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  • Word! Fever for Kids

    You've probably noticed that sometimes when you're sick, you feel really hot one minute and then freezing cold the next.

  • Word! Scarlet Fever for Kids

    Scarlet fever is an infection caused by the same bacteria that cause strep throat. It's called scarlet fever because it causes a red, bumpy rash over most of the body.

  • Kawasaki Disease for Parents

    Kawasaki disease is an illness that causes inflammation in blood vessels throughout the body. When symptoms are noticed early and treated, kids begin to feel better within a few days.

  • Word! Hay Fever for Kids

    No, hay fever's not when a horse is sick!

  • Roseola for Parents

    Roseola is a viral illness that usually affects kids between 6 months and 3 years old. Learn its signs and symptoms when to call the doctor.

  • Adenovirus for Parents

    Adenoviruses can infect the lining of the eyes, airways and lungs, intestines, urinary tract, and nervous system. They're common causes of fever, coughs, sore throats, diarrhea, and pinkeye.

  • Mosquito-Borne Diseases for Parents

    Mosquito-borne diseases are illnesses spread by the bite of an infected mosquito.

  • How to Take Your Child's Temperature for Parents

    All kids get a fever from time to time. Here's how to take your child's temperature, safely and accurately.

  • Too Sick for School? - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents

    Find out when it's smart to keep your child home from school, and more.

  • Strep Throat for Parents

    Strep throat is a common cause of sore throat in kids and teens. It usually requires treatment with antibiotics, but improves in a few days.