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Newborn Baby Acne

Despite how alarming it may look to new parents, newborn baby acne is a common and harmless condition. Learn the causes and treatment of baby acne. Newborn baby acne is an extremely common condition that appears within the first few months of a...

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Overview of Vitiligo in Children

Vitiligo is a common skin condition causing coloring changes. It is not contagious. Learn about vitiligo in children, its causes, treatment, and more. Vitiligo is a common inflammatory condition that causes patches of skin to lose their natural...

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What Is Poison Ivy?

Poison ivy is a plant that can produce an itchy, red, blistering rash when you have contact with it. Reviewed by a board-certified pediatrician. Poison ivy is an itchy, blistering rash that occurs when one's skin comes in contact with the oil found...

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Anti-Itch Creams and Remedies for Children

These common treatments can provide some relief for itchy babies and kids with rashes, including many over-the-counter medications. Itching is a common and frustrating symptom for children. Whether it is caused by mosquito bites or chigger bites,...

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Spider Bites vs. MRSA Infections

Is it an MRSA staph infection or an infected spider bite? They look similar, but you don't want to delay treatment for your child. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) skin infections are becoming more and more common. These MRSA...

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Eczema Triggers and Allergic Reactions in Children

Learn about food allergies in children and whether or not your infant's formula could be causing eczema. Since eczema normally comes and goes and many children can go days or weeks with clear skin, it can be difficult to figure out what is...

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Newborn Baby Acne

Despite how alarming it may look to new parents, newborn baby acne is a common and harmless condition. Learn the causes and treatment of baby acne. Newborn baby acne is an extremely common condition that appears within the first few months of a...

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Sun Protection Factor (SPF) and Sunscreen

SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor, which is an indication of how much protection a sunscreen offers against UVB rays and sunburn. Learn more. SPF stands for Sun Protection Factor, which is an indication of how much protection a sunscreen offers...

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What Parents Should Know About Caterpillars

For a bug, caterpillars are cute, but if a child comes in contact with one he could have a painful reaction. Here's what parents should know. Of all the bugs and insects kids come into contact with, caterpillars seem pretty harmless. After all,...

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How MRSA (Mersa) Is Diagnosed

Learn more about MRSA or Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, a type of bacteria that can cause skin infections. If you or someone you know has had Mersa, you may be wondering, is Mersa contagious? What Is Mersa? Mersa is another name for...

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Using Bleach Baths to Treat Skin Conditions

Doctors are increasingly recommending bleach baths to help skin conditions such as eczema. Learn why and how to make one that is effective, but safe. Diluted bleach baths are sometimes used to treat serious skin problems, including hard-to-control...

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