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About Molluscum Contagiosum
About Molluscum Contagiosum
If your child suddenly develops a series of small, pale bumps that look a bit like chicken pox on his skin, he may have Molluscum contagiosum. The good news is that…...
All About Fifth's Disease
All About Fifth's Disease
Fifth's Disease is an incredibly common childhood viral infection that usually passes without incident. It starts with a facial rash that looks like a slapped cheek,…...
Avoiding Chicken Pox Scars
Avoiding Chicken Pox Scars
Most children get chicken pox, and many suffer from intense itching as a result. As a parent, you want to make sure the small, fluid-filled blisters don't get…...
Dealing With Lice
Dealing With Lice
Lice and nits are not a sign of poor hygiene, as they spread easily from person to person. Getting rid of them is a time-consuming activity, but one that is vital to…...
Dealing With Milia
Dealing With Milia
Milia are tiny white spots, which often appear around the eyes and on the eyelids. They are incredibly common, and can appear in virtually everyone, from tiny babies…...
Diagnosing and Treating Ringworm
Diagnosing and Treating Ringworm
Ringworm is a common childhood skin affliction caused not by worms, but by a particularly contagious fungus. Luckily, this fungal infection is easy to treat - so take…...
Identifying and Treating Contact Dermatitis
Identifying and Treating Contact Dermatitis
Contact dermatitis can result in itchy, red skin that can even blister. Once you identify the cause of the problem, then treatment is that much easier......
Treating Roseola Infantum
Treating Roseola Infantum
If your child spiked a high fever of 106 F (41.2 C), no one would blame you if you panicked. But roseola infantum, characterised by soaring temperatures, is a common…...
What is Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
What is Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
Hand, foot and mouth disease affects people - not animals - and involves a rash, mild fever and general feeling of being unwell. But it will go away on its own without…...
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