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Impetigo Presentation

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Aj Breister

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Itchy Blisters filled with yellow or honey-colored fluid (1)
Blisters are easy to pop open and leave behind red raw skin, as well as crusting over (1)
Rash (can start as a small spot but eventually spread if scratch) (1)
Skin lesions on face, lips, arms, or legs that spread to other body parts (1)
Swollen Lymph Nodes near infection (1) (act as filters to trap foreign particles and important for proper functioning of the immune system (2)) Description Causes •Children in unhealthy living conditions (4)
•Happens when there is breaks in the skin (bites, trauma, and sometimes not broken skin) (4)
•Happens because of strep or staph bacteria (4)
•Involves only top layers of skin(4) Transferable • Is contagious (1)

• Can spread through the fluid from blister comes in contact with open wounds (2) Prevention • If someone has it use a clean wash cloth and towel every time (1)
• Don’t share bath products, towels, clothing with someone who has the infection (1)
• Was hands thoroughly every time after touching the skin lesion (1)
• Good hygiene and general health help prevent infection from occurring (4)
• Always clean minor cuts and scrapes with soap and clean water (4)
• Avoid touching the skin lesion as much as possible (do to being contagious) (1) With the condition It can be uncomfortable (3)
Mostly embarrassing to be out in public (3)
Children can be unsocial (3) Ashley B. Hr. 4 Impetigo Treatments •Mild infections can be treated with prescribed antibacterial creams (1)
•Severe ones may need to have antibiotics taken by the mouth(1)
•Wash (not scrub) skin several times a day, preferred with antibacterial soap, to remove crust and drainage(1) Interesting Facts Sir Alexander Ogston discovered Impetigo in 1881. (6)
More research was done by Frederick Fehleisen in 1883 to find out that strep was a cause of Impetigo. (6)
One home remedy is to soak the infected area in vinegar for 20 minutes to help remove crusting. (5) (8) (7) Strep Bacteria (9) Staph Bacteria (11) Sources (12) (13) (14) 1."Impetigo - PubMed Health." National Center for Biotechnology Information. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Oct. 2012. <http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/PMH0001863/
2."Lymph node - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia." Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. N.p., n.d. Web. 2 Oct. 2012. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lymph_node
3."Impetigo ." KidsHealth - the Web's most visited site about children's health. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Oct. 2012. <http://kidshealth.org/parent/infections/bacte rial_viral/impetigo.html
4."Impetigo Causes, Symptoms, Treatments, Prevention." WebMD - Better information. Better health.. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Oct. 2012. <http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/tc/impetigo-overview>.
5."Impetigo: Lifestyle and home remedies - MayoClinic.com." Mayo Clinic. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Oct. 2012. <http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/impetigo/DS00464/DSECTION=lifestyle-and-home-remedies>.
6."Who discovered impetigo." The Q&A wiki. N.p., n.d. Web. 3 Oct. 2012. <http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Who_discover _impetigo
7."Impetigo." Nursingcrib. N.p., 25 Sept. 2010. Web. 4 Oct. 2012. <http://nursingcrib.com/nursing-notes-reviewer/maternal-child-health/impetigo/>.
8."Cholera and Impetigo - Treatment Prevention - Ain Health." Ain Health | World Of Health . N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Oct. 2012. <http://topworldofhealth.blogspot.com/2011/12/cholera-and-impetigo-treatment.html>.
9."Dental Caries Prevention by Camellia sinensis - MicrobeWiki." MicrobeWiki. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Oct. 2012. <http://microbewiki.kenyon.edu/index.php/Dental_Caries_Prevention_by_Camellia_sinensis
10."scharfphoto.com: FINE ART PRINTS: Staph Bacteria - 199812-026." scharfphoto.com: David Scharf: Home . N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Oct. 2012. <http://www.scharfphoto.com/fine_art_prints/archives/000608.php
11."Natural Remedies for the Treatment of Impetigo." Native Remedies® – Natural Health Remedies | Info on ADD ADHD to UTI & More. N.p., n.d. Web. 4 Oct. 2012. <http://www.nativeremedies.com/ailment/natural-treatments-for-impetigo.html>.
12."First aid kit." WebMD. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Oct. 2012. <http://img.webmd.com/dtmcms/live/webmd/consumer_assets/site_images/articles/health_tools/caring_for_wounds_slideshow/getty_rf_photo_of_first_aid_supplies.jpg
13."Sir Alexander Ogston." History Timeline. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Oct. 2012. <http://profile.ak.fbcdn.net/hprofile-ak-ash3/41604_47777641463_5500_n.jpg>.
14.Newman, Caroline. "Around The Web in 5 Days: 5 Ways To Get Your Blog Shared | Business 2 Community." Business 2 Community - Building Deeper Business Relationships Through Engaging Communities. N.p., n.d. Web. 5 Oct. 2012. <http://www.business2community.com/blogging/around-the-web-in-5-days-5-ways-to-get-your-blog-shared-0182348>.
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