Sudamen - a protective reaction of the organism

April 30, 2009

 Sweating may have implications not only beauty, but also directly affect the health, so it is common cosmetic products that reduce sweating. Should we try to reduce sweating and that is sudamen?

 Sudamen - a protective reaction of the organism

Hyperhidrosis - the main cause of prickly heat in adults

Hyperhidrosis - this is sweating, which is a defensive reaction of the organism when overheating, physical exertion and so on. Sometimes hyperhidrosis arises against any disease, such as diseases of the nervous, cardiovascular and endocrine systems, kidney and so on. At the same time the chemical composition of sweat can not be changed or may change, gaining an unpleasant stench.

 Sudamen - a protective reaction of the organism

Sudamen adults

Sudamen - a disease of the skin caused by sweating. There are several forms of prickly heat.

Crystal sudamen temporary blockage develops when sweat pores due to sweating on the background of febrile illnesses. This is an expansion of the final sections of ducts of the sweat glands to produce in the region of small cysts. This is manifested rash of the trunk, at least - certainly small (1-2 mm) thick spaced surface bubbles with clear content that does not bother the person and pass within a few hours (can be stored up to 3-4 days).

Red heat rash develops in irritation (inflammation) of the skin, caused by heavy stand out then. This can occur when heavy physical work, over-wrap at a feverish state. The skin appears itchy rash, which is densely located on the skin of the trunk and flexor surfaces of the extremities. The rash is a bright red elevation of the skin (papules) diameter from 1 to 3 mm with a narrow more intense color on the edge of the rim. In the folds of skin at the same time it may appear excessive redness and even Moisture. The duration of the red prickly heat about 1-2 weeks.

Papular or tropical heat rash occurs in tropical countries people who could not adapt to the heat. This kind of prickly heat is actually heavily marked red sudamen.

 Sudamen - a protective reaction of the organism

Sudamen in Infants

A baby's skin in its structure is very different from adult skin. Sweat glands are formed, but the sweat of a healthy child begins in 3-4 months, due to the imperfection of the thermoregulatory center. When overheated skin of newborns and infants is covered by a towering eruption rich pink color, the size of a pinhead. It sudamen.

And since the skin of any person (including a newborn baby) is a significant number of opportunistic pathogens, which under certain circumstances can show their pathogenic properties, the non-compliance with the rules of hygiene to the prickly heat can join pustular infection, such as staphylococcus. At the same time on the body, the folds on the scalp bubbles appear with pus. Overall condition is not violated, and with proper care and timely begun treatment rashes resolved on day 3-7. However, the surface form of pustular rash is dangerous because the infection can easily spread to other organs and tissues.

 Sudamen - a protective reaction of the organism

Hyperhidrosis treatment

All methods of treatment of hyperhidrosis Hyperhidrosis - it is better to determine the cause  Hyperhidrosis - it is better to determine the cause
   It can be divided into two large groups - conservative and surgical.

From conservative methods of topically applied agents, causing short-term decrease in sweating (eg, formalin). As a drug therapy using anti-anxiety agents, which remove local sweating, physiotherapy, acupuncture Acupuncture - the ancient traditions in the service of modern science  Acupuncture - the ancient traditions in the service of modern science

Recently, for the treatment of hyperhidrosis Botox began to use the drug, which is repeatedly diluted poison botulinum toxin. With the introduction of Botox into place excessive sweating occurs blocking of nerve and muscle fibers in the skin and passing a temporary paralysis of the sweat glands. Action Botox lasts for several months.

For surgical treatment of hyperhidrosis include various operations on the intersection of nerves that provide innervation of sweat glands, as well as liposuction (removal of subcutaneous fat with nerve endings) and curettage Curettage - Women's mini-operation  Curettage - Women's mini-operation
   (scraping, such as the armpit).

 Sudamen - a protective reaction of the organism

Treatment for prickly heat

If prickly heat you need to take daily baths with potassium permanganate, the infusion of chamomile flowers, grass succession, or corn starch, and then the skin powder powder (such as zinc oxide and talc). Also used are agitated aqueous mixture (zinc oxide, talc, starch), solutions, antiseptics (e.g., an alcoholic solution of salicylic acid). To reduce itching can be topically applied ointment betamethasone, menthol and camphor. If the infection is now, it is assigned to antibiotic therapy.

