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Wedge Toenail Removal (Jim Pattison Outpatient Care and Surgery Centre) [English] Permalink Public

A wedge toenail removal is a procedure to remove part or all of a toenail that has grown into the skin. If you have had several ingrown nails in the same toe, your doctor may use a chemical or electro-cautery (burning with an electric current) to prevent the nail from becoming ingrown again. (English) Black & White

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104569
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Choosing a Tattoo Studio [English] Permalink Public

Tattooing involves breaking the skin. When this protective barrier is broken, you are more susceptible to a variety of health risks. This factsheet contains a list of questions to ask your tattoo artist and general hygiene issues to consider. (English) Colour

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256355
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Facts About Chickenpox [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about chickenpox including vaccine, symptoms, home treatment, and shingles. Number 44a. (English)

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Allergic Reaction (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

Allergic reactions occur when you come in contact with something your body is sensitive to. Allergic reactions can be caused by food, drugs, infections, insect bites, animals, things you breathe and skin contact with irritants such as cosmetics or soaps. (English) Colour

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254317
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Cellulitis (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

You have an infection of the deepest layer of your skin. This is called cellulitis (sounds like sell-u-li-tis). It is usually caused by bacteria. (English) Colour

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254268
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Shingles (Fraser Health) [English] Permalink Public

This factsheet provides an overview about shingles including treatment options. (English) Colour

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254282
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Scabies [English] Permalink Public

HealthLinkBC Health File information about scabies including symptoms, treatment, and preventing re-infestation. Number 09. (English)

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Fifth Disease (Parvovirus Infection) [English] Permalink Public

Fifth disease is an infection that often appears as a bright red rash on the face, especially in children. It is sometimes called "slapped face" disease. Number 54. (English)

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease [English] Permalink Public

Hand, foot and mouth disease is caused by certain types of viruses. Children under 10 years of age get the disease most often. Most cases occur in the summer and early fall. Number 64. (English)

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