Rosacea - undetermined

April 26, 2009

  • Rosacea - undetermined
  • Predisposing factors

 Rosacea (or rosacea) - a chronic skin disease characterized by redness of the skin and the formation of gnoynikovyh pimples on the nose, cheeks, forehead and chin. Redness can be a persistent and permanent and temporary. Sometimes called rosacea "adult acne" as characteristic of this disease rash similar to acne. Other symptoms of rosacea: burning, redness, dryness, pain, feeling of a foreign body or sand in the eyes.

Rosacea - a very unpleasant disease. In the absence of proper treatment rosacea symptoms worsen. The disease most commonly affects premenopausal women, but generally ill people of both sexes aged 30-50 years.

 Rosacea - undetermined

Causes of Rosacea

Experts find it difficult to name the exact cause of rosacea. It is expected that the development of rosacea contributes to increased vascular sensitivity to various influences a person. Patients with rosacea (as a rule, these are people with fair skin who blush easily) the surface of the skin arteries dilate in response to stimuli that healthy people do not usually cause no reaction. According to some, rosacea can be a family disease.

Contrary to popular opinion in the past, rosacea has nothing to do with alcohol, but alcohol consumption can exacerbate the symptoms of rosacea from those who are already ill.

The aggravation of rosacea is caused by dilation of blood vessels of the face, leading to redness of the skin. Factors contributing to the exacerbation of the disease, called "triggers." For rosacea triggers include: intense physical activity, severe weather conditions (strong wind, snow, cold or heat), prolonged exposure to the sun, stress How to beat stress? Create an oasis  How to beat stress? Create an oasis
 , Spicy foods, alcohol and hot baths (sauna). Sudden changes in temperature, causing blood vessels to dilate person can also exacerbate rosacea.

 Rosacea - undetermined

Symptoms of Rosacea

In rosacea patients experience the following symptoms:

  • Redness of the skin, pimples or bumps on the cheeks, nose, around the mouth and forehead. In some cases, persistent redness and persists for several days.
  • Knockout capillary network.
  • Itching and burning of skin, particularly when applied lotions, ointments or other medications. Constant sensation of dryness and tightness of the skin, increased sensitivity of the skin.
  • Dryness, redness and pain in the eyes. Eyelids look inflamed and swollen, lost the clarity of vision. In the absence of timely treatment of rosacea can cause serious eye diseases.

In the later stages of rosacea is characterized by the appearance of brownish-red papules and nodules that are prone to mergers and the formation of an uneven lumpy surface. This phenomenon is known as rhinophyma - an inflammatory disease of the skin of the nose, characterized by the growth of connective tissue, blood vessels and sebaceous glands.

 Rosacea - undetermined

Treatment of Rosacea

  • Treatment of rosacea can be medical and hardware. Full cure of rosacea is not possible, but treatment helps patients control the disease and reduce symptoms.
  • Creams with antibiotics Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?  Antibiotics - whether they will help you in the foreseeable future?
   used to treat redness and acne. Antibiotic pills to help get rid of the problems with the eyes. But this treatment is not recommended for pregnant and lactating women, as some antibiotics they are contraindicated. A marked improvement with antibiotic treatment occurs within one to two months after the start of therapy.
  • If antibiotics do not help, you can use more powerful drugs, such as isotretinoin cream (erased), or tretinoin (Retin-A). These funds are strictly prohibited for pregnant and nursing women.
  • In the later stages of rosacea, surgical excision of tissue with the installation of drainage to drain pus and hardware treatments, such as dermabrasion, laser surgery and cryoablation.

 Rosacea - undetermined

Prevention rash rosacea

Identify the triggers. If rosacea is very important to identify the triggers that stimulate rash, and avoid them. Experts recommend keeping a diary to record his illness and everything that you eat and drink, what do you do when there is an exacerbation of rosacea. This will help determine what leads to the aggravation.

Always use a sunscreen. Choose a sunscreen Sunscreen is not just for the beach  Sunscreen is not just for the beach
   with SPF 15 or higher factor like blocking ultraviolet and infrared radiation. In winter, before going out to apply skin moisturizer.

Care for the skin. Use a tool designed for sensitive skin Sensitive skin: causes and care  Sensitive skin: causes and care
 Keep away from harsh scrubs and lotions, which can cause irritation.

