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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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Impact of Solvents on the Skin
The molecules added to the skin through liquids and creams may affect the skin. A research team from the Lund University find how solvents affect the .....
Skin Cancer Risk Does Not Deter College Girls Who Tan Indoors
Indoor tanning exposes users to ultraviolet radiation, a well-known risk factor for premature skin aging and skin cancers, and is particularly dan.....
Tips to Revive and Maintain the Natural Glow of Skin
This winter get glowing healthy skin by using skin care products with ingredients like humectants, suggests an expert.

Rohit Batra, derma.....
Sun Protection Behavior and Skin Cancer Awareness
There are many imperfections and geographical inequalities in primary and secondary prevention of skin cancer, finds a large international survey on s.....
Indoor Tanning Unveils People At-Risk For Skin Cancer
Use of indoor tanning among non-heterosexual black male teens is found to be equal to heterosexual white females, finds a recent study from San Diego .....


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