However, doctors at the new Jabari Hospital in Houston, where he was transported last week, believe it could be Bullous epidermolysis, a genetic condition that causes widespread and painful skin with bubbles.
It could be weeks before physicians know what to do.
Ja Barari is scheduled for an operation to create incision in his throat and break through the scar tissue that caused his intercourse on the chest and beard.
His parents hope to raise money for his treatment because they are not sure how long they will need to be hospitalized.
GoFundMe, founded by Maldonado and her partner, reached $ 25,465 from its $ 50,000 target.
The couple have two other young children to care.