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Has my 4.5 year old daughter got impetigo? I have photos

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Has my 4.5 year old daughter got impetigo? I have photos
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Here is a photo

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Does she have any other symptoms?

How long has this been going on?

Does your daughter have any other medical problems or take any medications?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
She has had a mild cold recently but nothing serious. She is otherwise in excellent health. She has had reddened/sore lips for 48 hrs & today the small blister appeared at school. Teachers say she cannot comeback into school tomorrow if Impetigo but we cannot get to a surgery before school in the morning to diagnose.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Any more thoughts Dr Rick?

Sorry it took so long to get back to today was crazybusy :(

I would not rush to say that was impetigo. It could be angular stomatitis or even a viral lesion.

The best thing to do would be to have her pediatrician take a look at her in person and, if necessary, obtain cultures.

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