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  • Ringworm for Teens

    Ringworm isn't a worm at all - it's the name for a type of fungal skin infection. The good news is that ringworm is easy to treat.

  • First Aid: Ringworm for Parents

    Ringworm is a common fungal infection of the skin. Here's what to do if your child has ringworm.

  • Fungal Infections (Ringworm, Yeast, etc.) for Parents

    Learn about rashes and other conditions caused by fungal infections.

  • Word! Ringworm for Kids

    Ringworm isn't a worm at all. It's an infection on the skin or nails caused by a fungus.

  • Skin, Hair, and Nails for Teens

    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.

  • Infections That Pets Carry for Parents

    Kids can benefit from the companionship, affection, and relationships they share with pets. But it's important to know how to protect your family from infections carried by pets and other animals.

  • Teacher's Guide: Skin (Grades 9 to 12) for Educators

    These activities will help your students learn what the skin does and how to care for it properly.

  • Skin Infections & Rashes for Teens

    This section has information on infections that affect the skin.

  • Fungal Infections for Teens

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

  • Infections for Parents

    Every child gets sick from time to time. When your child isn't feeling well, you'll want to know how to recognize the symptoms, how to help, and when to call the doctor. Find out what you need to know about all the common and not-so-common infections.