Examples of pustule in a Sentence
smallpox's characteristic pustules typically resulted in permanent scarring for survivors of the dreaded disease
Recent Examples of pustule from the Web
To help prevent the blemish from turning into a pustule (a whitehead), reduce the inflammation by icing the area for 10 minutes every 3 to 4 hours or applying an over-the-counter cortisone cream twice a day.
McMichael says to look out for small, whitehead-looking pustules that can arise at the areas of significant pulling.
Folliculitis is inflammation of the hair follicles that can be accompanied by bacteria filled pustules.
O'Reilly and his ilk are a festering pustule on the American body politic.
In 1796, Jenner took pus from a cowpox pustule on the hand of an infected milkmaid and injected it into the arm of an 8-year-old boy.
A less-severe form of cystic acne, papular pustules are sensitive to the touch (from the inflammation) and also the work of hormones and genetics.
Skin sores fill with fluid; pustules form, scab and scar.
Although its most visible symptoms include facial redness, flushing and sometimes small pustules or bumps, rosacea can also signal a number of underlying health concerns.
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Origin and Etymology of pustule
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of pustule for English Language Learners
medical : a small bump on the skin that contains or produces pus
medical Definition of pustule
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