Health Information

Acne in Children

Acne is a disorder of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands. With acne, the sebaceous glands are clogged, which leads to pimples and cysts.

Treating Teen Acne

Just about every teen will find at least one blackhead or whitehead on his or her skin by age 17, and some teens will develop more severe acne, which can leave scarring if not treated.

Fifth Disease

Fifth disease is caused by the human parvovirus. It is most prevalent in the winter and spring and is usually seen in school-aged children.

Allergens: Poison Ivy/Poison Oak/Poison Sumac

Poison ivy, poison oak, and poison sumac can all cause bumps and blisters that itch. Teach your children what these plants look like and how to avoid them.

Warts in Children

Detailed information on the most common types of warts, including foot warts, flat warts, genital warts, and filiform warts

Contact Dermatitis

Detailed information on contact dermatitis, including symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment


Detailed information on impetigo, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment


Detailed information on birthmarks and the different types, including vascular birthmarks, hemangiomas, and port-wine stains


Detailed information on lice, including diagnosis and treatment


Detailed information sunburn, including symptoms and treatment