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Plantar Wart Treatment | Auburn Medical Group

Plantar Wart Treatment is done with liquid nitrogen probe cyrotherapy in this video to cause frostbite injury to the virus-infected skin. This will kill the infected tissue and allow uninfected skin to replace the wart as healing occurs over the

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Alligator Forceps Ear Wax Removal | Auburn Medical Group

Ear wax removal is completed with alligator forceps. This tool is very useful for removal of ribbons of cerumen and some foreign objects from small orifices like ear canals and nasal passages. Most facilities performing ear wax removal will have

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Epistaxis Device for Nose Bleeds | Auburn Medical Group

The Rapid Rhino is an inflatable device which applies pressure to stop bleeding (tamponade) from a bloody nose (epistaxis). Use of an inflatable device like this is how to stop a nose bleed which does not allow cautery and which

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Basal Cell Carcinoma | Auburn Medical Group

We do a shave biopsy on a patient’s face to confirm the presence of basal cell carcinoma, nodular type. There was cancer remaining on the edges of the sample. This area will be re-examined in the coming months. Any area

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Nose Shave Biopsy Results in a Brown Noser | Auburn Medical Group

This shave biopsy skin biopsy of a nose tip results in making our patient a literal brown noser. The biopsy of the nose tip lesion is done to obtain a lesion for evaluation of possible diagnosis of cancer. Hopefully the

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Basal Cell Carcinoma Punch Biopsy | Auburn Medical Group

A basal cell carcinoma is confirmed by punch biopsy. A skin punch biopsy is accomplished by cutting the skin around a suspicious skin lesion with a circular razor and then cutting the base free fro the underlying subcutaneous tissue. This

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Umbilicoliths Are REAL | Auburn Medical Group

Umbilicoliths ( “navel stones,” “umboliths,” or “omphaloliths”) are accumulations of keratinous material (dead skin) sebum (skin oil) and dirt in the umbilicus (belly button). Umbolith removal is performed by simply applying traction to the stone to remove it from its

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Finger Wart Cryotherapy Probe | Auburn Medical Group

Wart removal for warts on hands of a guitar player i(Dan Bauer of Steel Breeze) s performed with liquid nitrogen cyrotherapy for wart treatment. We show how to remove warts with a cryoprobe to cause frostbite targeted to just the

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Conjuctivitis | Auburn Medical Group

Bacterial Conjunctivitis or pink eye is evaluated using a fluorescein stain to rule out other more serious infections or injuries to the eye. Herpes Ophthalmicus is one viral infection which would be confirmed with fluorescein staining to alert us to

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Dilated Pore of Winer Dr. Pimple Popper Extractor Test | Auburn Medical Group

We use the Dr. Sandra Lee Dr. Pimple Popper comedone extractor to pop this dilated pore of Winer. There are various means of extraction or “popping” of comedones, blackheads, and dilated pores of Winer. Dr. Sandra Lee (aka Dr. Pimple

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