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    Shingles Research Paper

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    Shingles is a reactivation of the chickenpox virus. If you have had chickenpox you are at risk of getting shingles. There are nerve roots the supply sensation to your skin. When the virus is reactivated, it travels up the nerve roots and causes the rash to appear on that area of skin. Shingles and chickenpox are caused by the varicella-zoster virus. Shingles is a painful rash. The rash will only appear on one side of the body. The rash may appear as a stripe of blisters. Shingles can still be painful after the rash is gone. Shingles is also called Herpes Zoster. Shingles is usually diagnosed by the appearance of the rash. Shingles is caused by the varicella-zoster virus multiplying. It usually comes up when the immune system is weakened. There are some possible triggers of shingles. When you get older you are at a higher risk for shingles. Diseases, such as cancer, can trigger the virus. Cancer treatments can also cause shingles. Another trigger can be the medication you are taking. Stress and/or trauma may be a trigger. Children can get shingles if they had chickenpox while they were an infant. They can also get it if their mother had chickenpox while she was pregnant with them.…

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    infectious bacterial disease affecting mostly children, and causing fever and a rash. It is caused by streptococci. Scarlet fever is one of those diseases that put fear into everyone's eyes when they heard someone around them had contracted it. The scarlet fever was first discovered in the 1600s by an english physician and researcher named Thomas Sydenham. Thomas had many other contributions like the treatment of smallpox. He was the only one who noticed the scarlet fever as a separate disease…

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    Treating Shingles Essay

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    Shingles is a painful condition characterized by a skin rash caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox - the varicella zoster. It is also known as Herpes Zoster. Your first exposure of this virus usually as a child leads to the disease popular to all of us, chickenpox. It causes itchy and painful sores spread all over the body. After one acquires and recovers from chickenpox, the virus stays in the body and remains dormant there for years. For many people it can stay dormant forever.…

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    Atopic eczema is a chronic relapsing condition that is commonly seen in primary care. It is characterised by itching and redness of the skin and is most prevalent in early childhood. Health professionals may often regard it as a trivial problem that will go away, and it may be overshadowed by other related conditions, such as asthma.1However, the symptoms of eczema range from a small mildly irritating patch to a more widespread and painful rash, which can be physically extrusive and painful and…

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    Erythema Case Studies

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    “strawberry” like appearance (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC], 2016). One or two days after the illness begins, a characteristic red rash appears. The rash usually first appears on the neck, underarm, and groin and then spreads over the body and feels like sandpaper. Hand-foot-mouth disease is a common viral illness that starts with a fever, decreased appetite, sore throat, and malaise. One or two days later the fever starts, painful sores can develop in the mouth and a skin…

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    The Chickenpox Virus

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    though there is no treatment for chickenpox, as it is a virus, there are still ways to help a person get through it. Varicella can’t be treated using antibiotics but there are medicines that relieve the symptoms and help to control them. Creams from your local pharmacy that help with the itching and red rash can be bought, although they do not cure the infection. Children can receive a vaccination from the age of 18 months to help try and prevent the virus. Paracetamol can help your child or the…

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    Many side effects can occur at the side of the cancer treatment but the most noticeable side effect is a rash. Rashes that occur from the treatment can appear in two ways: like acne or like measles. The types of rashes that occur from the treatment a normally a mild or moderate rash but sometimes patients experience a severe rash that can affect their day-to-day life. A patient can also experience dry and itchy skin as a side effect of their treatment, which is also known as pruritus. Pruritus…

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    Eczema Essay

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    Eczema Ana M, Silao , MA Alaska Career College Eczema Eczema is from a Greek word meaning, “to boil” it is a non-contagious skin disease characterized dry, red, itchy, and scaly skin. Eczema is also known as atopic dermatitis (AD), a chronic form. Nearly 31 million Americans suffer from AD. Eczema is a very common disease occurring in infants, children, and adults. Many signs and symptoms are noticeable like dry, itchy skin that tends to itch a lot more and the causes. In addition, treatments…

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    Ron Rash

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    In the literary piece, “Where the Map Ends,” Ron Rash demonstrates this very phenomenon. In the story, the two main characters, an older man near the age of sixty, and a younger one around seventeen, go through a series of trials where they are forced to make decisions to maintain their freedom on the run, and as it would be, the older man makes decisions based on his experience which are rejected by the youth in favor of haste, these decisions then return to create problems for the youth later…

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    There are seven types of psoriasis, the most common being Plaque Psoriasis, or psoriasis vulgaris, which is identified as raised, inflamed, red skin covered with silvery, white scales. These patches may itch and burn. This kind of psoriasis can appear anywhere on your body. There is also Pustular Psoriasis which is more uncommon and mostly appears in adults. It is characterized by pus-filled bumps surrounded by inflamed, red skin. Erythrodermic Psoriasis is the least common, but it's very…

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