Inside are chloride or calcium gluconate, diphenhydramine or other antihistamines Antihistamines: how to neutralize the negative effects of histamine?  Antihistamines: how to neutralize the negative effects of histamine?
 . During treatment should avoid wearing synthetic or tight clothing, excessive use of soap, exercise.

Prickly heat treatment in children under one year should take place only under the supervision of a pediatrician, as this disease can be very dangerous for the baby.

  Galina Romanenko

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Papilloma - do not treat lightly

July 13, 2008

   Papilloma - a benign tumor caused by human papillomavirus. Risk factors for the development of papillomavirus are; the presence of multiple sexual partners, smoking from an early age, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), especially human papilloma virus (HPV) and HIV.

 Papilloma - do not treat lightly


Papilloma may appear on the skin, in the mouth, throat (recurrent respiratory papillomatosis) and nose. It may also occur in the genital area and anus (genital warts) and inside the channels of breast cancer in women. Symptoms papillomavirus differ depending on exactly where it appears.

 Papilloma - do not treat lightly

Symptoms of cutaneous papillomas

Papilloma appearing on the skin, often referred to as warts. These symptoms may include:

  • Warts with black dots on the surface;
  • The clusters of warts on the skin;
  • Painful or painless growths on the skin;
  • Raised or flat warts;
  • Warts with a smooth or a rough surface.

 Papilloma - do not treat lightly

Symptoms of genital papilloma

Genital warts is a very common infection and often occurs without any symptoms. Many people infected with HPV do not know that they are infected. If the symptoms of genital papilloma appear, it is usually clusters painless warts on the genitals and around the anus. They do not cause severe discomfort to man (except for possible psychological problems), and are very contagious. From Genital warts infection does not protect even a condom, so the appearance of the symptoms it is recommended to immediately seek medical advice and treatment time to refrain from sexual activity.

 Papilloma - do not treat lightly

Symptoms of intraductal papilloma

Usually symptoms of intraductal papilloma Intraductal papilloma - benign tumor of the breast  Intraductal papilloma - benign tumor of the breast
   They are:

  • The nodules in the chest;
  • Chest pain;
  • Swelling of the breasts;
  • Discharge from the nipple.

Because these symptoms may be common to other disorders, including breast cancer Breast cancer: what every woman needs to know  Breast cancer: what every woman needs to know
 , When they occur you should immediately consult a doctor.

 Papilloma - do not treat lightly

Symptoms of nasal papilloma

Papilloma of the nose can cause the following symptoms:

  • Headache;
  • Nasal congestion;
  • Postnasal leaking.

 Papilloma - do not treat lightly

Symptoms of recurrent respiratory papillomatosis

It is a rare disease caused by HPV. It leads to the appearance of tumors in the respiratory tract, including the throat, larynx, and, rarely, the lungs. Its symptoms include:

  • Chronic cough;
  • Difficulty swallowing;
  • difficulty pronouncing sounds;
  • Hoarseness;
  • Loss of voice;
  • Noisy breathing and / or snoring;
  • Shortness of breath;
  • Unusually quiet screaming and crying in infants and young children.

Some forms papilloma cause life-threatening condition. For example, recurrent respiratory papillomatosis, in rare cases can lead to the formation of fast growing tumors in the respiratory tract. Papilloma of choroid plexus develops in the brain and can lead to increased intracranial pressure and hydrocephalus. Symptoms of these conditions can be:

  • Swelling of fontanelles at the child;
  • Changes in the level of consciousness, such as lethargy, decreased reaction, and so on;
  • Changes in mental status, such as confusion and disorientation;
  • Paralysis;
  • Heavy breathing;
  • Convulsions;
  • Strong headache;
  • Sudden vision changes;
  • Uncontrolled coughing.

 Papilloma - do not treat lightly

Infections caused by HPV

Experts say that, on average, 80-90% of women with dysplasia Dysplasia - what is it?  Dysplasia - what is it?
   Cervical also have infections caused by HPV. There are more than 80 strains of HPV. Almost a third of them are sexually transmitted, and some strains can become a cause of genital warts. The strains most often occur in precancerous formations and in patients with cervical cancer Cervical cancer: possible cure  Cervical cancer: possible cure
   - A HPV types 16 and 18. Other strains associated with an increased risk of malignancies - 31, 33, 35, 39, 45, 51, 52, 56, 58 and 68 - together they are responsible for about 90% of all cases of dysplasia and cancers caused by human papillomavirus.

Almost all infections caused by HPV are cured within six months, and women are immune to them.

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