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  • Scarlet Fever for Parents


    Scarlet fever is an illness caused by a strep infection. It causes a red, bumpy rash that spreads over most of the body, and is treated with antibiotics.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Lung & Respiratory Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about conditions that can affect breathing.

  • Skin Infections & Rashes - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Common illnesses that affect the skin.

  • Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Every child gets sick from time to time. When your child isn't feeling well, you'll want to know how to recognize the symptoms, how to help, and when to call the doctor. Find out what you need to know about all the common and not-so-common infections.

  • Word! S for Kids


    Check out the health and medical words that start with S.

  • Bacterial & Viral Infections - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents


    Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.

  • First Aid: Sore Throat for Parents


    Sore throats are usually caused by viruses. Here's what to do if your child has a sore throat.