in infants are not uncommon and can spread to other parts of the body if hands are not thoroughly washed. Do not squeeze or lance a boil but can apply warm compress.
If there is fever
or extreme redness
, get a blood count done and swab of area to exclude a staph infection.
Community acquired MRSA is rising so you need to be cautious.
There are several anti-staph treatment options so get in touch with your doctor if you think she requires further evaluation.
Bites secondary to mosquitoes or small insects is also possible and cleaning with chlorhexidine
and applying calamine
lotion will help.