Infectious diseases

Hard cancer: what it is, symptoms and treatment

Hard cancer is a small lesion that can appear on the genital or anal area which is indicative that infection by the bacteria Treponema pallidum , which is the microorganism responsible for

How to identify and cure baby thrush

The thrush, scientifically called oral thrush, corresponds to an infection in the baby's mouth caused by the fungus Candida albicans , which can cause infection in babies younger than 6

3 steps to cure the boil faster

To cure the boil, it is important to put warm water compresses, for example, as they help to relieve pain and discomfort, to remove pus and, consequently, to cure the boil more

4 simple measures to prevent dengue

The transmission of dengue occurs through the bite of the female mosquito Aedes Aegypti , which causes symptoms such as pain in the joints, body, head, nausea, fever above 39ÂșC and red

Dengue type 4: what is main symptoms and treatment

Type 4 dengue corresponds to one of the dengue serotypes, that is, dengue can be caused by 4 different types of viruses that are responsible for the same signs and symptoms. Type 4 dengue is

Main bat-borne diseases and how to avoid them

Bats are animals capable of carrying an enormous amount of viruses, bacteria and parasites and transmitting them to people, at the same time that the disease develops in your body. Although most

Symptoms and Diagnosis of Viral Meningitis

Viral meningitis is an inflammation of the membranes that line the brain and spinal cord due to the entry of a virus in this region. The symptoms of meningitis initially manifest with a high fever

What is dengue and how long does it last

Dengue is an infectious disease caused by the dengue virus (DENV 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5). In Brazil there are the first 4 types, which are transmitted by the bite of the female mosquito from Aedes

What to do to relieve dengue symptoms

To alleviate the discomfort of dengue there are some strategies or remedies that can be used to combat symptoms and promote well-being, without the need to take medication. Usually, these

Sinusitis Remedies

Remedies for sinusitis help to relieve symptoms such as nasal congestion, inflammation and headache and to treat their cause, and should therefore be prescribed by the doctor, after making an

Baby botulism: what it is, symptoms and treatment

Infant botulism is a rare but serious disease caused by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum which can be found in the soil, and can contaminate water and food for example. In addition,

Panarice: what it is, symptoms and how to treat

Panarice, also called paronychia, is an inflammation that develops around fingernails or toenails and is caused by the proliferation of microorganisms naturally present on the skin, such as

How scarlet fever treatment is done

The main form of treatment for scarlet fever in children consists of a single dose of Penicillin injection, but oral suspension (syrup) can also be used for 10 days. In case of allergy to

How is the treatment for toxoplasmosis

In most cases of toxoplasmosis, treatment is not necessary, as the immune system is able to fight the parasite responsible for the infection. However, when the person has the most compromised

Remedies to lower the fever

The most suitable medicine to reduce fever is paracetamol, as it is a substance that, used correctly, can be used safely, in almost all cases, even in children or pregnant women, and the dose must

7 Common Questions About Chicken Pox

Chickenpox, also called chickenpox, is a highly contagious disease caused by the virus Varicella zoster which manifests itself through the appearance of bubbles or red spots on the body and

Rotavirus: what it is, main symptoms and treatment

Rotavirus infection is called rotavirus infection and is characterized by severe diarrhea and vomiting, especially in babies and young children between 6 months and 2 years of age. Symptoms

Remedies indicated for the treatment of syphilis

The most effective remedy to treat syphilis is benzathine penicillin, which must always be administered as an injection and the dose varies depending on the stage of the disease. In case of

Remedies for urinary tract infection

Generally, the most used remedies to treat a urinary tract infection are antibiotics, which should always be prescribed by the doctor, such as nitrofurantoin, fosfomycin, trimethoprim and

How to know if your child or baby has dengue

The child or baby may be dengue or suspicious when symptoms such as high fever, irritability and lack of appetite appear, especially during times of epidemic disease, such as in the

Cytomegalovirus: what it is, symptoms and treatment

Cytomegalovirus, also known as CMV, is a virus in the same family as herpes, which can cause symptoms such as fever, malaise and swelling in the belly. Like herpes, this virus is also present in

What was the Spanish flu and what were the symptoms

The Spanish flu was a disease caused by a mutation of the influenza virus that led to the death of more than 50 million people, affecting the entire world population between the years 1918 and

