Stitches for Kids
Most kids need stitches at one time or another to help a cut heal properly. Read this article to learn all about stitches and what they do.
When Does a Cut Need Stitches? for Parents
Find out what the experts have to say.
Wound Healing and Care for Teens
How well a wound heals depends on where it is on the body and what caused it – as well as how well someone cares for the wound at home. Find out what to do in this article for teens.
Wound Healing and Care for Parents
How well a wound heals depends on where it is on the body and what caused it. Good home care is an important part of healing.
Word! Anesthesia for Kids
Anesthesia is medicine that doctors give to make people feel comfortable when they're having surgery, stitches, or other things that might be painful.
Cuts, Scratches, and Scrapes for Teens
Most small cuts, scrapes, or abrasions heal on their own. Here are tips for teens on how to treat cuts at home - and when to get medical help.
Word! Suture for Kids
This is the string that doctors use to sew things together.
What's Cauliflower Ear? for Kids
Have you ever seen someone whose ear looks bumpy and lumpy? It could be cauliflower ear! Find out more in this article for kids.
People, Places & Things That Help for Kids
Sometimes you need help to stay healthy! Learn about the emergency room, read what a dentist does, see why stitches are super, and more.
Cleft Palate With Cleft Lip for Parents
A cleft palate with a cleft lip is when a baby's lip and palate (roof of mouth) don't form properly during pregnancy. Most kids with cleft lip and palate are treated successfully with no lasting problems.