Eczema is a skin disease that is most often observed in those families where they suffer from allergic reactions.
Children over two months of age can get this disease. Even if the child is properly looked after and all hygienic measures are followed, the face may turn red and become covered with a dry crust that starts to ooze. The forehead, chin and cheeks of the baby are covered with small vesicles, which subsequently pass on to the shoulders, chest, arms and hands. The child begins to actively itch, act up, sleep disturbance occurs.
It is very important to ensure that the baby does not tear apart the vesicles and thereby does not bring the infection.
In older children, lesions usually appear in the knee and elbow folds, less likely to appear on the hands due to skin irritating creams. Continue reading
With the advent of summer, patients are increasingly turning to the clinic, worried that sun exposure causes skin rashes, itching, headache, nausea, weakness, fluctuations in blood pressure, dizziness. Many are surprised: they used to sunbathe before, but there was nothing of the kind … Why?
Before answering this question, I recall that although ultraviolet rays penetrate only into the surface layers of the skin, they have a pronounced local and general effect on the body. In small doses, they stimulate blood formation processes, the production of enzymes, antibodies, and activate immunobiological processes. These properties of ultraviolet rays have long been widely used for the prevention and treatment of many diseases. Continue reading