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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The Differences Between Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac

How do you distinguish between these poisonous plants, and what’s the best way to treat rashes that appear after touching them? We spoke with experts to find out.

How to Prevent Measles in Infants

Babies exposed to measles have a higher risk of complications. When do babies get the measles vaccine, and what can parents do to protect them from the contagious virus?

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.”

How to Treat Hives in Children and Common Causes

Got Benadryl? Learn what causes hives in kids and the best treatment for toddlers suffering from this itchy rash.

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Measles 101: Everything You Need to Know

Worried about measles? Read our guide to understanding this highly contagious virus, including how to spot measles symptoms, ways to prevent it, and how to treat it.

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.

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.