An infected fluid collection within the body. Percutaneous abscess drainage uses imaging guidance to place a needle or catheter through the skin into the abscess to remove or drain the infected fluid. It offers faster recovery than open surgical drainage.
Stitches or surgical sutures are used to hold body tissues together and close up wound edges. Examples of an injury that sometimes requires stitches include a bite, laceration, puncture, or deep cut. A visit to the emergency room or an urgent care center for stitches will stop the bleeding and help repair any damage in the underlying tissue.
When the corner of a toenail grows into the flesh instead of over it, it results in an ingrown toenail. It can be a significantly painful condition where the patient experiences red and swollen toes. Most people get this problem in their big toe, but it can develop in other toes as well. Ignoring the problem can have more serious consequences for your skin because pus or infection may develop at some stage if you leave it untreated.
A skin biopsy is a procedure in which a small sample of skin tissue is removed so that it can be sent to a pathologist for a laboratory examination. The tissue sample is usually examined under a microscope or other advanced tests may be performed to evaluate it.
Skin Tag & Wart Removal
Skin tags (acrochordons) are small, flesh-colored growths. If the body starts producing extra cells in the top layers of the skin (epidermis), then it’s possible for skin tags develop, usually where the skin rubs against itself. As unsightly as they may look, skin tags are noncancerous and don’t affect your health.
Sutures or stitches that have been in put in place after surgery or an injury, need to be carefully removed. We can assess your wound and remove the stitches in a safe and efficient manner.