Child Health – Chickenpox

chickenpox

Chickenpox is a common contagious childhood disease. The disease occurs mainly in children, because most adults have become immune to. The severity of chickenpox is small unless newborns, pregnant women and adults are infected with it. They experience the illness as violent and have a greater chance of complications. What is chickenpox? How do you get it? How do you deal with? And when should you go to the doctor?

chickenpox

Chickenpox is characterized by spots, blisters and scabs on the skin. It is a very common childhood disease. 75% of the people get chickenpox between the 1st to 6th years of life. When the disease among members has had one here is generally immune. If the disease is a mild disease course had then the chance that a child again in a load can get chickenpox. A mild course of disease is most common in babies until their first birthday, as they have antibodies to that time with them that they have inherited from their mother.

The probability that an adult gets sick of chicken pox is very small, even if they never become infected with the virus. Over the years, builds a person had sufficient antibodies to counter the disease at bay. Touch your old age will become infected the disease process and potential complications are more severe than in children. Even newborn babies and pregnant women will experience severe disease.

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Fungi on the skin: clinical and therapeutic approach

fungal skin

Fungal diseases of the skin are called “cutaneous mycoses”. These infections in the surface layer of the skins (stratum corneum) that normally do not penetrate to deeper levels of the organism.

fungal skin

Depending on the location, skin, nails, scalp, mucous membranes of the mouth, genitals, etc., adopt an appearance or another.

These infections are more common in humid areas of the body surface, since moisture encourages the growth of fungi, under the breasts, underarms, etc.., and are, in turn, more frequent in obese people with multiple skin folds.

It is also more common in people who are immunocompromised and in some people taking antibiotics.

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Treatment for Acne

acne problem

The acne is a much hated word, especially in young people because most are the ones who suffer most, but no one is free of suffering.

acne problem

What is acne?

The acne is a skin infection that is causing us the annoying pimples or blackheads. This includes whiteheads, blackheads and red, inflamed patches of skin.

When we suffer from acne?

    • We can distinguish acne, because it presented a few bumps on the skin. This happens when the foot holes are plugged. That is, when a pore becomes clogged, we get a point.
    • Each pore has access to a hair and a sebaceous gland. This gland secretes oil that is responsible to help eliminate old cells and helps keep skin soft. When this gland secretes too much oil, pores begin to clog giving way to accumulate lots of dirt, dead cells or bacteria. That’s when a plug is formed.

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When psoriasis affects the scalp

psoriasis afftects scalp

In case of psoriasis, it is common that the scalp is affected. However, this location causes the hair to lose its aesthetics and causing a series of itching. In parallel, the treatment of psoriasis is difficult and more specific. It is based on the calcipotriol, an analogue of vitamin D3.

psoriasis afftects scalp

Variable locations of psoriasis
Psoriasis is a disease that can be cataloged benign, but whose impacts on daily life are very important. The disease manifests itself in a number of red patches, covered with pearly white scales, more or less thick. The number, size and location of the plates are very variable and evolve with time even in a same person.

The most common is to be presented at the elbows, the folds, and knees. The scalp is often one of the areas most affected by psoriasis.

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