- Wound Healing and Care for Teens
... It'll take a few months for the scar to be back to 100% strength of normal
skin. Why do scars look different from normal skin? ...
- Fungal Infections for Kids
... It's a rash caused by a fungus that normally lives on human skin. It can appear
over the chest, shoulders, and back, and is common in teenagers. ...
- What to Expect When Your Cast Comes Off for Teens
... to side. It's the vibrations that break the cast apart, so there's nothing
to hurt your skin. It might tickle a bit, though. When ...
- Why Does My Skin Get Wrinkly in Water? for Kids
... skin. Sebum moistens, or lubricates (say: LOO-bruh-kates), and protects
your skin. It also makes your skin a bit waterproof. ...
- How Stitches Help Kids Heal for Kids
... What Are Stitches? Stitches are loops of thread that doctors use to join the
edges of a cut on your skin. It's a lot like sewing fabric together. ...
- Sun Safety for Parents
... sun exposure. Some also get chills. Because the sun has dried their
skin, it can become itchy and tight. Sunburned skin ...
- Scabies for Parents
- Scabies for Teens
... If a person with scabies scratches the itchy areas of skin, it increases the chance
that the injured skin will also be infected by bacteria. ...
- Ringworm for Teens
... Because fungi are on your skin, it's important to shower after contact sports
and to wash your hands often, especially after touching pets. ...
- What's a Birthmark? for Kids
... Another type of hemangioma is beneath the outer layer of skin. It's called a
deep hemangioma (sometimes called a cavernous hemangioma). ...