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Pilonidal Abscess (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You have a pilonidal cyst that has become infected near your tailbone, just above your buttocks. When infected it is called a pilonidal abscess. It usually results from ingrown hairs. (pilo means hair, nidal means collection) (English) Colour

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Hives (Child) [English] Permalink Public

Hives are raised, itchy, red bumps (swellings) on the skin. They can be of different sizes and can appear anywhere on your child’s body. This factsheet provides an overview on hives including symptoms, causes, and when to seek medical assistance. Audio available. (English)

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Suture Removal: How to take out stitches (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Step by step instructions on how to remove stitches (sutures), what to expect, caring for the wound after stitches are removed, and when to get help. (English) Colour

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264155
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Insect Bites (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

An insect bite or sting can show up as a red lump in the skin that sometimes has a tiny hole in its centre. Bites or stings can be from mosquitoes, fleas, ants, bees, wasps, spiders, bedbugs, or other insects. (English) Colour

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264472
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Caring for a Wound Treated with Skin Glue (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Skin glue, also called liquid stitches or suture glue, is a special medical glue used to close wounds or cuts after a procedure or surgery. It can be used on its own, or with stitches (sutures), staples, or white skin tapes (steri-strips). (English) Colour

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266254
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