Rashes

Rashes come in different forms and cause itching and irritation. Learn how to treat a rash, what causes it, and more.

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How the CDC Could Ban People With Measles From Traveling

The number of measles cases in 2019, the CDC noted, is “the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1994 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000.”

Skin Rash Treatment: How to Stop the Itch

Some rashes in children will disappear without treatment, but some need some help healing. Here's how to treat common types of rashes and when to call the doctor for red, itchy skin.

Spot That Rash: Causes and Cures of Rashes

It's scary when your child's skin is suddenly red and itchy. This guide will help you figure out the cause and the cure. The pictures aren't pretty, but you'll be glad you looked.
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Cold Sores vs. Canker Sores: How to Get Rid of Mouth Sores

There are two very different kinds of common mouth sores: cold sores, or herpetic stomatitis, and canker sores, or aphthous stomatitis. Here's how to tell the difference and help them heal quickly.

Cradle Cap Symptoms and Treatment

Learn what causes cradle cap (aka infantile seborrheic dermatitis), a condition that covers Baby's skin in splotches and flakes, and how to get rid of it.

What Hives Look Like

Here's how to identify the rash and prevent it from coming back