There is one disease that sparks interest in me, that disease is Lupus. The main reason that I am interested in Lupus is because my mom has Lupus. I’m going to tell you about the two major kinds of Lupus and the effects they have on people. The first type is Systemic Lupus Erythematosus, Systemic Lupus affects the kidneys. Can cause inflammation to the nervous system and brain also inflammation in the brain's blood vessels. Another form of Lupus is Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus, this lupus is limited to the skin. Rashes can occur and lesions (sores) a most common rash that occurs is discoid rash which is a scaly; red and raised but not itchy rash. Another well known rash is called the butterfly rash a rash that forms across the
The disease is primarily known as Ringworm but it can also identified as Tinea or Dermatophytosis. Ringworm can spread by coming in contact with people who already have Ringworm or even animals. It is also spread through sharing dirty items such as combs, towels etc. It could also be developed if you come in contact with any of the fungi which are trichophyton, microsporum and epidermophyton they normally live as spores in soil. Unlike other disease Ringworm has different effects on different body parts. Ringworm on the body or groin which is known as the Jock Itch when it is first contracted it is a circular shape and is similar to a rash. It grows and become fatter, after in contact with an infected person its
Ramos-e-Silva, M., et al. "Elderly skin and its rejuvenation: products and procedures." J Cosmet Dermatol. (2007): 40-50.
A rash for dermatomyositis can be a violet-colored or dusty red rash that appears most commonly on a person’s face or eyelids, but it can also be found around a person’s nails, knuckles, elbows, back, chest and knees. Most of the time the first visual sign of dermatomyositis is a patchy bluish-purplish rash. Another sign of dermatomyositis is the progressive weakening of the muscles closest to the trunk of the body, such as: the hips, thighs, shoulders, upper arms, and neck. Over time this pain will gradually worsen, so the weakness will affect both the right and left sides of the
The main sign of vitiligo is pigmented or color loss that produces white or light colored patches on the skin. The main parts of the body most at risk for this condition are areas of the skin exposed to the sun. Vitiligo, usually, first appears on the hands, feet, arms, face, or lips because these areas are most exposed to the sun. There are many signs of the condition of vitiligo. The main five signs are skin discoloration, premature whitening or greying of hairs, loss of color in the tissues that line the mouth and nose, loss in color of the inner layer of the eyeball, or discolored patches around the armpit, navel, genitals, and rectum. Vitiligo can happen at any age, but usually appears before the age of 20. There are three main types of vitiligo. The first is, generalized vitiligo,this is when the patches cover many parts of the body and they correspond symmetrically. The second type is segmental vitiligo and this is when the patches are in part or one side of the body. Lastly, the third type is localized or focal vitiligo, this is when the patches cover one or a few areas of the body (Mayo
The cause of this disease is unknown. This disease can happen to anyone both men and women any from the ages as early as 10-30 years of age. There are many speculations on what could cause this skin disease such as, some researchers think it is an autoimmune disease, if you have an autoimmune disease you may have more of a chance of getting vitiligo. Autoimmune diseases
The major causes behind this are the external agents which can incite irritation. This condition can be precisely handled by application of drawing salve over the infected areas. The layer of salve prevents the interaction of skin with any foreign agents which eases the urge to scratch the infected region. Though immediate healing is not possible, salves can be prolific in assisting the healing procedure. Not only do salves prove outstanding in curing insect bites and common skin infections but are also profoundly active in curing the hideous psoriasis and
For this interview project, I chose to interview Dr. Shawn Fagan, MD. He is a burn surgeon and intensivist for the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at Doctors Hospital in Augusta. Dr. Fagan has is board certified in both surgery and surgical critical care by the American Board of Surgery. He has participated in numerous studies in the area of exfoliative and necrotizing diseases of the skin. He is also a contributing author to a number of textbooks in the area of skin disorders and burns.
If symptoms do not improve or get worse or if they are at increased risk of complications, the doctor may prescribe an antifungal medication such as fluconazole. Antifungal drugs are also used for people with chronic or disseminated disease.
The treatment involves using a type of microscopic bacteria. The bacteria slows the growth of fungus.
The preventive care is usually diverse especially when it comes to controlling the roundworms in places which are not good with hygiene. Most of the nurses usually advise the patients to stay in clean environments in order to prevent them from contamination (prevention, 2016). This is because the preventive measure which is taken are considered to be better than the cure methods. In the prevention of roundworms, the nurses play a very big role in ensuring that the conditions are mitigated completely.
Stevens Johnson syndrome is a serious condition that affects the skin and external linings (mucus membranes) of the body. It is usually associated with an abnormal response to some medicine you may have been taking for a few days, but fortunately, it is a rare condition. Common medicines that can cause Stevens Johnson syndrome include antibiotics, pain killers, and anticonvulsants.
These regions of the skin that are often scratched turn out to be thick and weathered in appearance, and the patches can be red and darker than whatever is left of the skin. Constant scratching can prompt perpetual changes in skin shading. See a doctor if encountering exceptional tingle and/or there are perceptible changes in the skin. Our skin is the boundary to the outside world, is to some degree waterproof, and keeps our inner organs and frameworks safe from the components and from microorganisms attacking our bodies. Atopic dermatitis patients have impeded hindrance capacity. This implies the skin boundary is separated, loses dampness, and can permit microbes to develop and enter the body. The loss of water leaves the skin dry and broke. The objective of eczema administration is to renew dampness, and make a boundary to ensure the skin. This is the reason creams can offer assistance.
One should use a mild soap and avoid overly perfumed products. For example, the oil well to dissolve dirt without drying out the skin. At the pharmacy is different washing creams and shower and bath oils for dry and sensitive skin. One should be careful with conditioner and other hair products that can cause itching of the scalp.
Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin when the skin becomes dry, red, scaly, flaky, itchy, and can be blistered. The skin becomes hard, thickened and cracked, swelled, especially in the eyes, face, or groin areas. Skin can appear darkened or leathery, extreme itching and sun sensitive.