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  • Skin Problems

    Pimples, zits, acne, spots. Whatever you call them, puberty is a time when most kids have to deal with skin problems. Find out more here.

  • Impetigo

    Impetigo is a strange-sounding word that might be new to you. It's an infection of the skin caused by bacteria. Read this article to learn more about it.

  • Athlete's Foot

    Anyone can get athlete's foot. Find out how to avoid this itchy skin condition in this article for kids.

  • Stitches

    Most kids need stitches at one time or another to help a cut heal properly. Read this article to learn all about stitches and what they do.

  • Cuts, Scratches, and Abrasions

    If you're wearing a bandage right now, chances are you have a cut, scratch, or abrasion. Find out more about them in this article for kids.

  • Acne

    If you're almost a teen, chances are pretty good that you have some acne. About 8 in 10 preteens and teens have acne, along with many adults.

  • Scars

    You may be young, but you probably already have a scar or two. But why did you get them? How can you prevent them? Find out in this article written just for kids!

  • What's a Scab?

    Just about everyone has had one of these on their knee. Find out how scabs help you heal.

  • What's a Birthmark?

    Birthmarks, also known as hemangiomas, get their name for one reason: They are marks on the skin of a lot of newborn babies! Find out more about birthmarks in this article for kids.

  • Acne Myths

    Acne - also called pimples or zits - is a perfectly normal part of growing up. Learn more in this article for kids.



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