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Circulatory system diseases

Pityriasis

pityriasis

rosea Photo rosea, or as it is called "defurfuration" - is the collective name of a number of chronic or acute diseases of the skin.The relationship of different types of pityriasis is not observed, but they are all united by one common symptom - peeling of the skin.

most common type of pityriasis - a pink rosea, better known under the name of multi-colored shingles.This chronic dermatological disease develops mostly in adults and occurs in a much more severe in people with weakened by any external or internal causes immune defenses.Chronic rosea almost always accompanied by the peeling of the skin.

rosea causes and forms

The cause of pityriasis is usually a microorganism (fungus), "living" many people in the hair follicles.If a person's immune defense is normal, the fungus does not cause the disease, but if there is any failure, the microorganism is activated and begins to show initial symptoms.

The diagnosis is confirmed by the analysis of scrapings taken from the affected skin.For vi

sualization of the causative agent is used microscopic examination.An alternative method of diagnosis is a visual examination of the affected skin under long-wave ultraviolet light.

Tsvetoizmenyayuschy rosea is often confused with skin diseases such as ringworm, pink zoster, vitiligo.

Red hairy pityriasis - a rare dermatologic disease that is often mistakenly confused with a disease like psoriasis.This pathology usually develops in adults, but the science is known and its hereditary form, which manifests itself at an early age.Red hairy rosea usually occurs acutely, appearing on the scalp and face stained orange-red scaly rash.Elements of the rash is usually applied to the entire body, going out on a limb, but the two areas are completely healthy skin untouched by the disease.The most prominent elements of the rash observed in increasing the hair follicle.

Another symptom of this type of pityriasis is a yellowing of the skin and thickening of the feet and palms as well as a tendency to the formation of local lesions painful cracks.In most cases, the duration of the given form is from one to three years.Often, this condition leads to such illnesses as erythroderma, which in turn seriously threaten the patient's life.

lichenoid pityriasis is fairly widespread, and often develops in young adults and children.There are two forms of the disease - mild, also known as chronic lichenoid pityriasis, and heavy, which is also called acute varioliform or lichenoid pityriasis.Mild showed little brown-red papules, each of which is surmounted by a single easily removable scales.This type of pityriasis is often confused with guttate psoriasis.

acute form of the disease manifests itself quite extensive injuries that after healing left in place very noticeable scars, scars like recovering from chicken pox.Mild most often does not require treatment, the condition usually stabilizes after sun exposure and the disease disappears on its own.The acute form on the contrary, requires mandatory treatment with antibiotics and / or steroids.

pityriasis white (asbestos) is a rarely seen complication of chronic psoriasis or eczema that affects the scalp.This form of the disease manifests accumulation of sticky thick scales, which usually grow along the hair shaft.Therapeutic treatment of asbestos pityriasis is the use of steroids, dithranol, tar.Also, it is obligatory to address the underlying causes of the disease - eczema or psoriasis.

rosea treatment

usually no specific treatment of pityriasis is not required, and the disease often goes alone.However, for the avoidance of possible complications during the course of the disease should follow these simple rules:

- To eliminate the spread of the rash, at rosea can not take a bath, as the water is easy to transfer spores of the fungus in the unaffected areas of the skin.The area of ​​destruction, it is desirable not wet at all, but if it still happens, place the rash is better not to wipe dry, but only gently wet towel

- During the course of the disease should completely abandon wear synthetic underwear or outerwear.Synthetic things only aggravate inflammation

- Do not allow long-term contact of the affected skin with sweat.Therefore, to minimize the possibility of itching and to prevent progression of pityriasis should be avoided whenever possible overheating of the body and excessive physical overexertion

- Observe hypoallergenic diet

As treatment is recommended the use of a peach, mammal, Dog rose and sea buckthorn oils Romazulana, Sanguirythrine.Perhaps lubrication lesions apple cider vinegar.In addition, patients are encouraged compliance with plant-dairy diet, with the exception of binding spicy food and alcoholic beverages.

Since the causes of pityriasis is not yet fully understood, and if the disease after the above advice does not pass, as a therapy we can use this as an antifungal agent Dermazol acting active ingredient is ketoconazole.In addition, there are additional ways to treat pityriasis, which can only assign an experienced dermatologist, based on the results of the research and identified the root causes of disease.

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