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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Staph Infections for Teens

    Staph bacteria can live harmlessly on many skin surfaces. But the bacteria can get into wounds and cause an infection. Get the details in this article for teens.

  • Word! C for Kids

    Welcome to the category of "C," where you'll find medical and health terms that begin with "C."

  • Skin Infections & Rashes for Teens

    This section has information on infections that affect the skin.

  • 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.

  • Chiggers for Parents

    Chiggers are tiny red mites whose bites aren't painful but do cause intense itching shortly after the bite occurs. 

  • 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.