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Non-fungal nail diseases: what to treat and what not

Non-fungal nail diseases: what to treat and what not

The beauty of nails always depends only on health. No expensive salon procedures and the most thorough care can save the nail plates from the disease, if it exists and needs to be treated by a specialist. All nail pathologies are divided into fungal and non-fungal. And this article will give you information specifically about non-fungal lesions and the feasibility of their therapy. Why do my nails hurt? The following factors can be the causes of nail diseases: trauma; inappropriate…

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Bad foot odor: causes and treatments

Bad foot odor: causes and treatments

A well-groomed and neat appearance of a person always becomes a kind of stepping stone to win over the interlocutor and listener. And therefore, it is extremely important that not a single trifle becomes an obstacle, and even more so a reason for the destruction of the image. One of these problems, which not only spoils the impression of communication, but can also cause serious self-doubt, is the unpleasant smell of feet. Unpleasant foot odor: causes The problem of disgusting…

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Cracked toenail what to do

Cracked toenail what to do

Onychorexis or a crack along the nail what is it The beauty of nails directly depends on their health. It is difficult to disagree that well-groomed nails can add neatness and neatness to an image. But not in every situation, the beauty of nails can be given with the help of a regular manicure or pedicure. In some cases, the nail plates have serious defects, which are manifestations of somatic pathologies. Such manifestations require the intervention of a podiatrist. Violations…

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Peeling nails

Peeling nails

Stratification of nails: causes of appearance, in what diseases it occurs, diagnosis and methods of treatment. Description Nail delamination is a violation of the homogeneous structure of the nail plate, leading to its splitting into separate leaf-shaped scales. This condition refers to nail dystrophies, in which changes in the shape and structure of the nail plate are associated with a violation of the cellular nutrition of the nail. Nails are horny (or keratinous) formations composed of -keratin, which determines their…

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Why is skin and nail fungus dangerous?

Why is skin and nail fungus dangerous?

According to the WHO, fungal diseases appear more often in countries where access to clean water is limited. Low level of hygiene, poverty, forcing the use of one bed linen or a towel for the whole family, unsanitary conditions – all this provokes real “fungal epidemics”. But the fungus can also appear in a person who lives in the most expensive quarter of Moscow or New York and follows all hygienic procedures. How does this happen? The causes of fungal…

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Fungal infections in children

Fungal infections in children

The traditional rise in the incidence of fungal infections in children, colloquially called “ringworm”, and in medical terms dermatophytosis, occurs in the autumn months – September, October and November. Another peak in incidence may occur in the spring. These diseases are caused by fungi of the genera Microsporum and Trichophyton related to dermatophytes. At the same time , ring-shaped foci appear on the skin (it is interesting that in English they are called ringworm, literally a ring-shaped worm). If the…

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Treatment of psoriasis on the nails

Treatment of psoriasis on the nails

Nail psoriasis or psoriatic onychia is rarely primary. Usually this form develops against the background of an existing disease. It affects about 10% of patients with psoriasis . Interestingly, most often nail lesions accompany psoriatic joint damage . Another feature is the predominant lesion of the nail plates on the hands.Causes of psoriasis on the nails Psoriasis of the nails is a chronic skin disease of an autoimmune (with allergy to one’s own tissues) nature. The disease is not fully…

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CAUSES OF UNPLEASANT SWEAT ODOR

CAUSES OF UNPLEASANT SWEAT ODOR

The secretion of perspiration through the skin is a normal physiological phenomenon. The problem occurs when excessive sweat is produced and when sweat smells unpleasant. Learn about 5 Reasons for Bad Sweat Smell and How to Prevent Excessive Sweating ! • Sweat is a breeding ground for bacteria and they are responsible for its unpleasant smell.• Most often, profuse sweating is associated with poor body hygiene, but there may be other causes as well. • Usually, deodorants and antiperspirants are…

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New generation antibiotics: pros and cons

New generation antibiotics: pros and cons

Antibiotics are substances of biological or semi-synthetic origin. They are used in medical practice to combat pathogenic microbes and viruses. Before the appearance of these medications, the status of incurable diseases was in typhoid fever, dysentery, pneumonia, and tuberculosis. Today, the treatment of infectious diseases is possible with the use of 1-6 generation of antibiotics. At this time, the pharmaceutical industry produces more than 2000 varieties of drugs of this type. Doctors described the action of about 600 positions, and…

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Bursitis in adults: symptoms, causes, treatment

Bursitis in adults: symptoms, causes, treatment

Bursitis is a disease called acute or chronic inflammation of the bursa cavity with accumulation of exudate in it. With the disease, an increase in the bursa (bursa) occurs, due to an increase in fluid of a purulent or serous type. The bursae are located at the point of pressure on a bone or joint. There are such cavities in the elbows, on the surface of the patella, on the outside of the ankles. JSC “Medicine” (the clinic of Academician…

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