Your child's defence system (immune system) is not fully developed till puberty and can catch infections.
This is usually a staphylococcal infection. Antibiotics taken orally, or applied on the skin, is given.
Usually not a major problem, however with extensive cases, use an anti-viral drug called acyclovir for a few days.
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