Hypospadias is a congenital penis defect diagnosed in an estimated 1 in 200 babies. This condition occurs when the urethra forms abnormally, causing the opening […]
Diaper rash is a common problem in babies from birth to about three years old. It can include everything from slightly reddened, inflamed skin to crusted, weeping sores where the diaper contacts the skin.
Causes of […]
The herpes simplex virus (HSV-1) causes cold sores, which look like oozing blisters around the mouth. HSV-1 is not the same strain that causes genital herpes (HSV-2). This virus is contagious and can be spread […]
Impetigo is an infection of the skin that is caused by strep or staph bacteria. This contagious infection can occur anywhere on the body, though it is likely to occur […]
Swollen eyelids are common and are due to several causes. Most are benign conditions and easy to treat at home. However, some causes of swollen eyelids can be more severe.
Causes of Swollen Eyelids
0 – 6 weeks
Neonatal acne or baby acne is simply acne that presents at birth, or that arises in the first six weeks of life. It looks just like acne, with small, red breakouts […]
Now that your newborn is home, life may seem overwhelming. However, caring for your baby will get easier with time and experience. During the first weeks, you will spend most of your time comforting, feeding, […]
Babies need a lot of sleep. Infant sleep occurs during most hours of the day in short segments. As they age, babies and toddlers sleep for more extended periods, with more time sleeping during […]
Scabies is an infection of the skin caused by a microscopic species of parasitic mite. The human itch mite, or Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis, is spread by direct, extended contact with someone who has […]