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 virus from the group of smallpox viruses.
The virus is transmitted either sexually or through life, as well as through water, for example in the pool. It only affects people and cannot be tolerated by animals.
How do mollusks appear on the body?
The first symptoms of the mollusk appear in 2-3 weeks, and sometimes several months after infection. As a rule, rashes are localized on the buttocks, genitals, inner thighs, pubis, and lower abdomen. Hemispherical nodules appear on the skin with a depression in the middle of the same color as the skin, Continue reading
“My immunity is weak, and the flu caught it” – such statements are not uncommon, especially in wet, cold weather. Indeed, a decrease in the body’s defenses is one of the risk factors for influenza and other acute respiratory viral infections. But not only them. Many diseases, including serious ones, can be avoided if the body is able to fight them. Indeed, immunity protects us not only from viruses, bacteria, fungi, but also from everything genetically alien, toxins produced during the life of the body, foreign cells, and genetically modified own cells. Destroys the immune system and cancer cells. That is why increasing immunity is the key to health and longevity. But first, a few words about what the immune system is and how it works. Continue reading
If earlier it was said that all diseases are from nerves, now weakened immunity is blamed for everything. In order to strengthen it, a large number of various means are proposed – immunomodulators (regulating the immune system) and immunostimulants (enhancing immunity). Advertising promises that as soon as you start taking these miracle pills, your immunity will strengthen and all diseases will recede. Is it so?
In fact, doctors have no consensus on the benefits of drugs that affect the immune system. But they agree on one thing: immunomodulators and immunostimulants should be taken only as directed by a doctor. These drugs are not as harmless as the advertisement claims. They can cause significant harm to health if you take them just like that, just in case. Each drug has its own indications, and they must be taken into Continue reading