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Impetigo is a bacterial infection of your child's skin.
It starts as a red area that may form blisters or a crust the color of honey.
The infection occurs most around the mouth, nose, cuts, scratches and insect bites.
Impetigo can be easily passed to other people (contagious).
For a case of impetigo, call your health care provider, who may prescribe an antibiotic.