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Fifth disease (Slapped cheek disease)

Fifth disease or 'slapped cheek disease' is a fairly mild viral illness that appears as a red rash that makes children’s cheeks look like they’ve been slapped.

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Keratosis pilaris

Keratosis pilaris consists of small, rough, white or reddish bumps or patches on the skin. Read about the causes, symptoms and treatment here.

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Rheumatic fever

Links to trusted information about rheumatic fever.

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Soft tissue sarcoma in children

A soft tissue sarcoma is a rare cancer that grows in the body’s soft tissues. It is, however, one of the most common cancers in children.

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Milia

Milia are tiny, white lumps that can appear on the faces of newborn babies, young children and adults. learn more about different types and treatments.

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Staph skin infection

Information on staph skin infections, including the different types, treatment, prevention and when to get help, plus links to trusted resources.

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Back to school health tips

Is your child starting or returning to school? Here are 5 top tips to help your child navigate their way into a healthy and happy school year.

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Moles

Moles are small marks that appear on your skin - but they need to be watched. Here’s how to check for them, what to look for and when to see a doctor.

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Psoriatic arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis is a condition that affects joints and skin. Although there is currently no cure, treatments can relieve symptoms. You can find out more by reading our trusted partner pages.

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Chickenpox symptoms

Chickenpox is a mild and common childhood illness, however pregnant women and newborn babies can also be at risk. Find out more about common and unusual symptoms, plus links to trusted resources.

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