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- Guttate scleroderma, lichen sclerosus type
Guttate scleroderma is one of the abandoned names of a skin disease, currently called lichen sclerosis (LS). It is a chronic, inflammatory, mucocutaneous disorder of genital and extra-genital skin.The exact etiology has not been established. Some of the causes include autoimmune abnormalities, genetic factors, hormonal influence, and infections.In the early stages, symptoms include luminal hyperkeratosis a Read More
- Hidradenitis axillaris
Hidradenitis axillaris is an inflammatory skin disease that causes painful, pus-filled cysts to form in the sweat glands around the groin, armpits, and breasts, primarily around the hair follicles. It happens when hair follicles become obstructed. This particular skin condition is common from puberty until mid-life. And it disproportionately affects women. The severity and specific symptoms of Hidradenitis axillaris differ bet Read More
- Hidradenitis suppurativa
Hidradenitis suppurativa is an inflammatory skin disease that causes painful, pus-filled cysts to form in the sweat glands around the groin, armpits, and breasts, primarily around the hair follicles. It happens when hair follicles become obstructed. This particular skin condition is common from puberty until mid-life. And it disproportionately affects women. The severity and specific symptoms of Hidradenitis suppurativa differ Read More
Intertrigo starts as redness or small bumps or spots in skin folds. The rash can feel:
The intertrigo appears on both sides of the skin fold, almost like a mirror image. If it’s not infected, the rash is usually symmetrical. For example, it may appear under both arms or both breasts.
The reddish area can quickly beco Read More
- Lichen planus sclerosus atrophicus
A rare skin disorder called Lichen Planus Sclerosus Atrophicus typically affects the anal or vaginal regions of the body. However, your torso, breasts, and upper arms may also be impacted.After menopause, the illness primarily affects adult women. But it also spread to others.Cause of Lichen Planus SclerosusThe cause of Lichen Planus Sclerosus in certain persons is unknown to doctors. They specula Read More
- Lichen psoriasis
A rare, chronic skin ailment called Lichen Psoriasis causes small patches of skin to thin down and turn colourless. Any region of the body can be affected, although the skin around the genitals is most frequently affected. Men and children can occasionally develop Lichen Psoriasis, although most occurrences afflict women who have undergone menopause.The proper medical care can manage Lichen Psoriasis. Here are the Read More
- Lichen sclerosus
Sometimes, mild cases of lichen sclerosus cause no noticeable signs or symptoms.
When they do occur, lichen sclerosus symptoms may include:
Itching (pruritus), which can be severe
Discomfort or pain
Smooth white spots on your skin
Blotchy, wrinkled patches
Easy bruising or tearing
In severe cases, bleeding, blistering or ulcerated lesions
Painful intercourse Read More
The first symptoms of smallpox usually appear 10 to 14 days after you're infected. During the incubation period of seven to 17 days, you look and feel healthy and can't infect others.
Following the incubation period, a sudden onset of flu-like signs and symptoms occurs. These include:
Severe back pain
Vomiting, possibly Read More
Since vaginitis can be caused by a variety of species and situations, treatment focuses on the specific cause:Vaginosis is caused by bacteriaFor this type of vaginitis, your doctor may prescribe metronidazole tablets (Flagyl) to take or metronidazole gel (MetroGel) to apply to the affected area. Other treatments include clindamycin (Cleocin) cream applied to the vagina, clindamycin tablets taken orally, or c Read More