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DermatologyDermatologyDermatologyDEnglishDermatologyChild (0-12 years);Teen (13-18 years)SkinSkinConditions and diseasesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2018-01-19T05:00:00Z000Landing PageLearning Hub<p>Information about common skin conditions such as eczema, diaper rash, sunburn, warts, head lice, hair loss, birthmarks and more. Also learn about first aid and everyday care so your child can have healthy hair, skin and nails.</p><p>Information about common skin conditions such as eczema, diaper rash, sunburn, warts, head lice, hair loss, birthmarks and more. Also learn about first aid and everyday care so your child can have healthy hair, skin and nails.</p><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Skin disease</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Many skin​ diseases can be present at birth or may develop over time. Learn about the many different types of skin diseases such as eczema and neurofibromatosis; how some are caused by genetic disorders, others are acquired and yet others have no known cause.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=770&language=English">Acne (acne vulgaris)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=798&language=English">Alopecia areata (hair loss)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=773&language=English">Eczema (atopic dermatitis)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1112&language=English">Eczema: Coping with eczema</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1113&language=English">Eczema: School and activities</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1114&language=English">Eczema: Seasonal changes</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=866&language=English">Genetics of neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=799&language=English">Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=868&language=English">Medical care for your child with neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=916&language=English">Morphea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=917&language=English">Morphea of the face</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=864&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1124&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): Genetic counselling</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1305&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): Genetic testing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=865&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): How is it diagnosed?</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1123&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): Resources</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=867&language=English">Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1): Treating health complications</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2296&language=English">Vitiligo</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Skin inflammation (rash)</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Skin inflammation and rashes are common. Inflammation is a response by your child’s body to something harmful or irritating. Inflamed skin can be red, swollen and painful. Most skin inflammations and rashes are not serious and others need further investigation.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=791&language=English">Ampicillin or amoxicillin rash: Caring for your child's rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=26&language=English">Diaper rash</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=802&language=English">Heat rash (miliaria)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=913&language=English">Henoch-Schonlein purpura</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=789&language=English">Hives</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2297&language=English">Keratosis pilaris</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2298&language=English">Pityriasis rosea</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=769&language=English">Poison ivy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2299&language=English">Post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and hypopigmentation</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2300&language=English">Pyogenic granuloma</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2301&language=English">Urticaria pigmentosa</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Infections and infestations</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Skin infections can be caused by bacteria, fungi and viruses. The treatment your child receives will depend on the type of infection your child has. Skin problems caused by a bite or an infestation are usually temporary and treatable and rarely have complications.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=792&language=English">Boils (abscesses)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=801&language=English">Cellulitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=760&language=English">Chickenpox (varicella)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=793&language=English">Cold sores (herpes simplex)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=756&language=English">Fifth disease (erythema infectiosum)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=767&language=English">Fingernail infection (paronychia)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2302&language=English">Folliculitis</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=794&language=English">Fungal infections</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=795&language=English">Head lice</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=755&language=English">Herpangina and hand foot and mouth disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=25&language=English">Human papilloma virus (HPV) and genital warts</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=796&language=English">Impetigo</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2303&language=English">Ingrown toenail</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=800&language=English">Insect bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=909&language=English">Lyme disease</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=752&language=English">Measles</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=28&language=English">Molluscum contagiosum</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=27&language=English">Pierced ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=757&language=English">Roseola</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=758&language=English">Rubella</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=797&language=English">Scabies</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=751&language=English">Scarlet fever</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1921&language=English">Tick bites</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=787&language=English">Tinea versicolor</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=788&language=English">Warts</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Birthmarks</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Birthmarks are coloured areas of skin that are present at birth or soon after. Most are common and are usually harmless. Common types of birthmarks include vascular birthmarks and pigmented birthmarks. Moles if present at birth are also considered birthmarks.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2304&language=English">Café-au-lait macules (CALMs)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=786&language=English">Hemangiomas</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2305&language=English">Moles (acquired nevi)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English">Skin conditions and birthmarks in newborns</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">Treatments and wound healing</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Treatment options for skin, hair and nails range from learning how to properly take care of and clean your child’s skin to antibiotics, ointments, creams and even sometimes surgery. Taking proper care of wounds and scrapes is important for the skin to heal.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=772&language=English">Pressure sores</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2464&language=English">Skin biopsy</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2465&language=English">Skin biopsy: Caring for your child at home after the procedure</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1191&language=English">Wound care</a></li></ol></div><div class="panel panel-primary"><div class="panel-heading clickable"> <span class="pull-right panel-heading-collapsable-icon"> <i class="mdi mdi-chevron-down"></i></span> <h2 class="panel-title">First-aid and everyday care</h2></div><div class="panel-body list-group" style="display:none;"><p>Proper care of your child’s skin is important. Learn about everyday care for your child so that they can have healthy skin, hair and nails. Some of the topics include caring for cuts and scrapes, sun protection, dry skin and skin care for newborns.</p></div><ol class="list-group" style="display:none;"><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=770&language=English">Acne (acne vulgaris)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1046&language=English">Cuts and scrapes in children: First aid</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=803&language=English">Dark circles under the eyes </a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=433&language=English">Diapers</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=790&language=English">Dry skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=967&language=English">Foreskin care in children</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1981&language=English">Handwashing</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=799&language=English">Hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=2305&language=English">Moles (acquired nevi)</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=27&language=English">Pierced ear infection</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=434&language=English">Skin care, nail care, and dental care for newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=455&language=English">Skin conditions and birthmarks in newborns</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=308&language=English">Sun: Protecting your child's skin</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=768&language=English">Sunburn</a></li><li class="list-group-item"> <a class="overview-links" href="/Article?contentid=1191&language=English">Wound care</a></li></ol></div>https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/dermatology_learning_hub.jpgdermatology

 

 

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