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What Do Skin Ulcers Look Like
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
Non-healing wounds: If you have a growth that is not healing, and tends to bleed on its own, you should definitely bring it to the attention of your dermatologist. For photos of common skin cancers, please see the following website: http://www.Aad.Org/skin-conditions/skin-cancer-detection. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
8 classes of herpes: Well...Herpes occurring on the stomach would really be classified as shingles (still herpes...And actually chicken pox from when you were a kid coming back). Herpes in general effects mucous membrane areas such as the mouth, lips, nose, eyes, penis, anus and vagina. ...Read more
Varied: Diabetic ulcers are about as varied as rashes. They can begin under a thick nail as drainage. They can be a simple cut on the foot or scab. Or they can be a large open wound with infection. They also compass gangrene that appears as black or sometimes grayish/purplish discoloration to the toe. Have it checked out by a podiatrist immediately! they can diagnose and treat, or help prevent them. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
exophytic papules: Common warts are typically exophytic verrucous papules that may be single lesions or that may be grouped in a linear configuration. Human papillomavirus is the etiologic agent. Verruca vulgaris , which is caused by the dna papovavirus known as human papillomavirus, may involve the eyelid skin; the lesions are often excised, especially for cosmetic reasons. Thank you for question. ...Read more
See Below: Bed sores are caused by prolonged pressure on the skin . . . Usually over bony prominences such as hips or shoulder blades. They can be common in people that are wheelchair or bed bound and are unable to change position frequently. Early bed sores may look like only mild skin redness. This can progress to pain, ulceration, infection, and even involvement of the underlying muscle or bone. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do lice bites look like on scalp? What does it look like when you scratch and becomes infected?
Impetigo healing: You can usually tell that impetigo is responding to treatment by the following observations: decreased size of sore, resolution of crusting, lessening of redness, sores healing over and appearing more dry and gradual return of normal skin coloration. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cutis anserina: Goose bumps. Not a disorder, just the little hairs standing up. It's left over from evolution; a cat's hair stands up when it needs to look bigger or conserve heat. ...Read more
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