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14 Apr 2003

What is EMPATIGO & is it infectious?
A friend has broken out into a rash all over her chest which is not itchy & a bad sore on her chin which is busy healing but looks like a goatie. The chemist has said that it is empatigo, and we have never heard of anything like this before & want to know, how is it caused, is it contagious & how is it cured. Thank you for your help.
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01 Jan 0001

Hi Rene

I think you're referring to impetigo. Read our article on this condition in our A-Z database.

Regards

Dr D
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