Impetigo: Sores on the Upper Lip
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Symptoms of impetigo include yellow, crusty, oozing blisters or sores. The sores can appear anywhere on the body. Scratching the blisters may spread impetigo to other parts of the body. Impetigo is more common in children than adults.
Impetigo is treated with antibiotics.
Primary Medical ReviewerSusan C. Kim, MD - Pediatrics
Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014