How Malaria is treated

Malaria treatment is done with antimalarial drugs that are free and provided by SUS. The treatment aims to prevent the development of the parasite but the dose of the drug depends on the severity

Treatment of hand-foot-mouth syndrome

The treatment for hand foot and mouth syndrome aims to relieve symptoms such as high fever, sore throat and painful blisters on the hands, feet or intimate area. Treatment should be done under the

What to do to not get a Virosis

Virosis is the name given to any disease that is caused by a virus, which cannot always be identified. It is usually benign and does not require treatment with antibiotics, as they are not

How is the treatment for erysipelas

The treatment of erysipelas can be carried out using antibiotics in the form of pills, syrups or injections prescribed by the doctor, for about 10 to 14 days, in addition to care such as rest and

How to treat recurrent (chronic) candidiasis

Chronic candidiasis is characterized by the occurrence of 4 or more episodes of infections by species of Candida sp . In the same year. Usually, candidiasis becomes chronic when its cause

Treatment of classic and hemorrhagic dengue

Treatment for Dengue aims to relieve symptoms, such as fever and body aches, and is usually done with the use of Paracetamol or Dipyrone, for example. In addition, it is important to stay hydrated

How to cure Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C can be cured with the drugs prescribed by the doctor, but depending on the type of treatment performed the cure can vary between 50 and 100%. The treatment regimen carried out

Croup symptoms and how is treatment

Croup, also known as laryngotracheobronchitis, is an infectious disease, more frequent in children between 1 and 6 years of age, caused by a virus that reaches the upper and lower airways and

How is measles transmission

The transmission of measles happens very easily through the cough and / or sneezing of an infected person, because the virus of the disease develops quickly in the nose and throat, being released

Symptoms of H3N2 flu and how is treatment

The H3N2 virus is one of the subtypes of the virus Influenza A, also known as type A virus, which is a major contributor to common flu, known as influenza A, and colds, since it is very

10 myths and truths about HPV

The human papillomavirus, also known as HPV, is a virus that can be transmitted sexually and reach the skin and mucous membranes of men and women. More than 120 different types of the HPV virus

How is the treatment for tetanus

Treatment for tetanus should be started as soon as possible when the first symptoms appear, such as contraction of the jaw muscle and fever, after a cut or sore on the skin, to prevent the

What is mucormycosis, symptoms and treatment

Mucormycosis, formerly known as zygomycosis, is a term used to refer to a group of infections caused by fungi of the order Mucorales, most commonly by the fungus Rhizopus spp . These

6 Main causes of candidiasis

Candidiasis arises in the intimate region due to the overgrowth of a type of fungus known as Candida albicans . Although the vagina and penis are places that have a high number of bacteria

What is the HIV Immunological Window

The immunological window corresponds to the period between contact with the infectious agent and the time it takes the body to produce enough antibodies against the infection that can be

What is tetanus and how to get it

Tetanus is an infectious disease transmitted by bacteria Clostridium tetani , which can be found in soil, dust and animal feces, as they inhabit your intestines. Tetanus transmission

Hepatitis A treatment

The treatment of hepatitis A is done to relieve symptoms and help the body to recover more quickly, and the use of medicines to relieve pain, fever and nausea may be indicated by the doctor, in

Histoplasmosis: main symptoms and how to treat

Histoplasmosis is an infectious disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum , which can be transmitted mainly by pigeons and bats. This disease is more common and more serious in

Ear Pain Treatment

For the treatment of ear pain, it is recommended that the person see a general practitioner or an otolaryngologist, who can recommend the use of analgesics and anti-inflammatory drugs in the form

Manicure can transmit Hepatitis B

The removal of a piece of skin in the manicure, in the corner of a nail, for example, although it is not very painful can cause many health problems, because in addition to ringworm, pliers or an

How to prevent hepatitis C

Hepatitis C is a chronic inflammation of the liver caused by the hepatitis C virus and, unlike hepatitis A and B, hepatitis C does not have a vaccine. The hepatitis C vaccine has not yet been

How to cure hepatitis A quickly

Hepatitis A is curable because the virus that causes this disease can be eliminated by the body without the need for medication. This virus, which is contagious and transmitted by water and / or

10 main symptoms of hepatitis B

In most cases, hepatitis B does not cause any symptoms, especially in the first days after infection with the virus. And when these symptoms appear, they are often confused by a simple flu,