Oral candidiasis

Oral candidiasis is aninfection of the mouth caused by a type of fungus called Candida Albicans. It is, therefore, a mycosis that can occur in both men and women of

Herpes, an ever lurking enemy

Herpes is a hidden and quite unpredictable enemy that can occur suddenly.The infection is caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV-1), which is closely related to the one that causes genital herpes (HSV-2).

The risk of fungal infections in swimming pools

In places such as swimming pools, fungal infections are very common because of the large number of people in the water, but also because of certain favorable conditions such as higher levels of humidity and temperatures.

Dental abscess: treatment and remedies

Have you noticed that you have a dental abscess? In this article you will find out what it is specifically, what causes this problem and what remedies you can use

Herpes simplex virus infections

Herpes simplex viruses (human herpes virus types 1 and 2, HHV-1 and 2) commonly cause a relapsing infection affecting skin, mouth, lips, eyes, and genitalia. Common serious variants include encephalitis,

Cutaneous angioma

Skin angiomas are mostly benign neoformations due to the abnormal cellular development of sanguneous or lymphatic vessels. The most common form of cutaneous angioma is hemangioma, which consists of a proliferation

What to do when you have a muscle cramp?

A cramp is a sudden, brief, unintentional (involuntary) and usually painful contraction of a muscle or group of muscles. Muscle cramps can be a symptom of nervous system malfunction. Causes

Gonorrhea: what is it

Gonorrhea is caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Gonorrhea is caused by the bacterium Neisseria gonorrhoeae, which characteristically infects the epithelium of the bladder, cervix, rectum, pharynx, or conjunctiva, and

Acne: what it is and how to fight it


The term acne comes from the Greek word acmé or acné, meaning foam or summit. It is one of the most common skin diseases in the juvenile population; in fact, it is present in about 95%. The frequency is much higher certainly among adolescents, but acne can persist or appear in adulthood as well.

Types of acne

It typically makes its onset on the face, back, chest, and shoulders and affects both sexes in almost similar percentages. It typically manifests as closed and open comedones, so-called blackheads, papules, or whiteheads, pustules, better known as pimples, nodules i.e., furuncles, cysts, and unfortunately can also result in scarring in some cases. There are many causes of acne: increased activity of sebaceous glands, thickening of the wall of follicular ostium, bacterial colonization, in pjoint by Propionibacterium Acnes, and inflammation. In addition, various factors contribute to its occurrence such as family predisposition, stress, and smoking.

Especially in adolescence, it is important to be able to frame the degree of acne early, that is, whether it is mild, moderate, or severe, or, depending on the type of lesion, it can be classified into comedonic, papulo-pustular, nodular, and, in severe cases, conglobate. This avoids the development of scarring. In fact, this condition is often underestimated, which can therefore lead to psychological distress on the part of young patients and delay the benefits of treatment. It is known from studies conducted on patients’ quality of life that the acne-prone adolescent often suffers from low self-esteem, embarrassment, shyness, and in extreme cases even depression, emotional turmoil, shame about one’s appearance, resulting in difficulty relating to the opposite sex and a decline in school performance.


Regarding treatment, the European Guidelines, published in 2012 recommend which drugs, topical and systemic, to use according to the degree of acne. Topical retinoids, derived from vitamin A, are the first choice in comedonic acne. An important role is also played by benzoylperoxide a keratolytic agent with antibacterial action but not inducing antibiotic resistance, which is recommended in acne vulgaris and comedo- or papulo-pustular-predominant forms.

The use of topical antibiotics is useful in inflammatory forms, but is limited by resistance, which unfortunately is increasing in Europe. therefore, as far as acne is concerned, their local use in combination with other topical drugs is advisable, avoiding the concomitant administration of oral antibiotics and limiting the use of the latter to periods not exceeding three months, discontinuing them if there is no improvement. Remembering to fixed combinations of topical preparations offers the possibility of acting more specifically on the mechanisms that cause acne, also increasing adherence to therapy, making the application of only one product sufficient.


  • Profile picture of Dott. Sandro Morganti
    active 4 years, 1 month ago

    Orthopedists, Basic Doctors, Osteopaths

    • Via Foligno 6 - Roma
  • Profile picture of Dr. Antonio Varriale
    active 4 years, 1 month ago

    Aesthetic Doctors, Dentists, Basic Doctors

    • Via Grotta dell Olmo 20 - Giugliano in Campania
  • Profile picture of Dr. Giovanni Arrichiello
    active 4 years, 1 month ago

    Gynecologists, Basic Doctors

    • Corso Regina Margherita 260 - Torino
  • Profile picture of Dr. Giandomenico Mascheroni
    active 4 years, 1 month ago

    Endocrinologists, Basic Doctors, Certifying Doctor

    • Via Petrarca 53 - Carnago
  • Profile picture of Dr. Domenico D'Angelo
    active 4 years, 1 month ago

    Otolaryngologists, Basic Doctors, Competent Doctor

    • Via Pola 5 - San Prisco



Gonorrhea is one of the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) worldwide, in both sexes, starting as early as adolescence; if not recognized and treated appropriately quickly, it can lead


1/6 – Melanoma Melanoma is a malignant tumor that originates from melanocytes, cells that contain the pigment, called melanin, responsible for skin coloration. It can develop in the skin all

Allergic rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis is aninflammation of the mucosa lining the inner cavities of the nose (nasal mucosa).


The term dermatitis refers to a fairly heterogeneous group of skin diseases, largely characterized by more or less pronounced inflammation and induced by a wide variety of causes (irritation, allergic

Bullous epidermolysis

Epidermolysis bullosa (EB) corresponds to a group of rare and disabling genetic diseases characterized by the appearance of blisters and lesions on the skin and in the inner mucous membranes,

Suppurative hydrosadenitis

Hydrosadenitis suppurativa (HS, Hidradenitis Suppurativa), also called acne inversa or Verneuil’s disease, is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin characterized by the appearance of subcutaneous nodules (cysts), single or


Chickenpox to date remains the most prevalent vaccine-preventable disease in our country. It is transmitted airborne, person-to-person, through Pflugge droplets or by direct contact with skin lesions of patients with


The term acne is derived from the Greek word acmé or acné, meaning foam or summit, and denotes a skin disease that is widespread in the young population, characterized by

Kaposi’s disease

Kaposi’s disease or syndrome is an infrequent multifocal malignant neoplastic form involving mainly the skin, viscera, and mucous membranes. Epidemic Kaposi’s disease (AIDS-related). Iatrogenic Kaposi’s disease: immunosuppressive drugs are responsible.


Syphilis is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the bacterium Treponema pallidum and characterized by three successive stages of increasing severity (primary, secondary, and advanced syphilis), with slow and

your advertising
exclusively ON

complete the form and you will be contacted by one of our managers