A Pus-filled Bump In A 12 Month Old Baby?
, I want to ask … r n My child is 12 months old, at first there was a lot of prickly heat, over time it grew like a boil, one of the boils burst and drained of pus and blood, after that the boil that broke was still swollen .. r nWhat should I do .. r nTrims ..
Prickly heat or commonly referred to as miliaria is a condition in which there is a red rash accompanied by an itchy protrusion. Prickly heat usually occurs after exposure to hot air or sweat. Miliaria usually occurs in areas such as the groin, groin, neck, back. Prickly heat can occur in children to adults.
Prickly heat can cause intense itching, so sometimes the child can scratch the prickly heat. prickly heat that is scratched can cause the entry of bacteria into the skin, resulting in a bacterial infection which usually causes symptoms such as pus-filled bumps and a burning sensation. The pus-filled lump can enlarge and can rupture on its own. This usually requires treatment using a certain antibiotic ointment which the doctor will prescribe later.
But besides that, the condition that your child is experiencing can also be caused by other causes such as:
Therefore, to determine the exact cause of the condition your child is experiencing, then you should check your child directly to the doctor, so that the doctor can check the condition of your child directly, and can provide the right therapy for your child. It is recommended that you do not give any drugs.
clean with a tissue or clean cloth if the pus bursts. wash with antiseptic soap around the wound. don't scratch. clean the body if you sweat so that prickly heat can be reduced. wear clothes that absorb sweat.
Here's an article that you can read about prickly heat
may be useful. thank you