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
Why vaccinations are needed when traveling abroad
Going on a trip, we think through the route, study the customs of the country, outline what sights to see. And often we think little about what diseases we may encounter in a distant land. This especially applies to countries in Africa, Asia, South America, where you can pick up an “exotic” infection.
Vaccinations before traveling will help protect yourself from serious diseases. You do not need to be afraid of them – the likelihood of complications from vaccination is much lower than the risk of getting the disease. Such infections are difficult because we don’t have immunity to them, they cause complications and may even end in death. Continue reading