Intimate hygiene is a delicate topic, and many are simply embarrassed to ask a doctor about the features of genital care. Well, others (especially men) do not see this as a problem at all: in their opinion, it is enough to wash and change underwear daily.
In fact, everything is not so simple: improper care can cause many unpleasant diseases and disorders in the intimate sphere.
Woman’s intimate hygiene
The anatomy of the female genital organs is such that the vagina is located next to the anus, and this increases the risk of pathogens entering the internal genital organs. This is the first point to consider Continue reading
Swimming is an affordable and popular form of mass sport. You can swim at any age, there are minimum contraindications for swimming in the pool, and the health benefits are huge. However, many are afraid to visit the public pool for fear of catching some kind of infection. How justified are such fears? Is it possible to get something in the public pool? And if so, how to protect yourself from infections as much as possible?
Where is the danger lurking?
Not at all in the water, as many people think. Water in a public pool is constantly disinfected, and the chances of catching an infection through water are low. Continue reading
HPV, also known as human papillomavirus, is a family of viruses that live in the epithelial cells of the human body and under certain conditions cause their rapid division and degeneration. As a result, such unpleasant formations as warts, papillomas, and condylomas grow on the skin. But this is not the worst when infected with papillomavirus. Scientists have found that HPV can trigger the development of a cancerous tumor.
Of course, this does not mean at all that if a person is found to have HPV, then he will certainly get cancer. Moreover, the papillomavirus, according to some sources, affects about 60-70% of the world’s population, and according to others – 90%. Continue reading