My baby has oozing, crusting skin lesions. Should I cover them or leave them open

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Oozing skin lesions

Baby
You should have the baby seen ASAP by a clinician to examine the lesions. Honey crusting is associated with a Staph infection until proven otherwise.
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Oozing, crusting skin lesions are likely a sign of a bacterial infection, most commonly caused by Staph or Strep bacteria. Your child should be examined, and then the proper treatment can be prescribed. These type of lesions will typically heal faster if left open, however they are contagious, and your baby will likely not be able to resist scratching/touching an uncovered sore.
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Make sure than the lesions breath enough air to heal well
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