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.
Word! Herpes Zoster for Kids
Herpes zoster, also called shingles, causes a rash with 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! S for Kids
Check out the health and medical words that start with S.
Learn about common childhood infections and how to treat them.
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.
Kids' Medical Dictionary for Kids
Symptoms, inhaler, tonsillectomy - what do all those medical words mean? Check out our virtual glossary for lots of easy-to-read definitions.