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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Indiana Mom of 2 Nearly Loses Her Leg from Hot Tub Rash While on Vacation: 'I Couldn't Walk'
Taylor Bryant's condition became so severe that her skin turned black and she had painful, open wounds on her lower leg.
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.
Florida Department of Health Warns Beachgoers About Outbreak of Sea Lice in the Water
Florida’s Department of Health is warning beachgoers about an outbreak of sea lice on the state’s northwest shores.
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. 
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 Is Fifth Disease?

Learn the signs and symptoms of this viral infection.