Posted by: Riaan | 2007/08/05


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

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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!

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