Toxic Shock Syndrome for Parents
Toxic shock syndrome is a serious but uncommon bacterial infection. TSS is a medical emergency - symptoms include sudden high fever, a faint feeling, diarrhea, headache, and muscle aches.
Toxic Shock Syndrome for Teens
Although toxic shock syndrome (TSS) can be serious, it's a very rare illness.
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About the Cervical Cap for Parents
The cervical cap covers the cervix so sperm can't get in and fertilize an egg. It's not usually recommended for most young women and teens because it can be very hard to insert correctly.
About the Diaphragm for Parents
A diaphragm may be a birth control good option for young women who can take responsibility in advance. Find out more.
Skin Infections & Rashes - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Common illnesses that affect the skin.
Sexual Development for Parents
Big physical and emotional changes happen during puberty and the teen years. These articles can help you become a source of information, comfort, and support for your kids.
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.
The Cervical Cap for Teens
Before you consider having sex, you need to know how to protect yourself. Read this article about the cervical cap to find out if it's right for you and how well it works.
Skin Infections & Rashes for Teens
This section has information on infections that affect the skin.