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  • Scabies for Parents


    Scabies is an infestation that affects the skin, and is caused by a mite that burrows into the top layer of skin. It causes itching and bumps or blisters.

  • Word! Scabies for Kids


    Scabies is an itchy skin problem caused by teeny mites that dig tunnels underneath the skin's surface.

  • Word! S for Kids


    Check out the health and medical words that start with S.

  • Skin Infections & Rashes - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Common illnesses that affect the skin.

  • Is My Child Too Sick to Go to School? for Parents


    It can be hard to know if kids are well enough to go to school or childcare. Here are some guidelines.

  • Medical Issues in Adoption for Parents


    Considering adoption? Here are some things to know about the health and medical care of an adopted child, before, during, and after the adoption.

  • STDs for Parents


    Parents should learn about the most common STDs, how they spread, and how they're diagnosed and treated.

  • Kids' Medical Dictionary for Kids


    Symptoms, inhaler, tonsillectomy - what do all those medical words mean? Check out our virtual glossary for lots of easy-to-read definitions.

  • Talking to Your Kids About STDs for Parents


    Your kids need to understand how STDs spread and how to protect themselves. Here's how to talk to them about sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Skin, Hair, and Nails for Parents


    Our skin protects the network of tissues, muscles, bones, nerves, blood vessels, and everything else inside our bodies. Hair and nails are actually modified types of skin.