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What does impetigo look like when it first starts?
Posted 4 years ago in Health & Wellness by MerlinRevolution

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On the skin, especially around the nose or mouth. The sores begin as small red spots, then change to blisters that eventually break open. The sores are generally not painful, but they may be itchy. That ooze fluid and look crusty. Sores often look like they have been coated with honey or brown sugar. That increase in size and number. Sores may be as small as a pimple or larger than a coin.


What is Pressure Sores

A pressure sore is a lesion that develops on the skin and underlying tissues due to unrelieved pressure usually over a bony prominence. The skin and tissues rely on an adequate blood supply for oxygen and nutrients. When tissues are compressed for an extended period from hours to days, blood supply can be cut off, leading to development of a sore.

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