Archive for Term: Skin Conditions

Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is one of the most common pediatric health issues. Nearly all children develop a rash or inflammation in their diaper area at some time, often during the first year of life. Most of these rashes are caused...

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Head Lice

Very few medical topics give people the heebie jeebies as much as head lice.  It is a very common affliction and there are many misconceptions.  Most importantly, these little critters do not harbor any dangerous diseases, and with persistent treatment...

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Over The Counter Medications

Over–the–Counter (OTC) medications can be very confusing and potentially dangerous for parents and their children.  Even doctors and nurses can feel overwhelmed and confused when walking into the cold/flu aisle of your local pharmacy. There are hundreds of products...

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Poison Ivy, Oak, Sumac, etc

WHAT IS IT? This is a contact allergy that is caused by urushiol oil. Urushiol oil is found on poison ivy, oak and sumac. The oil can be irritating for up to 5 years after the plants are dead....

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By definition, a rash is a change in the color or texture of skin. There is huge variation in the appearance and cause of different types of rashes. When you call us about a rash it is helpful to...

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