Rashes

Your baby's skin is sensitive and prone to irritating rashes. These skin blemishes can appear almost out of nowhere. Learn about different types of rashes.

Different Types of Rashes

Rashes develop when the skin is irritated by allergic reactions to bacteria, viruses, foods, metals, and other factors. Read about different rashes to prevent and treat them.

6 Gross (but Common!) Conditions Parents Don't Talk About

Get to know six contagious conditions that lots of kids have but few parents talk about.

Infant Neck Rashes

Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, Why does my baby have a rash and what can I do about it?

What Do Hives Look Like on a Baby?

Hives is a common skin condition that can be caused by bug bites, medications, food allergies, and more. If you suspect your baby has hives, learn how to spot the symptoms, how to treat her, and when to call a doctor.

How to Care for Baby Skin

Learn how to care for your newborn's skin, and subsequently protect your baby from rashes and skin diseases.

What Does Contact Dermatitis Look Like on a Baby?

There are two types of contact dermatitis: irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. Find out how to identify and treat both skin conditions and when you should call the doctor.

What Does HFMD Look Like on a Baby?

HFMD is a viral illness that usually affects children 5 years and younger. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, how to treat it, and when you should call a doctor.

What's That Rash?

Treating your baby's skin problems, from eczema to diaper rash.

How to Remedy Baby Skin Conditions

Make your infant more comfortable -- get rid of these irritations.

Molluscum Contagiosum Symptoms and Treatment

Symptoms of molluscum contagiosum, a skin infection caused by a poxvirus, include the appearance of flesh-colored bumps. Learn to spot the signs of molluscum contagiosum in children.

Hives Symptoms and Treatment

Raised red bumps on the skin and intense itching can be signs of hives. Learn about the symptoms to prevent and treat it.

Impetigo Symptoms and Treatment

Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria. Learn how to spot the symptoms and provide treatment.

When to Worry: Thrush

If your bundle of joy has white patches in his mouth, he could have thrush. Learn more about symptoms and treatment for this condition.

When to Worry: Pinkeye

Could your infant's swollen eye be pinkeye? Find out if your baby has the symptoms of this infection and how to treat it.

Winter Skin Savers

Cold weather can be hard on a baby's delicate skin. Learn how to protect your little one from rashes, dryness, and more all season long.

What Does Fifth Disease Look Like on a Baby?

Fifth disease is a viral illness that may start with cold-like symptoms. Learn how to spot the signs and treat your baby, as well as when to call the doctor.

When to Worry: Ringworm

How can you tell if your baby's rash is ringworm? Find out how to spot the fungal rash and what to do if your tot has it.

What Does Poison Ivy Look Like on a Baby?

Poison ivy has shiny green leaves in groups of three connected by one stem. If you suspect your child has come into contact with poison ivy, find out what exactly to look for, how to treat him, and when to call the doctor.

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