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6 Gross (but Common!) Conditions Parents Don’t Talk About

Bobby Buka Common Gross Conditions

PARENTS.COM — Though most parents know that catching something like molluscum, ringworm, or scabies has nothing to do with the cleanliness of their house or their kids, they still feel embarrassed. And unfortunately, that self-consciousness can be a powerful silencer that gives germs time to infect others.

Parents rounded up some of the least-discussed conditions that are essential to keep on your radar. All six of these stop being contagious soon after treatment starts, so the quicker you spot symptoms in your kid, the better your chances of halting a school-wide spread.

Read more here on Parents.com.