The herpes is actually a sexually transmitted disease and is very well known in the countries like the US and other parts of the world. The disease occurs due to the infection of Herpes Simplex virus or HSV. The Herpes Simplex Virus is actually of two categories, HSV 1 and HSV 2. The HSV 1 can spread through the connection of saliva. This infection can create cold sores inside the mouth. These cold sores are known as ‘fever blisters’. The infection of HSV 2 spread through an unsafe sexual contact with the person who has an infection of HSV 2. The people who have a weak immune system due to an extreme intake of alcohol, drugs or any kind of sickness have a high risk of herpes infection because these people have a very fragile immune system. The herpes can occur after two to twenty days of the infection. In the initial stage, the symptoms may be completely un-noticed. The main herpes symptoms will be small bumps in and around the genital area. These bumps can also occur in other parts of the body in outbreaks, severe itching and burning sensation. The person will also have swelling in other lymph glands, headache, fever and pain in the muscles and yellow-green discharges from the penis or vagina. A lower back pain will also be there. A herpes infection in women many times can lead to cervical cancer. The woman who is pregnant can pass on the infection to the unborn baby. For pregnant women a Cesarean section is conducted to have a safe delivery.
The skin disease named as Psoriasis is very common among a number of people around the world. This is not an infectious skin condition and the person gets the infection will have a quick reproduction of skin cells, which results in bulky or solid skin with dry and red patches. The disease generally affects the scalp, knees and elbows. The disease has many types like psoriasis vulgaris, inverse psoriasis, pustular psoriasis and palmoplantar psoriasis. Psoriasis symptoms can take years to spread. The skin conditions are mostly non-curable. It has been observed that the skin condition can go worsen in the winter seasons. The medical experts say that the skin condition can get some improvements in the warm atmosphere. The disease can affect the people of any and every age groups. Studies and researches say that the disease generally occurs due to a genetic disorder in a human body. Currently, a light therapy has been introduced in the treatment process for the disease.
Like Psoriasis, eczema also creates inflammation or swelling on the skin. The disease is also known as dermatitis. Eczema is of various types and subtypes. The disease can affect the people of all age groups and do not spread the infections in others. The medical experts have not yet found the exact cause of eczema; however, they say that some defects in the immune system can lead to the illness. Many people have a query about what does eczema look like? The appearance of Eczema can be different in different people. The disease leads to redness and dryness on the skin with itching and burning sensation. Itching is the main symptom for the disease. The illness can also lead to swellings and blisters. These blisters can release discharges. It can also lead to scratches on the skin. These scratches can occur repeatedly. The affected skin can turn crusty and thick. The disease occurs on the cheeks, foreheads, scalp, neck, legs and forearms. Eczema can also be chronic. Many times a reaction of soap, jewelry, cloths, cosmetics, detergent can cause eczema on body. There are also some ecological allergies that can lead to eczema.