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Overview Acne is a chronic disorder of the hair follicles and sebaceous glands located in the middle layer of the skin. In acne, the sebaceous glands are clogged, which leads to pimples and cysts.
Asthma’s impact More than 22 million people in the United States, including 6.5 million children, have asthma. Asthma is the most common chronic medical condition among children in the United States.
Is your son a constant bundle of energy … always moving, unable to sit still, even for a few moments? Is your daughter easily distracted and forgetful, tending to frequently “have her head in the
A woman has endometriosis when the tissue that normally lines her uterus, the endometrium, grows in other places, such as the fallopian tubes, ovaries or pelvic tissue. This misplaced tissue can cause
From TV shows like “The Biggest Loser” to celebrity diets and infomercials touting “two-minute abs,” America is obsessed with how we look. So it’s sad but not surprising that a negative body image is
Thanks to widespread (and now universal) childhood vaccination, the number of new cases of hepatitis B in the United States has dropped dramatically in the last two decades. However, there are still
Overview Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIV) are a group of viruses that cause different types of respiratory infections and are most common in children and babies. infections range from the common
Overview The labia are basically two fat pads to protect a woman's clitoris and vagina from trauma. Labial hypertrophy is a harmless condition in which one or both sides of the labia grow to larger
Overview The labia are basically two fat pads to protect a woman's clitoris and vagina from trauma. Labial hypoplasia is a harmless condition in which one or both sides of the labia don't form
Ovarian masses in infants, young girls and adolescents are enlargements of the ovaries – the organs that store and release eggs, and that produce female hormones. These masses may be cysts or tumors,
Overview Adolescent girls and women frequently experience pain in the region below the belly button and between the hips, commonly called pelvic pain. Depending on the cause of the discomfort, pelvic
Overview As many as 75 percent of girls and women experience unpleasant symptoms or painful pelvic cramps before or during their monthly menstrual cycle, called premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Some girls
Sexually transmitted diseases are infectious diseases spread through sexual contact. These infections are very common, especially among young people. The United States has some of the highest rates of
Overview Vaginitis refers to any inflammation or infection of the vagina. It is a common gynecological problem found in females of all ages. Most females will have at least one form at some point in
We are grateful to have been ranked #1 on U.S. News & World Report's list of the best children's hospitals in the nation for the third year in a row, an honor we could not have achieved without the patients and families who inspire us to do our very best for them. Thanks to you, Boston Children's is a place where we can write the greatest children's stories ever told.”