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Infectious Skin Disease in Athletes

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Sun, 11/01/2020 - 11:37 am

If your child plays a sport, you will want to be prepared for some of the skin conditions that may arise due to the sport.  All kids will sweat and may experience irritated skin due to athletics.  However, some conditions can be a little more serious and you should know treatments and options.

Contagious Skin Disorders

Submitted by Patrick Hatfield on Sat, 02/15/2020 - 6:08 pm

When school is in session, there are plenty of opportunities to obtain contagious skin disorders.  The close contact between children in the classroom, in the gym, and on the playground make them highly susceptible to obtaining an unwanted skin problem that is a nuisance.  These skin disorders also carry a social stigma, indicating that if you have lice, ringworm, or scabies,