Diseases of exotic countries
Today, the most distant corners of the globe have become available to  tourists. It's great to go to some exotic country, see its beauty, try unusual dishes, buy beautiful souvenirs,…

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HPV - what is it?
HPV, or the human papillomavirus, also known as human papillomavirus, is a family of viruses that, penetrating the skin cells and mucous membranes, cause the development of warts and papillomas…

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High-risk oncogenic HPV: what is the danger?
An ordinary wart and a malignant tumor - what do they have in common? No, no, a wart will not degenerate into cancer. However, there is something that unites them…

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Unusual diseases: necrotic fasciitis

Necrotic fasciitis is an infection that affects the subcutaneous tissue and fascia. (Fascias are membranes of connective tissue covering all organs, vessels covering muscles, tendons.) The disease is very dangerous, and if it is launched, it can even lead to death.

Causes of necrotic fasciitis
The disease is caused by pathogenic bacteria that have come under the skin from the outside: from a wound, cut – or from the inside: along with blood flow. As a result, an infectious process develops right under the skin and tissue destruction occurs. Most often, the legs are affected, as well as the perineum and abdominal wall, but the infection can affect other parts of the body.

Various bacteria can be causative agents, but pyogenic streptococcus Streptococcus pyogenes is especially Continue reading

Gonorrhea, or gonorrhea

What it is
Not everyone knows that gonorrhea and gonorrhea are one and the same disease related to sexually transmitted diseases. Gonorrhea is a term used in official medicine, but in the people this sexual infection is often called a gonorrhea.

The disease has been known since ancient times. In the medical treatises of the great Roman physician Galen, it is said about the “passive expiration of sperm”, since one of the symptoms of gonorrhea / tripper is discharge from the penis. By the way, the term “gonorrhea” itself comes from the words gono “seed” and rhea “flow”. Tripper is the German name for the disease, formed from the word trophen – Continue reading

HPV types

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

Unusual diseases: necrotic fasciitis
Necrotic fasciitis is an infection that affects the subcutaneous tissue and fascia. (Fascias are membranes of connective tissue covering all organs, vessels covering muscles, tendons.) The disease is very dangerous,…

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Shellfish on the body
So in everyday life is called molluscum contagiosum - a viral infection characterized by a rash on the skin of dense, small nodules. Causes mollusks on the body of a…

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How to escape when everyone around is sick?
In the fall, the cold season begins, a little later the flu epidemic comes to us. And so it goes on all winter: coughing, sneezing, blowing their nose citizens surround…

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Zika virus
Humanity throughout its existence is constantly struggling with new dangerous diseases. In the Middle Ages, a pandemic of the plague - the "black death" - in Europe claimed the lives…

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