Suite G, 117A Harley St, Marylebone, London W1G 6AT, UK


call 020 71833648 BOOK NOW

Signs and symptoms of impetigo

When impetigo occurs, they often occur in two types, which are:

  • bullous and
  • non-bullous impetigo

Non-bullous impetigo

The non-bullous skin condition is the most common type of impetigo, and may go through the following stages:

  • Starts with mild sores, which are usually itchy.
  • The sores easily get busted, which may make the affected area of the skin red or raw
  • Glands around the sores become swollen
  • The skin gradually heals without scarring, unless in severe cases where the skin cuts deep into the skin.

Although non-bullous impetigo may appear mild, the infection can spread to other areas of the body, which is why timely treatment of this infection is important.

Call us now on 020 71833648 to get your treatment started!

Bullous impetigo

Bullous impetigo often causes fluid-filled blisters on the skin, but in this case, there is no reddish-like attribute in the surrounding area of the skin. A person with bullous impetigo will normally have the following symptoms:

  • Blisters with cloudy or yellowish fluid
  • The blisters may become transparent, which may break open
  • Crusty sores in the affected area
  • Skin heals without scarring after a while.

Other skin infections can develop if impetigo is left untreated. An example of such skin infection is ecthyma. This skin infection can easily form scars on the skin when they heal.

Some symptoms of ecthyma may also include:

  • Painful blisters on the affected area.
  • blisters may develop into deep open sores
  • Crusts develop with redness on the surrounding area of the skin.

Don’t hesitate to reach out to our dermatologist London if you experience any of these symptoms.

OUR PATIENTS REVIEW

Quotes

ReviewsI was suffering from terrible allergies. Over the counter medications didn't help much and life was going from bad to worse. I started spending more time browsing the web for a solution. Then, a colleague recommended me the Clear skin Clinic. I went for the first consultation without much expectation. But the moment I arrived, all my worries were put to rest. I underwent the pinprick allergy testing to learn that I was allergic to dust mites. Since then, I bought cleaning products and vacuums as suggested by these people and that helped. I suffer seldom now, thanks to Clear skin Clinic.

Paul Blackwell (Patient Review)

Paul Blackwell

5 months ago

Quotes

ReviewsMy eczema had been a constant problem since I was young and I had treatment of different sorts with mixed results. It was a colleague who suggested that I go to Clear Skin Clinic and see if they could help. I was so impressed by the staff at the clinic all of whom were kind and efficient. I have started treatment now and my skin is looking so much better.

Shirley Miller (Patient Review)

Shirley Miller

11 months ago