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I am 30 years old and I am suffering with ringworm from last. Five to six months I have tried many antifungal cream and tablets but it spreading continuously into inner thighs and buttock as well what should I dol?
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My skin is average light, but I need to make it even lighter so which cosmetics like soap n cream should I use?
I am of 55 years old and I am loosing my hair of my head which I do not want to loose. Head hair are becoming thin and gradually vanishing from my head. Kindly tell me the homeopathic medicine so that the hair can be grown fast. I believe in homeopathic medicine . Please help in to grow the hair on my head. Thanks.
Hi, I am 25 years old, female. I have very dry skin on my legs and it looks as if a snake's skin (flaky type). I have used many dry skin lotions but effects are not satisfactory. Any remedy?
Hi I am twenty three years old. I am suffering from hair fall problem recently. A small circular spot is created on my head due to the hair fall. I have used some medicines. But nothing happened. What should I do now.
I have habit of masturbation. But trying to overcome it. I think I lack testosterone due to masturbation. Also lacking pubic hair. So what can I do. Should I take testosterone syringes. From where I could get.
I have blemish on my face. Have take treatment from skin specialists docs but still this are increase day by day. Uses all home remedies and proper diet .but these inflammations increase day by day So please suggest me it's safe to use Zeno skin device over blemishes? Or please suggest me any herbal treatment.
Pinta is a skin disease caused by a bacterial infection. It is usually acquired during childhood and contracted through the skin to skin contact with an infected person. The disease is endemic to Mexico, Central America and South America. About One million of cases with Pinta were reported in Central and South America in the year 1950. The disease sets in within an incubation period of two to three weeks. It affects mostly the exposed areas of the skin including the arms, legs and face. The word ‘Pinta’ is a Spanish word which means ‘painted’. Pinta is classified under a treponemal disease because it is contagious and is caused by treponemes, a genus of spiral-shaped bacteria. Recent reports suggest the occurrence of disease in the Philippines and some areas of the pacific region.
The bacterium enters the skin through a cut, scratch or a lesion and causes a red scaly bump called the primary lesion. Other lesions may start to form surrounding the primary lesion usually in exposed surface of arms and legs. Local lymph nodes also become enlarged. Within three to nine months, these thick flat lesions called pintados spread all over the body. Sometimes the disease spreads to eyes causing eyelid deformities. The last stage of the disease is characterised by pigment changes in the skin including a combination of hyperpigmentation and depigmentation causing permanent discoloration. However, many patients get treated successfully before they reach the last stage.
Clinical Diagnosis of the infection is usually done through a blood sample showing bacterial infection or through diagnosing the scrapings of the lesion. The patient is subjected to an antibiotic treatment of drugs like penicillin, tetracycline, azithromycin and chloramphenicol. If prescribed dose of antibiotics is followed regularly, the cure is possible, however, skin damage caused due to lesions remain irreversible.
The disease is prevalent in rural and poverty-stricken areas and thus holds a strong connect with the socio-economic life of people. The living conditions, adequate water supply, domestic, personal and community hygiene, a proper waste disposal system and mosquito prevention and control play an important role in the prevention of the disease.
Prevention and control programs for Pinta must focus on awareness generation among high-risk groups. Though community hygiene is covered under many state health programs, for many communities, personal hygiene and the safe domestic environment remains far from satisfactory. Thus, first and foremost intervention must include building knowledge about maintaining proper hygiene and inculcating good habits for health and disease prevention. Since the disease is generally acquired in childhood, educating the parents about the early signs and symptoms of infection can also go a long way in ensuring that timely medical help is provided. If you wish to discuss about any specific problem, you can consult a doctor and ask a free question.