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- 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. ...
- Eczema for Teens
... won't harm your skin. Even if sweat tends to aggravate your skin, it's
still a good idea to exercise. Exercise is a great way ...
- 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. ...
- 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 ...
- 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). ...
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