Impetigo Treatment in New York and New Jersey
Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey offer treatment for impetigo to the residents of New York and New Jersey.
What is Impetigo?
Impetigo is a very contagious skin condition that typically affects children and infants. The condition normally appears on the face as red sores around the nose and mouth. The sores may also ooze and develop light gold crusts. Because the condition is contagious, treatment is typically recommended to shorten the course of the condition and minimize the risk of spreading to others.
What Causes Impetigo?
Impetigo is caused by the spreading of a particular bacterium, known as Staphylococcus aureus, from person-to-person. The bacterium is able to remain active in clothing, bed sheets, towels, toys and other objects.
How Do I Know If I Have Impetigo?
Although most common in children and infants, impetigo can affect people of all ages. The sores most often appear around the nose and mouth but may also be present on other parts of the body. After the red sores develop, they soon rupture and ooze, then a brownish-yellow crust forms over the open sore. A less common type of impetigo is bullous impetigo that causes large blisters on the torso or diaper area. The extreme type of impetigo is ecthyma develops deep in the skin, creating tender sores that are filled with fluid or puss and may develop into ulcers if left untreated.
What is the Cost of Impetigo Treatment in New York and New Jersey?
The price of impetigo treatment varies for each person depending on the extent of treatment necessary. Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey accepts CareCredit® and Alphaeon™ Credit, two different financing options that work with every budget! Please speak to our concierge team for more information.
How Do I Get Started?
Dr. Goldberg and his staff will be happy to discuss impetigo treatment with you. Please feel free to call for a private consultation at one of our offices in New York or New Jersey.
Dr. Goldberg and his staff at Skin Laser & Surgery Specialists of New York and New Jersey provide personalized care to residents of New York and New Jersey with state-of-the-art technology for optimal health, aesthetics, and patient satisfaction. To receive more information or schedule a consultation, call (201) 299-4521 to speak with our friendly staff.
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"Dr. Goldberg is one of the most skilled dermatologists in the industry. He is the first dermatologist to utilize the most cutting- edge lasers and techniques. Beyond his skills as a dermatologist, he is someone I trust to care for my skin." - R. G., New York, New York