Diaper rash is a red, painful rash that thrives in warm, moist environments. The rash may also be scaly, bumpy, or raw in appearance. In this article, learn about ten home remedies for diaper rash, including taking oatmeal baths, replacing chemical baby wipes, and removing acidic foods from the child’s diet.
Cystic hygromas are fluid-filled sacs that occur most commonly on the head or neck of a baby. They occur due to blockages in the lymphatic system. In this article, we look at the causes of cystic hygromas, including environmental and genetic factors, as well as how doctors remove or shrink the growths.
Yeast is present in the body and grows naturally on the skin. Too much yeast can cause an infection. This can occur in toddlers wearing diapers. There are natural treatments for yeast infections, including tea tree oil and garlic. Learn more about the natural treatment options for a toddler with a yeast infection here.
A look at roseola, a viral infection that includes fever and rash. Included is detail on what the rash looks like and risk factors for the infection.
A recent review on head lice treatments available in the United States described a marked decline in the effectiveness of permethrin/synergized pyrethrins (collectively pyrethroids), likely due...
Many babies develop acne. Read about what can be done about this skin condition, including information on causes, treatment, and other skin conditions.
Learn all about hand, foot, and mouth disease, a childhood illness. This article looks at the causes, symptoms, treatment, and prevention of HFMD.
Poisoning most common diagnosis compared with skin irritation for other detergent types.
Patients who have failed multiple drug treatments show significant improvements.
A multicomponent intervention including reminder text messages, a swim shirt for children and a read-along book was associated with increased sun-protection behaviors among young children and a...