Many parents do not know firsthand about such a common problem, as a boil in a child.It can occur on any part of the body, bringing not only aesthetic problems, but also the pain, as well as a certain risk to the health of the child.Why do I get boils and what to do if your child was tortured constant boils?
content of the article:
- Causes of boils and symptoms of furunculosis
- Treatment boils
Causes of boils and symptoms of furunculosis
causes of boils can be different, but they allone way or another connected with the activities of pyogenic bacteria that lead to inflammation of the hair follicle and the formation chirya.
Sometimes the occurrence of boils due to external factors:
- skin lesions (scratches, cuts, animal bites), which resulted in the wound becomes infected;
- hypothermia (the most common example - boils on buttocks, appearing after sitting too cool surface);
- violation of hair growth after shaving (sometimes ingrown hairs can result in the formation
last point, however, for children to do.These factors tend to lead to the formation of a single boil.Multiple same boils that regularly pop up on TV, talking about the development of the disease called furunculosis.It is caused by increased activity of the bacteria called Staphylococcus aureus.
this bacterium lives in the body of a healthy person, and in the case of low immunity (postponed due to illness, stress, poor nutrition, bad environment, receiving antibiotics or harsh laxatives) starts to actively proliferate, promoting furunculosis.Often there is also the appearance of barley on the eyelids.
When abrasions are often the first thing boils appear on the thighs, buttocks, abdomen and groin.Sometimes their appearance is accompanied by fever, poor appetite, weakness, nausea.In the case of single boils caused by some external factors, such symptoms are not usually observed.
Treatment Cure boils
boil in children is quite simple, and it can be done independently.However, in cases where the boil is very deep or located in a remote, or vice versa - is too prominent location (on the head in the hairy part of it, on the face), it is better to seek help from an experienced surgeon.
also should go to the hospital if the boil is on the movable portion, which is constantly exposed to external influences.For example, a boil in children under one year, located on the knee, can be a serious problem, as the kids are actively crawling and can damage the boil that enhance inflammation, disrupt the outflow of pus and can lead to an abscess.
In other cases, you can get rid of the boil yourself.The first thing you need to take - to make the boil quickly broke.To do this, apply compresses, which will have an anti-inflammatory effect and "pulling" pus.
For compresses you can use:
- ichthyol ointment;
- balm Vishnevsky;
- pulp of the aloe;
- crushed leaves golden mustache.
choose the means necessary to put on a cotton swab to apply to boils (previously disinfected with alcohol) and securely fixed via a patch or bandage.In the event that the latter is not necessary to boil bandage too tight, as this may lead to a violation of the outflow of pus and only aggravate the situation.
compress should be applied four to six hours (sometimes - at night).After that you need to give your skin a rest for four hours and then apply a new compress.You can use one tool, and you can rotate them.Good result gives alternation balm Vishnevsky with aloe juice.
After the boil completely ripe and will break, you need to gently squeeze the pus out of him.Squeeze the content chirya need to slowly, carefully, and to do so as long as the festering mass will not go completely, and from the resulting wound does not go pure blood.Then the cavity in which the rod was a boil, should be cleaned with hydrogen peroxide and fill levomekolevoy ointment, and on top put a bandage which should be changed every four to five hours.This should be done as long as the wound is not delayed.
Of course, if the child furunculosis treat boils individual - a thankless task.We need to treat it, so to speak, from the inside.Firstly, the child should be a balanced diet - limit intake of sweets, pastries, fatty foods, smoked meat and milk.Secondly, it is necessary to give the child immunomodulators, as well as various vitamins and minerals.
With furunculosis successfully fought some folk remedies.For example, familiar to all, brewer's yeast, which can be purchased at any pharmacy at affordable price, contribute to the normalization of intestinal microflora and improve the condition of the skin, thus helping both in abrasions and for acne.It also helps in this disease birch tar, which has anti-bacterial properties - it cleanses the blood of harmful bacteria and prevents the development of disease.
If all these means are ineffective, and furunculosis your child is chronic, you should consult a qualified doctor, who after a full comprehensive examination will find out the cause of the disease and prescribe appropriate treatment.Most effectively helps to cope with the problem of cleansing the blood, by which the body of toxins and harmful bacteria.