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  • Athlete's Foot for Parents


    Athlete's foot is a common fungal skin infection. It's generally easy to treat and prevent.

  • Athlete's Foot for Teens


    Although the name athlete's foot sounds funny, if you have this skin infection, you're probably not laughing. The good news is that it is generally easy to treat.

  • Vaginal Yeast Infections for Parents


    Vaginal yeast infections are common among growing girls, and can cause some pain and discomfort. They usually clear up quickly with proper medical treatment.

  • Ringworm for Parents


    Ringworm is a type of fungal skin infection. The good news is that ringworm is easy to treat.

  • LSD for Teens


    LSD is a chemical made from a type of fungus. Learn about its effects in this article for teens.

  • Pityriasis Versicolor for Parents


    Pityriasis versicolor is a rash caused by a fungus. It can appear over the chest, shoulders, and back, and is a common cause of skin rashes in teens.

  • Pityriasis Versicolor for Teens


    Pityriasis versicolor is a rash caused by a fungus. It can appear over the chest, shoulders, and back, and is a common cause of skin rashes in teens.

  • Oral Thrush for Parents


    Oral thrush, a very common infection in infants that causes irritation in and around the baby's mouth, often goes away on its own without medical treatment.

  • 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.

  • Germs: Bacteria, Viruses, Fungi, and Protozoa for Parents


    Germs are the microscopic bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protozoa that can cause disease.