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Impetigo

Impetigo

Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection most commonly found in children and caused primarily by staph and/or strep.  It is very contagious and spread by touching, rubbing or scratching the sores, and by coming into contact with contaminated objects such as towels and...

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Is my sore throat strep?

Is my sore throat strep?

Is my sore throat strep throat?  Odds are fairly high if the your throat looks like the picture, complete with pus on the tonsils.  The dilemma is when the throat is red and sore without exudate ("white spots").  Strep throat is usually not accompanied by a runny nose...

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