Measles, mumps, rubella, and varicella are all contagious diseases caused by viruses. The MMR vaccine is currently used to protect against measles, mumps, and rubella. And varicella is another word for chickenpox. The MMRV vaccine […]
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 […]
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.