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MONDAY: Medical Monday
MEDICAL MONDAY (Kellie Hanna) -- Dermatologist Dr. Mary Jo Kerns joins Pete and Shawn for a back to school skin quiz.
Molluscum is a rash made of little skin colored bumps. Can it spread to other children? Yes - this is a virus like warts. When it gets red it is actually going away.
Is ringworm a worm? No - it is a fungus and it's the most infectious type. You can also get this from dogs and cats as well.
Do you get acne from not washing? No - acne is caused by skin cells sticking together and clogging your pores. Salicylic acid is the best over the counter medicine for acne.
Can you get a cold sore from drinking after someone? Yes - even if the cold sore is mainly healed, the herpes can transfer to you.
Is the black skin on the tips of athlete's toes melanoma? No - it is called turf toe from using your feet in the game.