Nizoral shampoo - antifungal

December 25, 2011

 Nizoral Shampoo
 Nizoral shampoo - a reddish-orange liquid, similar in consistency with regular shampoo, which includes the active ingredient ketoconazole dvuhprotsentoy concentration. Ketoconazole - synthetic antifungal agent is a broad spectrum, which is used to treat a variety of fungal diseases.

 Nizoral shampoo - antifungal


Nizoral shampoo helps in the treatment of a number of skin diseases, provoked by increased activity of fungal microorganisms - including pityriasis (dermatosis manifested persistent defurfuration skin), multi-colored lichen Colorful lichen: relapses  Colorful lichen: relapses
 Causing partial pigmentation of the skin, head and neck, dandruff. Regular use Nizoral helps ease associated with dandruff Dandruff: where it comes from, and what to do  Dandruff: where it comes from, and what to do
   unpleasant symptoms - itching of the scalp, peeling skin flakes and congestion of the head. In the treatment of multi-colored lichen, caused by disorders of skin pigmentation, Nizoral is not conducive to the immediate restoration of normal pigmentation of the affected skin - on a recovery can take weeks or even months, depending on skin type How to determine your skin type  How to determine your skin type
   and the severity of the damage.

Use medicated shampoo is very easy - just apply a little liquid to wet hair and scalp with soft massage movements, leave for five minutes, and after washing the hair thoroughly rinse hair with warm water. To take effect the active substances of shampoo, you should regularly use nizoralom. The duration of use, dosage, number of applications depend on the concentration of shampoo - the concentration of ketoconazole in shampoo can be one percent or two percent. Using a shampoo, you must strictly follow the manufacturer's instructions on the package. If the liquid gets into your eyes, immediately rinse them with water as ketoconazole may have irritation of the mucous. Not recommended for use in the shampoo Nizoral when damaged scalp.

 Nizoral shampoo - antifungal

Side effects

Although Nizoral shampoo acts on the scalp softly enough, in some cases, permanent use of the drug can alter the texture of hair, skin discoloration, irritation, and acne-like appearance of hillocks on the scalp. In addition, when used regularly, Nizoral can be observed increased fat content or, conversely, excessive dryness of the scalp and hair. Usually side effects caused by the use of Nizoral, short-lived and unimportant.

The risk of a severe allergic reaction to Nizoral Shampoo is minimal, but in case of allergic symptoms - such as skin rash, itching, swelling of the tongue, lips or throat, difficulty breathing, dizziness, Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet  Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
   - Should immediately seek medical attention and to renounce the use of shampoo. It is not recommended to use nizoralom allergy to the active ingredient of shampoo (ketoconazole) or other ingredients in the shampoo.

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Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens

May 31, 2009

  • Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens
  • Kinds

 Impetigo - it is very contagious bacterial infection of the surface layers of the skin, which causes blisters on the skin and open wounds. Normally, impetigo is not a serious disorder, but patients should take precautions to avoid infecting other people, especially newborn babies.

 Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens

Types of impetigo

There are two types of impetigo:

  • Bullous impetigo - characterized by the appearance on the skin of a large, painless, fluid-filled blisters;
  • Nebulleznoe impetigo is a self-limiting disease (a disease that passes itself); bullous impetigo is contagious and causes large blisters, which quickly burst, and in their place is formed of yellow-brown crust.

Furthermore, impetigo can be classified as:

  • Primary impetigo - caused by bacteria, penetrated to the skin, which had previously been healthy, for example, through the wound;
  • Secondary impetigo in which the infection is the result of another disorder, such as atopic eczema.

Nebulleznoe impetigo is the most common type of impetigo - it accounts for over 70% of cases of this disease.

In most cases of impetigo it affects children. This is due to their stay in an environment where infections spread easily - for example, in kindergarten or school.

In the UK, about 3% of children up to four years, and 2% of children who are between five and 14 years old get impetigo each year. In adults, impetigo develops, usually, if they live together with a large number of people in a relatively small area - for example, in the army barracks.

 Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens


Symptoms of impetigo appear no earlier than four to ten days after infection. This means that during this time people impetigo can infect others without knowing that he is infected.

 Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens

Bullous impetigo

The first symptoms of bullous impetigo are fluid-filled blisters that usually appear on the trunk, or arms and legs.

Blisters can quickly spread in the skin; a few days later they burst in their place appears a crust, which eventually passes, leaving no scars.

Usually do not cause blisters bolt, but the skin around them may be very itchy. It is important to touch as little as possible to the affected area of ​​the skin and in any case not to scratch them.

Sometimes bullous impetigo is accompanied by symptoms such as fever and inflammation of the lymph nodes.

 Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens

Nebulleznoe impetigo

The first symptoms nebulleznogo impetigo usually small red blisters, typically located in the nose and mouth. These blisters quickly burst, and in their place is a dense crust. In most cases, in place of these scars remains blisters. Fever and inflammation of the lymph nodes in nebulleznom impetigo rare, usually with severe forms of the disease.

 Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens


The agents of impetigo are two types of bacteria: Staphylococcus aureus and streptococcus pyogenes. In most cases of impetigo is caused by staphylococci.

Impetigo is spread by close physical contact, as well as when using one with an infected towels, bedding, and clothing. Impetigo is more common in children because their immune system is not sufficiently strengthened. Immunity adult normally much better cope with the disease.

 Impetigo - the scourge of kindergartens


Diagnosis of impetigo is based on the existing patient's symptoms, and the exclusion of other skin diseases that have similar symptoms.

Some of these skin diseases:

  • Cellulitis - a bacterial infection of the deep layers of the skin and tissues beneath the skin (not to be confused with common disorder caused by malnutrition, poor metabolism Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things  Metabolism: The basis of life of all living things
   and hormonal features);
  • Erysipelas - a bacterial skin infection that usually affects the face or extremities;
  • Herpes simplex virus Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple  Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple
   - Contagious virus that can cause the appearance of small blisters on the mouth and genitals;
  • Scabies - a contagious skin disease that causes severe itching;
  • Ecthyma - a bacterial infection of the deeper layers of the skin;
  • Candidiasis - a fungal infection Fungal infection: to prevent and defeat  Fungal infection: to prevent and defeat
 That causes redness of the skin (most often - in the groin, armpits, between the toes and in the folds of the skin);
  • Dermatophytosis - a skin infection, the symptoms of which are reddened, scaly skin.
  • Chickenpox - a highly contagious disease that causes a rash, itching, blisters and crusting of the skin.
  • Shingles Ringworm - not only infectious disease  Ringworm - not only infectious disease
   - An infection of a nerve and the skin around it. Its symptoms include tingling, pain and reddish rash on one side of the body.