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Streptodermii: etiology, symptoms, treatment, photos

Streptococcal pyoderma or streptoderma is an infectious disease which affects the skin, which develops as a result of introduction into the skin of infectious agents, as streptoderma fairly quickly distributed on the skin surface, capturing new areas of the skin regardless of location, when the first symptoms should immediately consult a doctor.

For confirmation of the diagnosis will need microscopic examination, this requires scraping of the skin.

It is important to emphasize that using antibacterial ointments, the diagnosis will be blurred, and therefore, self-treatment, as such, should be avoided.


To eliminate the spread of infection to healthy areas of skin, the infected area around rubbed salicylic or boric alcohol solution, and this should be done twice a day, when there is a change of bandages.

At the initial stage, when there is just redness, erosion and bubble, excellent job various drying bandages with aqueous solutions, for example, 0, 25% silver nitrate or 2% solution of resorcinol.

Within a few days after the start of treatment, procedure blend dry dressings should be repeated 2-3 slot in the day, and between the overlay you can take a break in 2-3 hours.

If we are talking about zaedy, nasty cracks in the corners of the lips, they can be carefully lubricated 1-2% with silver nitrate not more than 3 times during the day.

At the opening of the bladder must necessarily take into account all measures of asepsis. After opening the bladder is recommended to apply a bandage, which is impregnated with antibacterial ointments. As a topical ointment, you can choose, such as drugs streptocidum ointment or tetracycline ointment. The bandage with ointment is superimposed on the 12 hours twice per day.

The crust, which is formed in situ erosion can also be treated with ointments for special purposes, naphthalan, erythromycinbuy or 3% rivanola.

To avoid scratching the affected area when severe, unbearable itching you can take antihistamines. "Claritin", "Telfast", "Suprastin". In addition, it is recommended to lubricate the nails with a solution of iodine to prevent any infection on the affected, open area of skin.

When complications with increasing temperature, General malaise, may be prescribed antibiotics.