- 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. ...
- 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. ...
- 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 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). ...