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  • Abscess for Teens


    People can get abscesses on the skin, under the skin, in a tooth, or even inside the body. Most abscesses are caused by infection, so it can help to know what to do. Find out in this article for teens.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess for Teens


    A peritonsillar abscess is an area of pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth, next to one of the tonsils. Find out how it happens and what to do.

  • Peritonsillar Abscess for Parents


    Older kids and teens with tonsilitis sometimes develop this painful abscess, a pus-filled tissue at the back of the mouth.

  • Abscess for Parents


    An abscess is a sign of an infection, usually on the skin. Find out what to do if your child develops one.

  • Word! Abscess for Kids


    An abscess is a collection of pus that happens sometimes when the body is fighting an infection.

  • Paronychia for Parents


    Paronychia is an infection of the skin around a fingernail or toenail. Most of the time, it's not serious and can be treated at home. Learn what causes it, what to do, and how to prevent it.

  • Paronychia for Teens


    Paronychia is an infection of the skin around a fingernail or toenail. Most of the time, it's not serious. Find out what causes it, what to do, and how to prevent it.

  • Infections for Teens


    Who needs a flu shot? How long is mono contagious? This section has tons of articles about infections that teens can get, with information about how they're spread, signs and symptoms, when to go to the doctor, and more.

  • Fungal Infections for Teens


    Some infections, like athlete's foot, are caused by fungi, not bacteria or viruses. Find out more in this section.

  • Mouth & Teeth Problems for Teens


    This section has information on some of the things that can go wrong with your mouth and teeth.