Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria. It is most common in children between the ages of two and six. It usually starts when bacteria get into a break in the skin, such as a cut, scratch, or insect bite.
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The Medical Dermatology Clinic at Tufts Medical Center in downtown Boston evaluates and manages a broad range of dermatologic conditions that require medical care, ￼including acne, warts, and more. Learn more and request an appointment.
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