Take The Impetigo Quiz

10 Questions
Infection Quizzes & Trivia

Impetigo is a bacterial skin infection that is highly contagious and is common in the UK. Answer the following True or False questions to learn how much you know about impetigo and other related information.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Children get impetigo more often than adults………..True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    You cannot catch impetigo from using the same washcloths, towels, bedsheets as someone with impetigo............True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Common sites for impetigo are around the nose and mouth and on hands..............True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    You should cut your child's fingernails short if he/she has impetigo...........True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Keeping the impetigo sores covered with clean gauze bandages is a good idea..............True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Creams or ointments that you can buy at the store are the best treatment for impetigo..................True of False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Scratching impetigo sores is okay and doesn't cause any further problems.............True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Impetigo is not contagious...............True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Your nurse or doctor can give you medication to help fight the impetigo……………...True or False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Children should stay home from school/daycare until 48 hours after starting oral antibiotics or until the crusts have dried out................True of False?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False