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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lim
33 years experience in Family Medicine
Epidermis: Absolutely. The epidermis is the top layer of your skin.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes: Generally it will heal rather quickly after it is cut or damaged.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience in Endocrinology
Keratinization: Great wikipedia question. If not satisfied then let's do 2nd opinion.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
See below: The outermost and nonvascular layer of the skin, derived from the embryonic ectoderm, varying in thickness from 0.07–1.4 mm. It comprises, from within ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Break: Anything from a paper cut to a scratch to a little blister to a fissure to a gunshot wound. Everything depends on the context of the description. I'm ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience in Pathology
Freckle: Look up this site for more info: http://www.freckles.org/causes/
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Skin: They make up layers of the skin.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience in Internal Medicine
Epidermis: The epidermis is the outer layer of skin, so that just describes something that is coming from the epidermis.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
No: Epidermis is the outermost layer of skin and dermis is just below it.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
Yes: The dermis is significantly thicker than the epidermis.

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