Melanoma and Other Skin Cancers U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health. Learning about medical care for skin cancer can help you take an active part in making choices about your care. This booklet tells about: • Diagnosis and staging

Impetigo. Impetigo is contagious, meaning it can spread to others. You can catch this infection if the fluid that oozes from the blisters touches an open area on your skin. A single or possibly many blisters filled with pus; easy to pop

Skin infections start when bacteria get into a cut or scrape. Impetigo—blisters with fluid in them, which pop and get a yellow crust. when you can’t wash. Wash cuts, scrapes and sores with soap and water,

Wound and Abscess Care OHRDP Conference March 1, 2011 Jane Haywood-Farmer. The Skin times per day before the abscess is lanced can help. Do not: Try and lance/drain the abscess on your own. Impetigo (pus filled blisters) Styes

Dear Parents of Athletes, associated with sports and ways you can help us prevent the spread of these diseases. Skin Infections – Staph Infections (MRSA) •Impetigo – blisters with fluid in them, which may pop and get a yellow crust.

Looking after A guide for parents and families. impetigo (you say, im-pa-ty-go). Blisters pop and get a scab or crust. The blisters are usually on the stomach, back and face, and then spread to other parts of the body. Blisters can

2 February 2016 Dear Pre-Prep Parents, The blisters pop and weep a yellow, Impetigo can also spread from one person to another in the same manner. Hand-to-skin contact is the most common. Who is at risk of getting Impetigo?

These blisters are easy to pop and then impetigo can spread all over your body if it is not treated quickly. This infection can also be spread very easily to other people. washing your hands There is a very good reason to wash your hands.

Dermatitis, which is inflammation of the skin, but a skin infection can result in skin Bacterial . Bacterial. skin infections include: Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection most common among pre-school the skin, cuts, blisters, burns, insect bites, surgical wounds

After you get treated. Skin infections start when bacteria get into a cut or scrape. skin and usually cause no harm. But when staphylococcus bacteria get into your body through a break in the skin, they can cause a “staph” infection. • Impetigo—blisters with fluid in them,

Healthy Skin Practices Staphylococcus aureus It can cause boils, wound infections, abscesses, cellulitis, impetigo, pneumonia and even bloodstream infections. Usual symptoms of a skin infection are redness, warmth, boils, or blisters. Even if you don’t have any of the above problems,

PORT MACQUARIE PUBLIC SCHOOL P.O. Box 1056 (Grant Street) If your child has impetigo, you can help Blisters around the nose and mouth More serious infections may cause fever and swollen glands Once the blisters form,

Wash the skin (not scrub) several times a day. impetigo blisters do not go away after Recovery: three days of taking antibiotics Recovery Blisters are easy to pop and leave a reddish raw looking skin Inflammation of the skin on you have any symptoms of

The signs of impetigo include red sores that pop easily and leave a yellow crust, fluid-filled blisters, itchy rash, skin lesions, and swollen lymph nodes. The sores can be If you suspect your child has impetigo, you should have

Skin Infections About Skin Impetigo—blisters with fluid in them, which pop and get a yellow crust. It can be spread by scratching. This infection often occurs on the face.2 DO NOT squeeze or try to pop bumps or pimples.

Therefore all children with impetigo should have a skin swab performed by their doctor blisters quickly and easily pop to reveal an oozing red base. If impetigo recurs, you should return to see your doctor immediately.

Dear Parents of Athletes, associated with sports and ways you can help us prevent the spread of these diseases. Skin Infections – Staph Infections (MRSA) •Impetigo – blisters with fluid in them, which may pop and get a yellow crust.

FACT SHEET Group A Streptococcal Disease (GAS) vesicles) that pop, weep and form crusts, then fall off. Severe illness may with impetigo or pyoderma should be excluded from school or childcare until seen by a healthcare provider

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