About Impetigo

Impetigo is related to bullous impetigo and impetigo herpetiformis, and has symptoms including exanthema, fever and pruritus. An important gene associated with Impetigo is DSG1 (Desmoglein 1), and among its related pathways/superpathways are Innate Immune System and Keratinization. The drugs Retapamulin and Permethrin have been mentioned in the context of this disorder. Affiliated tissues include skin, liver and neutrophil, and related phenotypes are homeostasis/metabolism and immune system

Major Symptoms of Impetigo

Impetigo is a type of skin infection that causes severe itching, inflammation, and redness. Some major symptoms include:

1. Itchy, burning, or raw skin on the affected area

2. Flaky, scaly skin that sheds and causes itching

3. Redness and swelling around the affected area

4. Increased sensitivity to touch and irritation

5. Itching that is worse at night and after showering

6. A feeling of itching and tightness in the affected area

7. In severe cases, the skin may become itchy, swollen, and bright red

8. The affected area may become dry and crusty, making it difficult to get a grip

9. In some cases, the infection may be accompanied by fever, chills, or body achesIf you suspect you may have impetigo, it's important to consult a doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment.

Suitable Lifestyle for People with Impetigo

Impetigo is a common skin infection that usually presents with redness, itching, and herpes. People suffering from Impetigo are suitable for the following lifestyle:

1. Keep the skin clean and dry: wash your face every day and use a mild facial cleanser to ensure dry skin to reduce the growth of bacteria and fungi.

2. Avoid scratching the skin: Use soft objects (such as cotton swabs or sterilized medical gauze) on the affected area to gently scrape off the scab to avoid scratching the skin and causing infection.

3. Avoid friction: Avoid wearing tight clothing or shoes and socks that are too rough to avoid friction and infection.

4. Maintain a healthy diet: Pay attention to your diet, try to avoid spicy, greasy and other irritating foods, and increase your intake of vitamins A, C and E to help enhance skin immunity.

5. Moderate exercise: Maintaining a moderate amount of exercise can help improve the body's immunity and reduce symptoms.

6. Take medicine on time: Under the advice of your doctor, take antibiotics or other therapeutic drugs on time to avoid worsening of the condition.

7. Avoid sharing towels and toiletries with others: to avoid infecting others.

8. Regular review: Impetigo is easy to relapse, so regular review is required to ensure that the condition is effectively controlled. In short, people with Impetigo should pay attention to keeping their skin clean, avoiding friction, maintaining a healthy diet, exercising moderately, taking medications on time, and having regular check-ups. At the same time, avoid sharing towels and toiletries with others to reduce the risk of infecting others.

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