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
Dry skin is a frequent occurrence. At the same time, the skin can dry out not only on the face, but also on the arms, legs, body. What causes dry skin? How serious can this problem be? Is it possible to get rid of dryness and, if so, how to do it?
Why does the skin dry out?
Skin water is vital. It is she who makes our skin supple and supple. Due to moisture, the skin receives nutrition.
The saturation of the skin with moisture is affected by the uppermost stratum corneum and subcutaneous fat. They form a film on the surface of the skin, which protects the deeper layers from the Continue reading