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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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Perfect Winter Skin Care Tips for Men
Winter is almost here, and it can wreak havoc on your skin by making it dry, flaky, and itchy. As the temperature drops during the winter, your usual .....
Perfect Winter Skin Care Routine for Different Skin Types
Winter is almost here, and it can wreak havoc on your skin by making it dry, flaky, oily and itchy. Your usual skincare regimen may not be quite enoug.....
Skin Cells Tend to Forget Their Function and Stop Regenerating as We Age
As we age, skin cells or dermal fibroblasts tend to lose their identity, and with it, they even tend to lose their capacity to produce and secrete col.....
Skin Moisture In Winter Can Now Be Retained by Fine Water Spray
In winter, facial moisture can now be retained by Fine water spray, finds a new study. The results of this study are published in the Skin Research.....
More Men Than Women Die Due to Skin Cancer: Study
Skin cancer (melanoma) deaths rates are increasing in men while the rates are steady or declining for women, reports a new study.

The rate .....


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