Shingles for Teens
Shingles is rare in teens with healthy immune systems, and mostly affects older adults. But it's good to know the basics about this skin rash, which is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox.
Shingles for Parents
Shingles isn't very common in kids - it mostly affects older people. Find out what causes shingles, symptoms to watch for, and what to do if your child has it.
Word! Shingles for Kids
Shingles is the same virus as the one that gives people chickenpox. It can cause sores or blisters on the body and is very painful.
Chickenpox for Parents
Chickenpox used to be common in kids, causing a very itchy red rash all over the body. But the good news is that a vaccine can prevent most cases.
Word! Herpes Zoster for Kids
Herpes zoster, also called shingles, causes a rash with blisters on the body and is very painful.
Skin Infections & Rashes for Teens
This section has information on infections that affect the skin.
Skin, Hair & Nails for Teens
This section has information on health problems that can affect a person's skin, hair, and nails.
Word! S for Kids
Check out the health and medical words that start with S.
Infections for Teens
Who needs a flu shot? How long is mono contagious? This section has tons of articles about infections that teens can get, with information about how they're spread, signs and symptoms, when to go to the doctor, and more.
Bacteria & Viruses for Teens
Common bacterial & viral infections.