What is a boil: the symptoms and signs

August 3, 2012

 boil symptoms signs
 Furuncle - a localized skin infection that begins with a reddened, sensitive skin. Over time this site will be hard and painful. In the end, the central part of the boil becomes soft and filled with white blood cells, infection-fighting. The compound of white blood cells, bacteria and proteins known as pus. Finally the pus forms a "head", which can be open by surgery or boil Boils and carbuncles - will warm compress  Boils and carbuncles - will warm compress
   he burst. Pus, located in the tissue abscess considered. Furuncle also relates to skin abscesses.

 What is a boil: the symptoms and signs

The following types of boils:

  • A boil or carbuncle. It is a skin abscess that causes staph bacteria. We boil may be one or more openings in the skin, which may be accompanied by fever or chills. The term "boil" is used for a typical boil, which is found in the hair follicle. The term "carbuncle" is used to refer to a more extensive abscess, which is a group of capillary follicles. Carbuncle can form a solidified tumor that can be felt on the skin. A condition in which there is a chronic, recurring boils, called boils or carbunculosis.
  • Cystic acne. This form of abscess occurs when the channels for removing fat clogged and they formed an infection. Cystic acne affects deeper skin tissue than the more superficial inflammation from usual acne Acne: facial trouble  Acne: facial trouble
 . This form is characterized by skin boils on the face and most often in adolescence.
  • Suppurative hidradenitis. This is a condition in which there is a lot of abscesses formed under the armpits, and often in the groin area. This is the result of inflammation of the sweat glands. This form of skin infection is difficult to treat with antibiotics alone, this usually requires a surgical procedure to remove the inflamed sweat glands to stop the infection.
  • Pilonidal sinus. This is a rare form of abscess that occurs in the crease between the buttocks. Typically, this form of infection begins with a tiny infected areas of the skin where the hair grows (ie, hair follicles). From irritation as a result of direct pressure from the inflamed area eventually grows in size and becomes hard, painful and sensitive unit that delivers great discomfort when sitting. This often happens after long journeys from long sitting.

 What is a boil: the symptoms and signs

What causes boils

There are many causes of boils. Some boils can occur because of ingrown hairs Ingrown hairs - pinprick  Ingrown hairs - pinprick
 . Others may occur due to splinters or any other foreign materials got into the skin. These boils like acne, can appear as a result of clogged pores or clogged sweat glands in which the infection occurs.

The skin is a major part of the protection of immunity from foreign materials and microbes that are alien to our body. Any break in the skin such as a cut or scar may go into an abscess Abscess - why it is so dangerous ulcers?  Abscess - why it is so dangerous ulcers?
 If the infection gets there.

 What is a boil: the symptoms and signs


Most simple boils treated at home. Ideally, treatment should begin as soon as you notice a boil, as earlier treatment can prevent complications.

The very first treatment for most boils - a warm compress or poultice. This procedure increases blood circulation in the area where the boil, which helps the body to better fight infection by reinforced supply of antibodies and white blood cells to the site of infection.

As long as the boil is small and hard, to open and release the pus is not recommended, even if the painful area of ​​skin. But when a boil becomes soft and forms a "head" (ie, a small pustule), it can be opened. During this procedure, the pain can be very severe. Most small boils, which formed around these filaments, intrude themselves as swelling. In the case of large boils abscess requires opening a medical professional. Often these large boils contain several pockets of pus that must be opened and cleaned of pus.

To reduce the effect of the infection is often used antibiotics. They are particularly relevant when infecting the surrounding skin. Nevertheless, antibiotics are not needed for the treatment of all kinds boils. In fact, it is difficult to penetrate the wall run up area of ​​the skin and often they do not bring any effect, if not to resort to surgery.

 What is a boil: the symptoms and signs

Who is most susceptible to the appearance of boils

Any person may appear a boil. However, people with certain medical conditions or methods of treatment that weaken the immune system (the natural defense system against foreign materials and microbes), are more prone to the appearance of their boils. Among the diseases that weaken the immune system, diseases such as diabetes and renal failure. Such diseases where there is a violation of antibody (as with antibody deficiency syndrome) and the immune system have deficiencies, may also increase the tendency to the appearance of boils.

Many medications can suppress the immune system and increase the risk of boils. These include drugs cortisone (prednisone and prednisolone) and drugs for chemotherapy.

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