Rubella and pregnancy: what is the danger?
Despite the fact that rubella belongs to the so-called childhood infections and children under 8–9 years of age are affected by it, adults also suffer from the disease. In them,…

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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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Dysbacteriosis
Dysbacteriosis is a violation of the balance of microflora in the human body. Our body is home to many different bacteria. Some of them are useful, supportive of vital functions…

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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

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, and then, looking at photos, remember a fascinating journey. But it happens that we bring from such trips and a variety of exotic diseases that practically do not occur in Europe, which means that it is not easy to recognize them. Their deceit lies in the fact that often they disguise themselves as a common cold or indigestion and the person does not pay much attention to them – it will pass by itself. Or goes to the district clinic, where the doctor is also not very versed in such an ailment. As a result, an untreated disease develops and can cause a lot of trouble, and sometimes end tragically. Continue reading

How to read a fluorography certificate

A fluorographic study took place, forever, all, and more than once – the Ministry of Health obliges this diagnostic procedure to be performed by all citizens once a year. Without a certificate of fluorography, you will not be admitted to the hospital for planned treatment, you will not be issued certificates of professional suitability, you will not pass a medical examination for the right to drive a car, etc.

Usually you will be given a certificate that says: “Chest organs without pathological changes,” or “Pathology in the lungs not detected,” or “Within age-related changes.” This means that the lungs are fine. If any changes are found in the image, they will still be given a certificate, but specific deviations from the norm will be indicated in it. In serious Continue reading

Dangerous meat: what can be infected?
Meat, products from it are included in the daily diet of most of us. This is the main source of protein that contains all the essential amino acids. It is…

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What to eat so as not to hurt
Our immune system constantly protects us from many different pathogenic microorganisms: viruses, bacteria, fungi, protozoa. But sometimes immunity weakens, and then the disease prevails. To maintain the immune system, there…

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Dysbacteriosis
Dysbacteriosis is a violation of the balance of microflora in the human body. Our body is home to many different bacteria. Some of them are useful, supportive of vital functions…

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E. coli
Escherichia coli: benefit or harm E. coli (Escherichia coli) is an enterobacterium of the genus Escherichia living in the human body. It is widely believed that E. coli is very…

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