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Children's health is focused on the well-being of children from conception through adolescence. There are many aspects of children's health, including growth and development, illnesses, injuries, behavior, mental illness, family health and community health.

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    • Ringworm The term "ringworm" or "ringworms" refers to fungal infections that are on the surface of the skin. A physical examination of...learn more »
    • Rash The word "rash" means an outbreak of red bumps on the body. The way people use this term, "a rash" can refer to many different...learn more »
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      Rash Article
      • Rash facts
      • What are the causes, symptoms, and signs of common noninfectious rashes?
      • How are common skin rashes diagnosed?
      • Scaly patches of skin produced by fungal or bacterial infection
      • What is the treatment for a rash?
    • Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Hand-foot-and-mouth syndrome is clinical pattern consisting of a rash on the hands and feet, and in the mouth....learn more »
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      Hand Foot and Mouth Disease Article
      • Hand foot and mouth (HFM) disease facts
      • What is hand foot and mouth (HFM) disease?
      • What are the symptoms and signs of hand foot and mouth disease?
      • What causes hand foot and mouth disease?
      • How is hand foot and mouth disease spread?
      • What is the incubation period for hand foot and mouth disease?
      • When does hand foot and mouth disease usually occur?
      • How does hand foot and mouth disease affect pregnancy and the baby?
      • What is the course of hand foot and mouth disease?
      • Why haven't we heard more about hand foot and mouth disease?
      • How is hand foot and mouth disease diagnosed?
      • What is the treatment for hand foot and mouth disease?
    • Anemia Anemia is the condition of having less than the normal number of red blood cells or less than the normal quantity of hemoglobin...learn more »
    • Appendicitis Appendicitis is an inflammation of the appendix. Appendicitis often causes fever, loss of appetite, and right lower quadrant...learn more »
    • Headache Headaches can be divided into two categories: primary headaches and secondary headaches. Migraine headaches, tension headaches,...learn more »
      In This Article
      Headache Article
      • Headache facts
      • What is a headache?
      • How are headaches classified?
      • What are primary headaches?
      • What are secondary headaches?
      • What are cranial neuralgias, facial pain, and other headaches?
      • What causes tension headaches?
      • What are the symptoms of tension headaches?
      • How are tension headaches diagnosed?
      • How are tension headaches treated?
      • What causes cluster headaches?
      • What are the symptoms of cluster headaches?
      • How are cluster headaches diagnosed?
      • How are cluster headaches treated?
      • Can cluster headaches be prevented?
      • What diseases cause secondary headaches?
      • How are secondary headaches diagnosed?
      • What are the exams and tests for secondary headaches?
      • When should I seek medical care for a headache?

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