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She goes on to share that it can be very contagious and usually starts as red sores near the mouth or the nose. After the sores break, a “honey-colored crust” appears on the skin. In many cases, it can be itchy and kids will feel the urge to scratch it.
Luckily, impetigo can be treated with an over the counter antibiotic and she says that if it does not clear in a few days an oral antibiotic prescribed by a doctor may be necessary.
Dr. Batra also urges parents to keep children home from school if they have impetigo, as it is contagious for at least 24 hours.