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Beware of Non Ketotic Hyperglycemia Hyperglycemia for Diabetics

Hyperosmolar nonketotic hyperglycemia syndrome or also known as Hyperosmolar Hyperglycaemic State (HHS) is experienced by people who have very high glucose levels or diabetics. This dangerous condition that can be triggered by infection or other diseases is more common in people with type 2 diabetes, but it can also occur in all types of diabetes, especially the elderly. Diabetes is a chronic disease characterized by high blood sugar levels. This disease can cause various complications, and some of them are fatal namely diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperketmolar hyperosmolar hyperglycemia. Although it is relatively less common than diabetic ketoacidosis, this condition has a higher mortality rate, reaching 5-10%. Hyperosmolar nonketotic hyperglycemia can occur when a person's blood sugar level is above 33 mmol / l (600 mg / dl) for a long time and there are not enough drugs to reduce this level. This condition can also occur if the use of diabetes medications is stopped due to sw…
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Causes of Tinea Facial Infection and Treatment

If you rarely hear about this condition, it may be because tinea fascist is indeed often diagnosed as another condition that is more commonly heard, such as atopic dermatitis. In fact, tinea fascist is quite common in tropical regions throughout the world and infects women more often than men. Tinea facalis or tinea faciei is a type of dermatophyte fungal infection (tinea) that depends on the host (animal and human) it lives on to survive. Keep in mind, dermatophyte mold spores can live on human skin for more than one year. This fungus can move from one host to another as a method of survival, although he can also live on the ground. Tinea facial means a dermatophyte fungal infection that occurs on human faces, especially women, and can strike at any age. This facial tinea affects hairless areas on the face such as cheeks, forehead, around the nose and eyes. Infections on the hairy areas of the face such as beards, mustaches and sideboards, are known by another term, tinea barbae. …

Recognize and Treat Dermatitis Numularis that Often Thinks Ringworm

Numularis dermatitis or also known as discoid eczema or discoid dermatitis is a condition that causes the skin to become reddish, swollen, itchy, and has circular patches. This condition is more often experienced by men than women, especially at the age of 55-65 years, initially marked by the appearance of red spots on the skin which can then fuse and form red, brown, or pink spots. Spots can amount to more than one, measuring several millimeters to several centimeters. The hallmark of this disease is oval-shaped patches or coin-shaped circles. These patches are most often formed on the arms, legs, hands, and torso (torso). These newly formed patches will generally feel itchy especially at night, swollen, and filled with fluid. However, these spots are often mistaken for ringworm because the middle part can look clean like a donut shape. Over time these spots will dry up and crack. Ringworm is caused by a fungal infection, whereas dermatitis numularis is an inflammatory condition…

Cutaneous Migraine Larva Begins with Itching on the Skin

Cutaneous migratory larvae are parasitic infections of the skin caused by hookworm larvae that enter the skin. Unwittingly, worms can get into your skin, causing irritating itching. This condition, often known as creeping eruption, begins with migration of larvae into the skin. Generally occurs when skin contact with soil or sand, which is contaminated with dog or cat feces with larvae or hookworms in it. Mild Itching To Very Disruptive Someone who experiences cutaneous migraine larvae may feel symptoms such as skin tingling or itching after 30 minutes the larvae enter the skin. After a few weeks, then a worm infection can be seen on the surface of the skin. Someone whose skin is infected by cutaneous migratory larvae, in the area where the worm is located will appear long lines or bumps that bend irregularly These lump lines are generally red in color and vary in size with a width of about 0.3 cm and a length of about 3-4 cm. These lumps will increase in length by a few centim…

How to Overcome the Entry of Foreign Objects in the Conjunctiva and Around the Eyes

The cause of the entry of foreign objects in the conjunctiva, can be triggered by daily activities. The conjunctiva is the part of the membrane lining the front of the eye. In addition, foreign objects can also enter the cornea. What can be known, when the eyes blink feel lumpy or sore. It can also make your eyes red, runny and feel like there is sand in your eyes. Be aware of eyelashes, cosmetics, and contact lenses that injure or enter the conjunctiva by accident. In addition, other foreign objects such as dust, metal debris, sand, and sawdust are also examples of objects that have a risk of entry. Foreign objects in the conjunctiva or other locations around the eyes, must be immediately disposed of in an appropriate manner. First Aid at Home If there is a foreign object that enters the conjunctiva or around the eyes, you can try to handle it yourself as first aid at home. The trick is to rinse the eyes using water. Rinse eyes from the side, using clean running water. If it is …