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Urticaria

What is hives? Hives are bumps, like red hives or welts, that stand out on the skin. Hives are a common skin reaction to something like...

Warts (for Teens)

What are warts? Warts are small skin infections caused by viruses in the human papillomavirus (HPV) family. Although they are more common in children, adolescents and adults can...

Is it possible to remove acne scars? (for Teens)

Different types of acne Acne scars can seem like a double punishment: first you had to endure the pimples and now you have scars that...

Why do I get acne? (for Teens)

If you are a teenager, it is quite likely that you have some acne. About eight out of 10 teens have acne, along with many...

What are lice?

What are lice? Lice are tiny wingless insects. They live among the hair of human beings and feed on the blood of the scalp. Head lice are...

Tattoos for Teens

What is a tattoo? A tattoo is a type of artistic creation that remains on the body permanently. The design is made by piercing the skin...

Body piercings for Teens

What is a piercing? A piercing is a piercing done in the body with a needle. Next, a piece of jewelry is placed inside the hole. The...

Molluscum contagiosum

What is molluscum contagiosum? The name seems dramatic, as if it were a spell from Harry Potter. So if your doctor tells you that you have...

Melanoma for Teens

What is a melanoma? Melanoma is a type of cancer that begins in a melanocyte, a cell that belongs to the top layer of the skin (the epidermis). Melanocytes make...

Washing Your Hands: Why It Matters for Teens

Why is it so important to wash your hands? Hand washing has always been the best way to avoid getting sick. But with the coronavirus (COVID-19)...

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