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Month: July 2021

Herpes during pregnancy

Herpes during pregnancy

Herpes during pregnancy is a serious infection that is closely monitored by doctors. The herpes simplex virus, as a biological agent, poses a great danger to the normal development of the fetus: for example, in teratogenic activity – the ability to cause deformities in the embryo – of all viruses it is surpassed only by the rubella virus. Herpes during pregnancy: complications During the period of bearing a child, all the forces of the body are aimed at internal restructuring. The decrease in immunity that occurs…

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Viral skin diseases

Viral skin diseases

VIRAL DERMATOSIS – a group of diseases of the skin and mucous membranes (sometimes in combination with damage to internal organs) caused by the penetration, reproduction and seeding of viruses. Viral dermatoses include herpes simplex, herpes zoster, warts, and molluscum contagiosum. Viruses have their own genome and the ability to intensively grow and multiply only in the cells of highly organized organisms. Being submicroscopic, intracellular parasites, they are capable of infecting the cells of higher mammals, plants, insects, and microorganisms. Viruses are characterized…

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Infections caused by herpes simplex virus

Infections caused by herpes simplex virus

Herpes simplex infection (synonym: herpes simplex) is the collective name for infections caused by herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2). The development of herpes disease in humans is always associated with the presence of a rather gross immunodeficiency state, and the stronger the immune disorders, the greater the severity of the disease.The term herpes (from the Greek herpes – creeping) was used by Herodotus in 100 BC to describe blisters accompanied by fever.Viruses…

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Viral and microbial infections in babies: how to distinguish?

Viral and microbial infections in babies: how to distinguish?

If the baby has become lethargic or capricious, eats poorly, his temperature rises, his throat turns red, an acute infection may develop. It can be caused by viruses or pathogenic bacteria. Although the external manifestations and the set of main symptoms may be very similar, the tactics of treating these infectious diseases differ significantly. For microbial pathologies, antibiotics may be required , while for viral pathologies , symptomatic treatment and support of the immune system are necessary so that it…

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Contagious skin diseases

Contagious skin diseases

So autumn has come, and with it the time of vacations and summer vacations has ended. All returned to the city from their places of rest, students settled in hostels. And it was during this period that specialists from health care institutions noted an increase in the detection of infectious skin diseases. All skin diseases can be roughly divided into infectious and non-infectious. Infectious skin diseases include common parasitic and fungal diseases: scabies, head lice, mycoses (fungal skin diseases). The…

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Warts

Warts

General information Warts are a viral disease characterized by the appearance of small rounded protruding growths on the skin. There are several types of warts: common – localized on the fingers, face, scalp; plantar, flat (youthful) – located on the face, back of the hands, pointed ( condylomas ) – more often occur in the anogenital region. Warts are prone to spread, recurrence, and rapid growth; when injured, they bleed, can change shape, color, become painful; with self-medication, they cause…

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Pathogenesis (immunological aspects)

Pathogenesis (immunological aspects)

Many authors describe the pathogenesis of the development of the disease in different ways. BBVI in the human body is opposed by a multicomponent defense system, including: 1) species immunity, the effectiveness of which is manifested in the fact that people, as a rule, are not susceptible to BBVI inherent in animals ( pseudo-rabies virus of cows or cytomegalovirus of a mouse, with the exception of monkey cercopithecus virus); 2) natural resistance, represented by the barrier properties of the skin,…

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