Archive for the ‘Skin Diseases’ Category
Scabies is a disease caused by a parasite invisible to the naked eye that feeds the superficial layer of the skin. The female penetrates the skin and lays her eggs. The presence of the latter produces inflammatory effect similar to an allergic reaction, which explains the intense itching that accompanies the infection. In the absence of treatment, a female can procreate for five weeks! Read the rest of this entry »
What can I do to relieve the itching?
As the itching is a sign of many diseases, do not hesitate to seek the advice of your doctor or pharmacist, especially if they are severe, widespread or persistent.
If you are allergic to avoid, if possible, the responsible substance (food, cosmetics, drugs).
If you have dry skin, do not use too often prolonged baths or showers, especially using soap. Apply a daily moisturizer all over the body, insisting on areas of the skin that itch: face, legs, hands, feet, etc..
Avoid scratching, especially if the itching is accompanied by buttons. You could keep scars. In addition, scraping extends and deepens local reaction. Read the rest of this entry »
The skin, our largest organ, has to endure a lot: environmental influences, dry, heated air, UV radiation. Additives in personal care products can also pollute the sensitive case. No wonder she sometimes gets off balance and prone to dryness, itching and irritation. This innovative skin care line Imlan has accepted the special needs of allergic and stressed skin and offers products without additives or irritants. Read the rest of this entry »
Itching of the skin (or pruritis) are caused by the release in the surface layer of the skin of certain substances that it manufactures ( histamine ). Many diseases are accompanied by itching of the skin, often with small pimples or irritation of the skin (red patches). The reflex to scratch does not improve the situation, when it does not contribute to its aggravation! The solution lies in treating the cause and application of drugs specifically designed to relieve the itching.
What are the symptoms of itching?
Everyone knows the annoyance caused by an itch against which generally reacts by scratching. Often the only scratching relieves itching very temporarily and may even aggravate it. In some cases, the itching is accompanied by a rash , redness and swelling. Read the rest of this entry »
L ‘Acne is one of the most common diseases in dermatology. Acne is defined as “Juvenile” because it occurs during puberty or sexual development and this is the most popular form.
Acne may however, continue or appear after puberty for the first time around in the 20 years or more. In this case, the acne is called “late”.
Late or juvenile acne can be mild, medium or severe.
Finally, acne is divided by the expression clinic: comedones, blackheads / cystic fibrosis, nodule / cyst, etc..
The causes of acne residing in or familiar individual predisposition to develop acne and the psychological stress.
At one time it was believed the result of hormonal imbalance acne especially in the sexual sphere, today this theory is contradicted by many clinical evidence: acne also appears to those who have hormonal changes. Therefore, in females the use of birth control pills to treat acne is the wrong approach. Read the rest of this entry »