Word! Cellulitis for Kids
Cellulitis is a skin infection caused by bacteria entering the skin through a cut or scrape.
Cellulitis for Parents
Cellulitis is an infection of the skin and underlying tissues that can affect any area of the body. It begins in an area of broken skin, like a cut or scratch.
Cellulitis for Teens
Cellulitis is a skin infection that involves areas of tissue just below the skin's surface. It can affect any part of the body, but it's most common on exposed areas, such as the face, arms, or lower legs.
Hib Disease (Haemophilus Influenzae Type b) for Parents
Hib disease can cause serious illnesses like meningitis and pneumonia. To protect kids from this bacterial infection, they should receive the Hib vaccine as infants.
Skin Infections & Rashes for Teens
This section has information on infections that affect the skin.
Word! C for Kids
Welcome to the category of "C," where you'll find medical and health terms that begin with "C."
Staph Infections for Parents
When skin is punctured or broken for any reason, staph bacteria can enter the wound and cause an infection. But good hygiene can prevent many staph infections. Learn more.
Chiggers for Parents
Chiggers are tiny red mites whose bites aren't painful but do cause intense itching shortly after the bite occurs.
Skin, Hair, and Nails for Parents
Our skin protects the network of tissues, muscles, bones, nerves, blood vessels, and everything else inside our bodies. Hair and nails are actually modified types of skin.
Skin Infections & Rashes for Parents
Common illnesses that affect the skin.