Ask an expert
Question

05 Aug 2007

molluiscum
My dougther has had big natal sores 3 months ago and keep on getting more sores every week they reproduce and looks like boiles what must we do as we took her to the dr with no sucsess
This a concern to us as it does not get better it gets worse .
Please advise us on what to do.
Regards Riaan
Answer 647 views
Expert
CyberDoc
cyberdoc

01 Jan 0001

Hallo Riaan
this is usually caused by a bacteria called staph aureus. Try bathing her with Hibiscrub soap - just be careful that she does not get any soap in her eyes - it burns. Get Bactroban ointment to put inside her nose (as this is where the bacteria loves to grow), and put bactroban on each sore and put a plaster over it so that it does not come into contact with healthy skin. Give her a multivit with iron supplement. Do not let her share towels, washcloths etc with other people in the house. Hope this helps!
The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical examination, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.
Voting Booth
Have you entered our Health of the Nation survey?
Please select an option Oops! Something went wrong, please try again later.
Results
Yes
33% - 9324 votes
No
67% - 18748 votes
Vote