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Have I Got Herpes Or Impetigo?

Have I Got Herpes Or Impetigo?

Most people get this highly infectious disease through physical contact with someone who has it, or from sharing the same clothes, bedding, towels, or other objects. Sores associated with impetigo may be mistaken for...

Are My Blister Impetigo Or Herpes?

Are My Blister Impetigo Or Herpes?

It can be tough to tell the difference between impetigo and cold sores as they share many common symptoms: appearance, can look like blisters, crust over as they heal, and are located around the...

Could I Have Herpes Or Impetigo?

Could I Have Herpes Or Impetigo?

Impetigo is a highly contagious bacterial skin infection causing blisters and sores. You have sores or a rash that worsens or becomes more uncomfortable. These could be signs of glomerulonephritis, a kidney disease caused...

Do I Have Impetigo Or Herpes Gladiatorum?

Do I Have Impetigo Or Herpes Gladiatorum?

They include: Ring worm, Herpes simplex, Impetigo, and Staph/MRSA. Although there are several types of herpes that can be contracted in wrestling, Herpes gladiatorum is the most common, earning the name Mat Herpes or...

How Can A Doctor Mis-diagnose Shingles As Impetigo?

How Can A Doctor Mis-diagnose Shingles As Impetigo?

Misdiagnosis of Impetigo including hidden diseases, diagnosis mistakes, alternative diagnoses, differential diagnoses, and misdiagnosis. These include eczema, psoriasis, poison ivy or shingles. More about Impetigo. Visual inspection of the region can often see the...