Is Infantigo Dangerous?

The red blister is a sign of infantigo. What is it? It is an infection that commonly appears in baby and younger age children. Actually, it is also known as impetigo caused by bacteria. There are three types of impetigo which are bullous, nonbullous, and ecthyma. Three of them cause by bacteria of Staphylococcis aureus and Stereptococcus pyogenes. Some types of impetigo are painful, and some of them only itchy. You can also find this infection for adults. However, it commonly appears on children. Is impetigo dangerous? Actually, it is not dangerous but it can spread easily around the skin. In that situation, it leads to uncomfortable feeling because of painful and itchy skin.

How To Treat Infantigo

If you find any symptoms of infantigo, so you have to cure it as soon as possible. There are some ways to treat the impetigo in order to stop the spreading of infection. Here are some treatments for impetigo:

  • Do natural remedies from tea tree oil, coconut oil, ginger, apple cider vinegar, and honey
  • Apply the antibiotics ointment gently on the infected area
  • Clean the infected area with soap and water routinely

Make sure that there is no allergy to certain ingredients or products for impetigo treatment. Moreover, you can also do the treatment routinely to get rid the symptoms effectively.

How To Prevent Infantigo

After the symptoms of infantigo disappeared, you still have to do some preventions. For the first way to prevent the impetigo, you have also clean all the clothes, toys, and things in your house. It is effective to get rid of the bacteria and dirt caused the impetigo. Second, make sure that there is no one who gets direct contact with the infected person. The impetigo is easy to spread around to other people. So, you have to be more concern about it.