- Abscess for Teens
... On top of the skin, an abscess may look like an unhealed wound or a pimple.
Underneath the skin, it may create a swollen bump. ...
- Acanthosis Nigricans for Teens
... Whenever you notice a change in the color, thickness, or texture of your skin,
it's wise to see a health professional. What to Expect. ...
- 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? ...
- 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 ...
- 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. ...
- 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). ...
- Rashes: The Itchy Truth for Kids
... A rash can also be called dermatitis (say: dur-muh-TYE-tus), which is swelling
(puffiness) or irritation of the skin. It can be red, dry, scaly, and itchy. ...
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