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Dry skin is more common in people with Down syndrome. In the video below, Mary and June talk about dry skin and tips for managing it.
Ringworm, athlete’s foot and jock itch are fungal infections that are more common among individuals with Down syndrome. There are a variety of likely reasons for that including a tendency to
Onychomycosis or toenail fungal infection is common among individuals with Down syndrome (DS). Toenail fungal infections occur due to the weak immune system of individuals with DS but also are more li
In this video, Molly and Peter share information about proper skin care. A corresponding visual handout can be found at this link .
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