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A lump under the chin may be hard or soft, and tender or painless. This is not always a cause for concern. Learn about causes and when to see a doctor.
Blind pimples are usually not noticeable from a distance, but the lump can be felt by running a finger over the skin's surface. Learn more.
Malcolm Caddies’ medical odyssey began like so many others’ around the world: with the discovery of a lump. It was under his left arm, and it was sizeable – about three centimeters. He hurried t...
Globus sensation is an overwhelming feeling of a lump lodged in a person's throat, even when nothing is there. Learn about the causes.
A new method of examining the skin can reduce the number of animal experiments while providing new opportunities to develop pharmaceuticals and cosmetics. Chemical imaging allows all layers of the sk...
Approximately once a month, our skin completely renews itself. If this highly coordinated process goes awry, it can lead to a variety of skin diseases, ranging from skin cancer to psoriasis.
A new study finds that a 'friendly' bacterium, commonly found on healthy human skin and called Staphylococcus epidermidis, may protect against skin cancer.
A team of doctors and scientists in Germany and Italy fixed a defective gene in a young boy's skin. They then grew new skin that they used to replace 80% of the skin on his body, saving his life. Two...
Protecting the skin against moisture-associated damage is an important component of comprehensive skin and wound care. Based on a review of literature, the authors propose key interventions to protect...
While a neck lump is a common presentation that can raise suspicion of a potentially serious underlying disease, a hard lump, though less common, may be even more concerning for the patient, and promp...
This study seeks to simulate the portion of moral hazard that is due to the income transfer contained in the coinsurance price reduction. Healthcare spending of uninsured individuals from the MEPS wit...
To study capacity of skin to being imprinted by a marking head rapidly applied (10 seconds) onto the skin under a standardized pressure (15 kPa).
A 58 year old gentleman developed multiple fissures and discharging sinuses in the groin and perineum. Skin biopsies showed non-caseating granulomas suggestive of Crohn's disease. The patient had no g...