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  • MRSA for Teens


    MRSA is a type of bacteria that the usual antibiotics can't tackle anymore. The good news is that there are some simple ways to protect yourself from being infected. Find out how.

  • MRSA for Parents


    MRSA is a type of bacteria that the usual antibiotics can't tackle anymore. Simple precautions can help protect your kids from becoming infected.

  • Abscess for Parents


    An abscess is a sign of an infection, usually on the skin. Find out what to do if your child develops one.

  • 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.

  • Abscess for Teens


    People can get abscesses on the skin, under the skin, in a tooth, or even inside the body. Most abscesses are caused by infection, so it can help to know what to do. Find out in this article for teens.

  • Bacteria & Viruses for Teens


    Common bacterial & viral infections.

  • Impetigo for Teens


    Impetigo is a skin infection caused by fairly common bacteria. Read this article to learn how to recognize it and what to do about it.

  • Impetigo for Parents


    Impetigo is a contagious skin infection that causes blisters or sores on the face, neck, hands, and diaper area. Learn how this common problem is treated and what can help prevent it.

  • Vitiligo for Parents


    While vitiligo might make your child self-conscious, this skin condition is not medically dangerous. Kids with vitiligo are as healthy as other kids.

  • Bacterial & Viral Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.