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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 […]


14 January 2017
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Scrapes

14 January 2017, Comments: 0

Scrapes are skin wounds that tear or rub off the skin. Most cases of scrapes are usually shallow and do not move into the […]


28 October 2016
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Tetanus

28 October 2016, Comments: 0

Tetanus is a serious yet uncommon condition brought about by entry of bacteria into a wound. Remember that it can be deadly if not […]