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Diaper rash is a very common infection that can cause a baby's skin to become sore, red, scaly, and tender. In most cases, it clears up with simple changes in diapering.
Infections That Pets Carry
Kids can benefit from the companionship, affection, and relationships they share with pets. But it's important to know how to protect your family from infections carried by pets and other animals.
Tinea (Ringworm, Jock Itch, Athlete’s Foot)
Jock itch, athlete's foot, and ringworm are all types of fungal skin infections known collectively as tinea. Most are easily preventable and treatable.
Pneumocystis pneumonia can affect infants who have AIDS, cancer, or other conditions that affect the immune system.