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Boils / Skin Abscess

An abscess (Latin: abscessus) is a collection of pus (dead neutrophils) that has accumulated in a cavity formed by the tissue on the basis of an infectious process (usually caused by bacteria or parasites) or other foreign materials (e.g. splinters, bullet wounds, or injecting needles).

 

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Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer Patients More Likely to Get Sunburned
People with a history of the most frequent kind of non-melanoma cancers still get sunburned at the same rate as those without a previous history, says.....
Cleanse, Exfoliate And Moisturise Your Skin During Monsoon
You should adjust your skin routine according to the season, because during the rains, sweat and oil deposits make the skin really dull. Cleansing is .....
Redhead, Pale Skin Gene Variant may Boost Skin Cancer Risk
A gene variant carried by people with red hair, pale skin and freckles may boost skin cancer risk even without exposure to the Sun's rays, reveal rese.....
Non-Healing Skin Cells From Diabetic Foot Ulcers Reprogrammed as Stem Cells
More than 29 million Americans have diabetes. Diabetic foot ulcers, often resistant to treatment, are a major complication. The National Diabetes Stat.....
Bathe Daily Followed by Moisturizer For Soothing Dry Skin
If you have a child with newly-diagnosed eczema, you may be wondering how often you should bathe him. Well, you are not alone.

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