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  • Looking at Your Newborn: What's Normal for Parents


    When you first meet your newborn, you may be surprised by what you see. Here's what to expect.

  • A to Z: Vitiligo for Parents


    Vitiligo is a loss of skin pigment that causes white spots or patches to appear on the skin.

  • Plastic Surgery for Teens


    Lots of images may come to mind when you think of plastic surgery. This special type of surgery involves a person's appearance and ability to function.

  • A to Z: Acanthosis Nigricans for Parents


    Acanthosis nigricans is a condition in which the skin thickens and darkens in places.

  • Fifth Disease for Parents


    Especially common in kids between the ages of 5 and 15, fifth disease is a viral illness that produces a distinctive red rash on the face, body, arms, and legs.

  • Cellulite for Teens


    Cellulite is the lumpy look ("cottage cheese") commonly found on the thighs, stomach, and butt. It's due to collections of fat that push against the connective tissue beneath the skin.

  • Definition: Ketones for Teens


    When fats are broken down for energy, chemicals called ketones appear in the blood and urine.

  • Definition: Ketones for Parents


    When fats are broken down for energy, chemicals called ketones appear in the blood and urine.

  • Pityriasis Rosea for Teens


    Pityriasis rosea is a pink or gray skin rash that's common in teens and young adults. It may itch, but it's harmless. Find out what to do about it in this article for teens.

  • Pityriasis Rosea for Parents


    This harmless rash often forms a telltale "Christmas tree" pattern on the back that makes it easy to identify.