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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What is the danger of vitamin C deficiency?
Frequent headaches, chronic fatigue, high irritability, especially in combination with bleeding gums, may indicate a lack of vitamin C. Therefore, do not rush to take an analgesic. You may need…

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Hereditary diseases
Hereditary diseases are diseases caused by chromosomal and gene mutations. Some confuse hereditary diseases with congenital diseases. Indeed, congenital diseases, that is, diseases with which the baby is born, can…

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How to get rid of a cold on the lip

What we call a cold on the lip or fever is actually a manifestation of a viral infection, or rather, a herpes simplex virus type 1. (There is also the herpes simplex virus type 2, which affects the genitals.)

Yes, a commonplace cold that popped up on my lip is a viral infection, but you should not panic about this. The fact is that the vast majority of the world’s inhabitants are carriers of this virus. It’s just usually that it’s not active and doesn’t appear in any way. But as soon as immunity is weakened, the virus begins to multiply and descends from the nerve nodes, where it usually lives, along the nerve endings to the lips. And here it “blooms” in all its glory – weeping vesicles, sores, and finally crusts. So the well-known Continue reading

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 – this is HPV, human papillomavirus, or human papillomavirus.

What is HPV?
Under this name is a whole group of viruses of a general nature containing DNA. There are 27 species and about 200 strains. Designate them with numbers: HPV (HPV – human papillomavirus) 1, 2, 16, etc.

The absolute majority of the world’s population is infected with these viruses: according to scientists, from 70 to 90%. But for many, the virus does not manifest itself throughout life and can only be detected by chance. In such cases, they speak of carriage. Continue reading

5 cosmetic procedures that can not be done at home

Today it is not difficult to look younger than one’s age: there are various procedures with which you can remove wrinkles, even out the skin of the face, and correct the floated oval of the face. Many cosmetology clinics and centers offer their rejuvenation services. Only here they are expensive. Is it possible to do on their own and engage in rejuvenation at home?

Undoubtedly, you can do something yourself, for example, face masks. However, many anti-aging procedures should be performed only by a specialist with a higher medical education – a dermatologist-cosmetologist. And he has the right to conduct them exclusively in a medical institution. Continue reading

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Why does skin need special care in summer?
How nice to feel the rays of the warm summer sun on your skin after a long, cold winter. However, doctors are not tired of repeating the dangers of ultraviolet…

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How is an allergy to cold
Winter cold affects people in different ways. Some more tightly wrapped in fur coats and scarves and easily tolerate cold. They only occasionally notice: "frost is growing." Others, those who…

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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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The evolution of psoriasis treatment
Psoriasis is one of the most common skin diseases that humanity has encountered in ancient times. Many famous personalities suffered from psoriasis: Winston Churchill, Benjamin Franklin, Henry Ford, Joseph Stalin,…

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