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What causes boils on infants?
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Dr. Arti Jain
Pediatrics
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In brief: Viral and bacterial
Various viral and bacterial infections can cause boils on the skins of infants and older kids.
Rarely, it can be caused by other causes that are more serious causes. The diagnosis is based on how they look, where they are, how are they progressing, response to treatment and associated symptoms. He/she should be examined by their physician for evaluation and treatment.

In brief: Viral and bacterial
Various viral and bacterial infections can cause boils on the skins of infants and older kids.
Rarely, it can be caused by other causes that are more serious causes. The diagnosis is based on how they look, where they are, how are they progressing, response to treatment and associated symptoms. He/she should be examined by their physician for evaluation and treatment.
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