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boils

Boils: who gets them and how to treat them

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What’s over a half inch in size, really painful, and bursts into a gross mess? Did you guess that it’s a boil? If you did, you’d be right! The good news is, they aren’t serious (with a few rare exceptions), and typically resolve themselves on their own. What is a boil? Boils are hair follicles or oil glands that have…

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Infected wounds- signs and symptoms mississippi urgent care

Infected wounds: signs and symptoms

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When you’re healing from a wound of any kind to your skin, it’s important to be on the lookout for infection in your wounds. Infections in injuries or wounds can happen in the wound or in mucous membranes (like the inside of the nose or mouth). They can come after any type of skin problem, including:   A bite A…

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