Bulosa
Impetigo Bulosa is one type of impetigo that the blister formed with hernia. Impetigo Bulosa infects children and adult person. The blister appears in all of the body surfaces and commonly in armpit, back, and chest.
The impetigo cause is a bacterium called staphylococcus and streptococcus Impetigo. The disease will infect if the bacterium infiltrates the body trough a wound or by an insect’s bite. Besides that, impetigo also infect trough the upper breathing organs.
The symptoms in early is like an open wound. It is like red swelling spot in the skin ( with itchy feelings ). Then it becomes a blister and produces hernia then gets drained and form ulceration or scab. Impetigo is so infectious, it happens trough the watery wounds and hernia from the wound or blister.
The impetigo disease will cure by itself in 2 - 3 weeks. But the infectious characteristic and so easy to spread of impetigo it may cause more serious problems if don’t be handled soon.
To prevent Impetigo disease can be trough by follow this below directions:
* Avoid direct contact with infected person of impetigo.
* If you had a direct contact with them, wash your hands immediately or take a bath using soap and flowing water soon after.
* Avoid using any tools, dresses, towel and another such things that was used by the infected person.
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