Skin Infections & Rashes - Nemours KidsHealth for Parents
Common illnesses that affect the skin.
Definition: Animal Dander for Parents
All warm-blooded animals shed tiny flakes from their skin called dander (it's like dandruff in humans, but it's much harder to see).
Word! Dermatitis for Kids
Dermatitis is an irritation or swelling of the skin - in other words, a skin rash.
Ringworm for Teens
Ringworm isn't a worm at all - it's the name for a type of fungal skin infection. The good news is that ringworm is easy to treat.
Ringworm for Parents
Ringworm is a type of fungal skin infection. The good news is that ringworm is easy to treat.
Head Lice for Parents
Lice aren't dangerous and they don't spread disease, but they are contagious, annoying, and sometimes hard to get rid of. Learn more about this common childhood problem and how to get rid of those pesky little bugs.
Head Lice for Teens
Lice aren't dangerous, but they do spread from person to person easily. They can also be hard to get rid of. Find out how to prevent lice -- and what to do if someone you know has them.
Definition: Animal Dander for Teens
All warm-blooded animals shed tiny flakes from their skin called dander.
Body for Teens
From growing up to getting braces, popping pimples to catching some ZZZs, this section gives you the basics on your changing body - from head to toe.
Word! Animal Dander for Kids
All warm-blooded animals shed tiny flakes from their skin. This is called dander.