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  • MRSA for Teens


    MRSA is a type of bacteria that the usual antibiotics can't tackle anymore. The good news is that there are some simple ways to protect yourself from being infected. Find out how.

  • Toxic Shock Syndrome for Teens


    Although toxic shock syndrome (TSS) can be serious, it's a very rare illness.

  • Impetigo for Teens


    Impetigo is a skin infection caused by fairly common bacteria. Read this article to learn how to recognize it and what to do about it.

  • Cellulitis for Teens


    Cellulitis is a skin infection that involves areas of tissue just below the skin's surface. It can affect any part of the body, but it's most common on exposed areas, such as the face, arms, or lower legs.

  • Osteomyelitis for Teens


    Sometimes a bad cut that gets infected can lead to even worse things, like a bone infection called osteomyelitis. The easiest way to protect yourself is to practice good hygiene.

  • Why Do I Get Acne? for Teens


    Almost every teen gets acne at some point. This article addresses common questions and concerns about acne and tells you what you can do about it.