4 Tips to Prevent Boils on Babies

Yatin Suleha    •    15 November 2016 23:56 WIB
4 Tips to Prevent Boils on Babies
Illustration (Photo: AFP)

Metrotvnews.com, Jakarta: A boil is a skin infection in the hair follicle. It causes a tender and red lump.

Dr. Robert Soetandio from Awal Bros Hospital in Tangerang offered tips to prevent boils on babies:

- Wipe the sweats dry.
- Maintain the cleanliness.
- Avoid damp room.
- Provide clean and comfortable clothes.

If these symptoms occur, see a doctor immediately:

- The boils appear in the eye or the face.
- The boils persist for more than two weeks.
- The baby has a fever.
- The boils become skin abscesses.