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  • Rashes

    Rashes

    Rashes are a common concern for parents with young children. A skin rash is an area of inflammation, or a change in the texture or color of the skin (e.g., redness, raised bumps). A skin rash can result from a...

     
  • Poison ivy

    Poison ivy

    If you have been one of those less than fortunate people who have experienced the poison ivy rash, then you know what a major nuisance it is. Poison ivy, like poison oak and poison sumac, is a member of the...

     
  • Pityriasis rosea

    Pityriasis rosea

    What is pityriasis rosea and what causes it? Pityriasis rosea is a common skin disorder of unknown cause and is usually mild. Pityriasis rosea most often affects teenagers or young adults. It may be caused by a viral infection but does not appear...

     
  • Photo Gallery

    Photo Gallery

    Click a photo below to view larger versions Allergic shiners Ant bite Bedbug bites Bee sting 1 Boil Cellulitis Chickenpox Chickenpox 2 Fifth disease Fifth disease 2 Hand-foot-and-mouth disease HFMD 2 HFMD 3 Henoch-Schonlein Purpura (HSP) Hives (urticaria) Impetigo Impetigo...

     
  • Newborn care

    Newborn care

    If you just recently came home with a newborn child from the hospital and are feeling excited, scared and more scared – well then you are very normal and came to the right place. Been there twice and believe that...

     
  • Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP)

    Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP)

    What is HSP? Henoch-Schonlein purpura (HSP) is a form of blood vessel inflammation, or vasculitis. HSP affects the small arterial vessels in the skin, gastrointestinal tract and frequently the kidneys. The disease occurs primarily in children between 3 and 8...

     
  • Treatment for Eczema

    Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a skin disorder that is characterized by dry, itchy, sensitive skin. Eczema is very common in children ages 3 months to 5 years old. The exact cause is unknown but heredity is a key factor....

     
  • Viral Exanthem

    What is Viral Exanthem Doctors use the term “viral exanthem” for any one of a number of common rashes that children can get when they have infections with certain viruses. Measles and chicken pox are examples of what used to be...