Tiny bugs that like to live in your hair. Lots of children get them. They spread when kids put their heads together or share things like hats, combs and brushes.
A medicine used in creams and ointments to stop pain.
Light therapy (lite ther-a-pee)
A treatment with lights used by skin doctors (dermatologists) to help skin diseases such as eczema.
The little white half-moon shape on your nail nearest your skin. You might only be able to see it on your thumbnails, or not at all.
Lyme disease (lime diz-eez)
A type of disease that you can get if you get bitten by a certain type of tick. It may cause a red, donut-shaped (or bull's-eye) rash. A tick is a tiny, round bug that can attach itself to you when you're walking through the woods. Wear long pants and bug spray to keep them away from your skin.