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  • When Does My Child Need Emergency Services?

    It can be hard to tell when your child needs emergency services. Learn what signs to look for so your…

  • Lichen Planus

    Lichen planus is a type of rash that forms on your skin, on genitalia, or in your mouth. Learn about…

  • Exercise-induced Urticaria

    Exercise-induced urticaria is a condition that produces hives and other allergic symptoms. They can occur on any part of the…

  • Hidradenitis Suppurativa

    Hidradenitis suppurativa (HS) is a chronic skin disease that affects your sweat glands. Learn about the symptoms and treatment…

  • Mastocytosis

    Mastocytosis is the abnormal growth of mast cells in the body. Mast cells are part of the immune system, which…

  • Mononucleosis (Mono)

    Mononucleosis (mono) is a contagious infection spread through saliva and other bodily fluids. It is often called the “kissing…

  • Anaphylaxis

    Anaphylaxis is a life-threatening allergic reaction that requires immediate medical attention.

  • Erythema Nodosum

    Erythema nodosum (EN) is a type of inflammatory disease. That causes red and painful nodules, or bumps, to form under…

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch-Schönlein purpura (HSP) is a rare disease that causes inflamed blood vessels in your skin. The main symptoms are a…

  • Lichen Sclerosus

    Lichen sclerosus is a skin condition that often affects your genital or anal areas. It is most common in women…

  • Intertrigo

    Intertrigo is a rash that usually affects the folds of the skin, where the skin rubs together and is often…

  • Psoriasis

    Psoriasis is a common chronic skin condition. It causes a rash that is raised with red marks and flaky white…

  • Heat Rash

    Heat rash is a common skin irritation that often occurs in hot, humid weather. It causes small bumps and itchiness,…

  • Poison Ivy

    Poison ivy is a common toxic plant, found in most parts of the United States. Its main symptom is a…

  • Kawasaki Disease

    Kawasaki disease is a rare illness that affects infants and young children. The leading symptoms are a high, ongoing fever…

  • Common Skin Conditions During Pregnancy

    Skin changes are a normal part of pregnancy. Many conditions aren’t preventable and don’t require treatment. Most go away after…

  • Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis

    Eczema is a general term for rash-like skin conditions. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, which…

  • How to Protect Yourself From Job-related Skin Problems

    Workers of all ages and in almost all jobs can have skin problems that are related to their occupation. Learn…

  • Scarlet Fever

    Scarlet fever is an infection caused by the same bacteria as strep throat. Learn about the symptoms and contact your…

  • Diaper Rash

    Diaper rash is a red rash found on a baby’s bottom or genital area. It is very common and can…