7 ways to cure sunburn - First Aid

January 9, 2011

  • 7 ways to cure sunburn
  • Risk factors and complications
  • First aid

How to cure sunburn

Sunburn is accompanied by a feeling of discomfort and may even disrupt sleep Dreams: how to understand our dreams  Dreams: how to understand our dreams
 . These rules will help to minimize the pain and deal with the inevitable peeling skin and other common effects of sunburn.

  • The easiest way to relieve painful sunburn - a bath with cool water that cool the skin. If a burn injury only a small area of ​​skin, try a cold compress.
  • Discover products that will help heal the skin from sunburn, you can in your own kitchen: cloth, soaked in yogurt or vinegar, to quickly relieve pain. In order to cope with post-burn itching, can be applied to the damaged area of ​​skin baking soda or corn starch.
  • To accelerate the healing process of the skin to help pharmaceutical products - ointments, which include aloe Aloe - its amazing healing properties  Aloe - its amazing healing properties
   belief or lidocaine.
  • A small dose of aspirin helps to relieve the pain, get rid of the itching sensations, temperature and swelling of the skin, which are sometimes accompanied by sunburn. The recommended dose of sunburn - two aspirin every four hours, or a similar dose of Tylenol. In addition, you can try three or four tablets of ibuprofen Ibuprofen: anti-inflammatory drug  Ibuprofen: anti-inflammatory drug
   every 8 hours.
  • We all know that green tea is good for your health - but few people know that tea can be used to compress sunburn Sunburn: severe blow to the body  Sunburn: severe blow to the body
 . Compress with chilled green tea applied to the burned skin and helps reduce redness.
  • To reduce the inevitable sunburn peeling of the skin to a minimum, must be applied to the damaged area of ​​skin hypoallergenic lotion.
  • If the sunburn is accompanied by a high fever or severe pain for several days, you should consult your doctor.


How to prevent sunburn

As you know, the best treatment - is prevention, and sunburn - is no exception: adhering to a few simple rules, you can keep your skin safe in both summer and winter.

  • The simplest rule to prevent sunburn - reducing the time under the open sun. The most dangerous in terms of the risk of burns period - from 10 am to 4 pm, when UV rays are most intense.
  • Protecting the skin from harmful UV rays, in any case can not neglect the sunscreen cosmetics: Use cream or lotion with an SPF of at least 30 that protects the skin from a wide range of UV rays.
  • Although the summer - time in the locker room there is only light and outdoor wear, the easiest way to protect your skin from the sun, covering up her clothes. Additional protection is provided dark skin, thick fabrics, as well as a summer hat with a wide brim.

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Hyperhidrosis - it is better to determine the cause - Symptoms and Treatment

December 21, 2008

  • Hyperhidrosis - it is better to determine the cause
  • Symptoms and treatment

What is hyperhidrosis and its causes

Hyperhidrosis - excessive sweating this, it can be a physiological (normal variant) and pathological (for some diseases). Physiological hyperhidrosis is a defensive reaction of the body aimed at increasing the heat transfer at high physical exertion, high ambient temperature, or in the use of large amounts of fluid. Physiological hyperhidrosis can occur locally on the face when eating spicy condiments (mustard, pepper, etc.), when frightened, excitement, a sense of shame.

Pathological hyperhidrosis is caused by disorders of the nervous and endocrine systems. It may be an indication of such diseases and conditions such as tuberculosis Tuberculosis - a full recovery is not guaranteed  Tuberculosis - a full recovery is not guaranteed
   lung overactive thyroid (hyperhidrosis) menopause and so on.

 Symptoms and treatment | Hyperhidrosis - it is better to determine the cause

Symptoms of hyperhidrosis

By the nature of the spread of hyperhidrosis can be limited or universal. Narrow hyperhidrosis manifests itself in the armpits, on the soles, palms, in the anus. On the palms and soles at the junction of the side surface may appear itching and intradermal translucent bubbles the size of a pinhead or larger. The bubbles revealing the form of round shape pink erosion (superficial skin lesions), and some bubbles absorbed without formation of erosions. Especially severe for the person and others is a rash, accompanied by a strong unpleasant odor. A special form of the limited hyperhidrosis hyperhidrosis is a person that develops after suffering mumps (mumps).

Universal rash caused by disorders of the nervous and endocrine systems and is characterized by copious sweat on large areas of skin, and prolonged course. These patients often appear fatigue, lethargy, irritability Irritability - you try to control my temper  Irritability - you try to control my temper
 . Thus sweat acidity is shifted to the alkaline side, broken protective "acid mantle of the skin", which leads to a reduction of the barrier (protective) function of the skin, it becomes permeable to pathogens. In this case, non-compliance with the rules of personal hygiene, complications may occur: diaper rash, scrapes the skin, pustular, and fungal diseases.

 Symptoms and treatment | Hyperhidrosis - it is better to determine the cause


Treatment for hyperhidrosis should be carried out only after a thorough examination to determine the cause of this phenomenon.

Required appointed complex treatment in the form of medicines of general and local impact. General treatment - a bracing means (vitamins and minerals), acupuncture Acupuncture - the ancient traditions in the service of modern science  Acupuncture - the ancient traditions in the service of modern science
 , Physiotherapy (electric treatment, circular shower, Sharko shower, and so on), sedatives (bromine, valerian, tranquilizers), strengthens the walls of blood vessels (ascorbic acid, rutin), reducing sweating (atropine). Furthermore, the balanced power mode is assigned with the fluid restriction.

Local treatment is administering binders and disinfectants and rubbing powders (with hexamine, boric and salicylic acid, talc, zinc oxide and so on).

For the treatment of hyperhidrosis of the palms is used as a drug Botox. It is introduced directly into the skin, causing paralysis of the nerves and muscles, whereupon the palm are warm and dry. The effect of such administration is kept for several months.

If you do not help the conservative methods of treatment, the surgical techniques used. So, for the treatment of hyperhidrosis hand operation is applied sympathectomy, which is currently carried out using a special endoscopic instrument through a small incision in the chest. In the field of spinal cord nerve trunk it crosses providing sweating in the palms, and the palms never sweat. Sympathectomy is not used in the treatment of Athlete's Foot, because it can cause a number of complications, including impotence Impotence - a female perspective on the problem  Impotence - a female perspective on the problem

For the surgical treatment of hyperhidrosis underarm obese patients sometimes used liposuction (removal of subcutaneous fat) axilla, in which the destruction of nerve tissue in passing, and thus interrupting the flow of nerve impulses to the sweat glands.

In patients with normal or low weight is carried curettage (scraping) the area where sweat glands are located to the destruction of and damage to the small nerves of the sweat glands.

The effectiveness of the treatment of hyperhidrosis depends on whether the identified underlying disease, a symptom of which is a rash, and the correctness of his treatment.

Hyperhidrosis - unpleasant phenomenon, which certainly must be addressed. But cosmetics is only an aid and basic treatment appointed the doctor after a thorough examination.

  Galina Romanenko

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