Blog: Skin Problems

Mycoses are infections that affect the skin and mucosa and are provoked by particular fungi (or mycetes) that proliferate in a warm damp environment. They appear with symptoms such as itching, burning, dryness and flaking or maceration of the skin and exudation; they are often recurrent, that is they tend…

Sense of heaviness and tingling in the legs, swollen feet and ankles in the evening, capillary veins evident: these are often the first symptoms of venous insufficiency, a condition whereby the veins of the lower limbs are no longer able to maintain an adequate flow of blood to the heart,…

Modern radiation treatment, as well as chemotherapy and biological drugs, can have side effects on the skin . These effects appear with symptoms such as dryness, erythema, de-epithelialization (loss of the surface layer of the skin), often accompanied by itching. In these cases, the barrier function of…

The Epidermolysis Bullosa (EB) is a rare genetic disease that affects the skin and the deep mucous membranes. Because of hereditary factors, the skin forms blisters and bubbles and tends to tear off with great pain as a result of minor trauma or friction , or even spontaneously. For this…

Atopic Dermatitis (AD) is a chronic inflammatory skin disorder with an immunological base which strikes above all in infancy (in 70% of cases before 5 years of age) and in about 60% of cases it clears up spontaneously in pre-school age or adolescence. About 80% of the affected children…

Contact dermatitis (CD) is a skin inflammation caused by some substances with which we come in contact during everyday life and/or when at work. These substances may be present in cosmetics or in household cleaning products (soaps, detergents, creams, perfumes, deodorants, solvents, etc.), in clothing and in shoes, in foods,…