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Aches, Pains & Injuries

What a Pain! Kids and Growing Pains
Growing pains are for real. Usually they happen when kids are between the ages of 3 and 5 or 8 and 12.

Going With the Flow of Nosebleeds
Ever get a nosebleed? Lots of kids have had at least one. To learn more, follow your nose to this article for kids.

Checking Out Cuts, Scratches, and Abrasions
If you're wearing a bandage right now, chances are you have a cut, scratch, or abrasion. Find out more about them in this article for kids.

The Facts About Broken Bones
What happens when you break a bone?

Strains and Sprains Are a Pain
What's a sprain? What's a strain? Find out in this article for kids.

Coping With Cold Sores
You may have had a cold sore, but what are they exactly? Find out in this article for kids.

Cellulitis is a serious infection that can be mistaken for a bruise, scrape, or insect bite. Find out more in this article for kids.

Going to a Physical Therapist
Physical therapy uses exercises and other special treatments to help people move their bodies. Find out more in this article for kids.

Migraines: What a Pain!
A migraine is a really bad kind of headache. Find out more in this article for kids.

What's Up With Warts?
Nobody likes a wart. Find out why kids get them and how to get rid of them.

Swimmer's Ear
You swam! You splashed! And now you have it: swimmer's ear.

Got tummy troubles? Indigestion is a common condition that many people - even kids - have at one time or another. Find out more in this article for kids.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal tunnel syndrome can make your hands feel numb and tingly. Find out more in this article for kids.

The Story on Scars
You may be young, but you probably already have a scar or two. But why did you get them? How can you prevent them? Find out in this article written just for kids!

How Stitches Help Kids Heal
Most kids need stitches at one time or another to help a cut heal properly. Read this article to learn all about stitches and what they do.

Blisters, Calluses, and Corns
Ouch! What are blisters, calluses, and corns? Find out in this article for kids.

Rashes: The Itchy Truth
Learn about rashes in a flash. Check out our article just for kids!

Belly Pain
Ugh. Bellyaches. Find out what causes tummy trouble in this article for kids.

Eek! It's Eczema!
Everybody has dry skin once in a while, but eczema is more than just that. If your skin is dry, itchy, red, sore, and scaly, you may have eczema. Learn more about this uncomfortable condition and what you can to do stop itching!

What's West Nile Virus?
What exactly is the West Nile virus? And what do mosquitoes have to do with it? Find out in this article!

Ow! You fell and hit your head. But do you have a concussion? Find out about concussions in this article for kids.

What to Do When You're Bugged by Bugs
Ugh. Bugs. They're cool, but they also can ruin your day by stinging or biting you. Find out how to handle them in this article.

Poison Ivy
Poison ivy can give you a nasty rash. Find out more about it - and the other plants that can make you itch - in this article for kids.

Osgood-Schlatter Disease
Osgood-Schlatter disease isn't serious, but it causes knee pain in athletes. Find out more in this article for kids.

Don't let a splinter ruin a perfectly good day. Find out what to do if you get one.

Getting the Wind Knocked Out of You
Whoosh! Did you ever get the wind knocked out you? Find out why it happens in this article for kids.

Jellyfish can sting swimmers - ouch! Find out more about these quietly creepy sea creatures.

Oh my, is that a stye? Find out what to do about these eyelid bumps.