- Fungal Infections
... 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
... 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. ...
- Cool Cast Facts
... Keep yourself comfortable: Even if the skin under the cast or splint gets itchy,
don't put anything inside to scratch the skin. ... It really stops the itch! ...
- What's a Birthmark?
... 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
... 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. ...
- Nut and Peanut Allergy
... or substances. The doctor will make a little scratch on your skin (it will
be a quick pinch, but there are no needles!). That's ...
- Why Does My Skin Get Wrinkly in Water?
... skin. Sebum moistens, or lubricates (say: LOO-bruh-kates), and protects
your skin. It also makes your skin a bit waterproof. ...
- Food Allergies
... The doctor will make a little scratch on your skin (it will be a quick pinch) and
drop a little of the liquid extract on the scratched spot or spots. ...
- Help With Hives
... skin. When this fluid collects under the skin, it forms the blotches, which
we call hives. Why Do I Get Hives? People can ...
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