Pediatric Warts

Pediatric warts are caused by various strains of the human papillomavirus. Though most pediatric warts don’t cause pain, they may cause embarrassment when they grow on the face, and they can spread on your child’s body or to other people who come in contact with the warts or items like towels or clothes that have […]


Pediatric molluscum is a skin infection caused by a virus called Molluscum contagiosum. As you’ve probably guessed from the name, it’s contagious. The symptoms of pediatric molluscum are round, raised bumps. They usually have a little indentation on the top, and range in size from a pinhead to pencil eraser. Normally, these bumps are flesh-colored, […]

Pediatric Eczema

Pediatric eczema symptoms typically appear after a baby is six weeks old, and parents who have eczema are more likely to have children with the condition. The rash, or less-common plaques, caused by eczema may clear for a little while, then reappear later. If you’re seeing flaky red patches or a weepy rash on your […]

Pediatric Diaper Rash

Diaper rash is a skin condition that almost every parent encounters at least once before their kids are potty trained. It’s a form of dermatitis that can be caused by excessive exposure to wetness, skin sensitivity, and chafing. It’s upsetting for parents and causes babies to become fussy and miserable, but typically it doesn’t require […]

Pediatric Birthmarks

Pediatric birthmarks are common and rarely affect a child’s health. Sometimes, though, a large or prominent birthmark can cause the child to feel self-conscious or affect self-confidence. Some birthmarks lighten or disappear over time; others may grow or deepen in color and affect deeper layers of the skin. In many cases, concerned parents choose to […]

Pediatric Acne

Pediatric acne covers a wide range of patients, from infants with baby acne to children and pre-teens whose hormones and oil glands are causing skin problems for them. It’s important to recognize that babies and smaller children have especially sensitive skin and that their bodies absorb medication at a different rate than teens and adults, […]