Frambesia or "tropical syphilis" - what is it and what is dangerous
Frambesia is an infectious disease that affects the skin, cartilage and bones. It is caused by the bacterium Treponema pertenue. This is a subspecies of spirochetes belonging to the same…

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From frost to heat: what is the danger of a sharp temperature drop
Facial redness As is known from physics, in the cold, the vessels narrow and in the heat, on the contrary, expand. Thisexplains the redness of the skin. Blush all over…

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Unusual Diseases: Morgellon's Disease
The stories of people suffering from this disease resemble a fantastic thriller. And it is not surprising that the doctors whom the unfortunate turn to send them to a psychiatrist.…

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Unusual Diseases: Morgellon’s Disease

The stories of people suffering from this disease resemble a fantastic thriller. And it is not surprising that the doctors whom the unfortunate turn to send them to a psychiatrist. Judge for yourself: under the skin, something (someone) crawls, then an ulcer forms and some creature emerges from it, similar to a hair or even an insect. It is difficult to pull it out, and when you try to remove it, it can hide under the skin. How could it be? No and no again. Delusions, hallucinations, dermatitis of a psychogenic nature.

But, unfortunately, this is not nonsense: thousands of people from all over the world have already found similar symptoms. So, the disease exists and something needs to be done. To begin to understand what it is.

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Genital warts of the anogenital region: how to deal with them?

Benign skin tumors are called anogenital warts, or genital warts, the cause of which is infection of the body with human papillomavirus (HPV), mainly types 16, 18, 31, 39.

Genital warts have a characteristic cone shape, a height of 1 to 5 mm and can be either single or multiple. Often, neoplasms merge into “inflorescences”, visually resembling a cockscomb, have signs of keratinization and cause discomfort not only during sexual intercourse, but even when walking and wearing underwear. Often the development of genital warts is accompanied by hyperemia and the appearance of painful bleeding cracks on the skin of the anogenital region.

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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 us on the street, in transport, in the office. Well, if someone from the home fell ill, then it’s very difficult to protect yourself.

What to do to at least reduce the likelihood of infection? First you need to remember …

How is the infection transmitted?
The common cold, or rather ARVI, is an acute respiratory viral infection, the flu is caused by viruses.

The distribution of viruses is known to be airborne. The patient sneezed or coughed, and the viruses Continue reading

First aid for a dog bite
Previously, adults warned children: “Do not touch the dog. Bite - you get 40 injections in the stomach. " These 40 injections turned out to be very tenacious - some…

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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…

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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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Do adults need vaccinations?
Vaccination is often associated with childhood. And many people are confident that once they enter adulthood, vaccinations can be forgotten. And the recommendation to do revaccination (re-vaccination) is puzzling. Why…

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