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1 June 2017
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How to care for a major burn

1 June 2017, Comments: 0

A major burn is usually a second-degree or third-degree burn. A third-degree burn involves damage to all the skin layers, even up to the […]


8 May 2017
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Diabetic foot ulcers

8 May 2017, Comments: 0

Diabetic foot ulcers are usual complications of diabetes that is poorly controlled. The ulcers form due to the breakdown of skin and exposure of […]


24 April 2017
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Ingrown toenails

24 April 2017, Comments: 0

Ingrown toenails can occur if the toenails are excessively trimmed. This occurs if the edges of the nail grow directly into the surrounding tissues […]


3 February 2017
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Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

3 February 2017, Comments: 0

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus is a form of staphylococcus that developed resistance to various antibiotics. The staph bacteria generally thrive on the skin and within […]


14 January 2017
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Head wounds: How to control bleeding

14 January 2017, Comments: 0

Minor head wounds often bleed significantly due to the abundant blood vessels close to the skin surface in the face and scalp. Even though […]


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