The concern for impetigo is that there could have been a staph infection - a real concern with burns. If this is the case an antibiotic should take care of it. But, the healing can have itching, redness and new skin growing looks different for quite a while. It would be wise to have a doctor take a look to see if treatment is needed or if it is just healing as it should.
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Debbie Miller, RN