During your life, you’ve probably had some problem with your skin. Although most of the time the skin problems are not serious, can naturally cause us some discomfort.
The skin is part of our personal image and is in the sight of the people with whom we interact. Especially our face, neck, hands and arms, for this reason, the last thing you want is to present any anomalies. While it is true that skin problems can be irritating and painful, the good news is that more and more effective treatments are developed and more information about its causes is.
Coetaneous problems common
There are common skin problems like allergies and infections with basic medical treatment can be solved in a short time. Other skin diseases require advanced treatments such as solar pigmentation problems and problems like skin cancer.
Mild Skin Diseases
In mild skin problems, we can find skin allergies, including dandruff seborrhea dermatitis, contact dermatitis, skin infections caused by fungi or viruses and bacteria, acne, scars, warts, bites, and alopecia. Most of these injuries are temporary and mild. They can be controlled with some simple home care but tracking a doctor or expert is always necessary.
Among the infectious diseases are measles, rubella, chickenpox, scarlet fever, and meningitis .Usually these skin diseases in addition to rashes, symptoms such as fever and headache. In some cases, they require treatment with antibiotics.
Some skin conditions such as psoriasis, atopic eczema, urticaria, hypertrichosis and candidiasis are. In most cases these skin diseases require more advanced medicines prescribed by a doctor, especially when symptoms persist long or complicated.
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Our skin may also suffer from pigmentation problems. The degree of concentration of melanin in the body determines the occurrence of these problems. Melanin is the pigment that gives color to skin, eyes and hair. It is produced by cells called melanocytes a production largely determined by your genes.
Your skin pigmentation may also be influenced by factors such as sun exposure, hormonal changes, drug use and contact and chemicals. There pigmentation problems such as age spots, freckles, chloasma, lentigines, birthmarks, vitiligo, moles, and warts. These skin problems are often difficult to resolve.
However, there are available a variety of alternatives ranging from makeup to camouflage with laser procedures. If you present problem pigmentation sure you will find a solution according to your skin type and budget.
Previously women who wore a soft white skin were compared admired those with dark skin, who also were rejected. Naturally, “sunbathing” was not a widely used expression.
Over the years, tanned skin became fashionable and, therefore, take as much sun as possible became a desire for everyone. Currently, you know that exposure to the sun too much can be harmful to the health of both men and women. It has been found that some fatal allergic reactions or skin conditions are caused by ultraviolet rays.
Some serious skin diseases and, therefore, more care include different types of skin cancers including malignant melanoma. Although not a problem of very common skin, each year more cases with this diagnosis are reported.
It has been found that one of the main causes of skin cancer is related to the harmful effects of exposure to excess or direct sunlight. Due to the deterioration of the ozone layer, the sun’s rays today spend more strongly than in previous years and damaging impact.
For this reason, it is necessary to take some precautions when enjoying the outdoors. This is essential to the daily use of a sunscreen, sun block at least in your skin. No matter if you stay outdoors or indoors or if you find yourself in places warm or cold weather.
Here are my recommendations for you and your family, especially in summer season or holiday.
Preventing Childhood Cancer from
We all know the happiness that children have when you travel. Summer is equal to laughter, games, pool, outdoor trips and, of course, a lot of sun exposure. However, we must be careful because the holidays can greatly affect the skin of our children, whether children, brothers, cousins, nephews, friends, etc.
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The announcement of the phenomenon of child warns us not only the high temperatures will our planet but also the amount of radiation that we will receive due to the deterioration of the ozone layer; especially in countries that are close to the plane of Ecuador. The intensity of UV radiation not only affects our skin in places like the beach but in cities with higher altitude even if they are cold weather.
The main population at risk from climate phenomenon like this is a child. The solar radiation received by children although harmless to their age accumulates in the cells of your skin and generates changes throughout their lives. These changes are manifested as skin cancer in people around 50 years. For this reason, it is important to prevent these skin diseases since childhood.
The recommendations to prevent skin cancer from the child population are:
- Using sunscreen. Here my suggestion is to apply it at least 3 times a day. If the child is under the sun, you should do every 1 hour.
- Using mechanisms barrier as long sleeve shirts and hats covering their face, ears, and neck.
- Avoid letting children out to the park or outdoor between 12 noon and 2 pm, because in this period, the sun’s rays are strongest.
Consult your doctor
If your skin has a minor injury with complications or some symptoms of serious problems or skin cancer, the best advice I can give for these cases it is to consult a general practitioner or dermatologist immediately.
Do you love the sun and regret not being able to enjoy the most? I understand completely because I love being in the sun! However, I understand that the health of my skin is more important. I hope that from now on you consider basic when sun exposure precautions so watch your skin and stay protected.