Inflammation of the mucous lining of the throat is referred to as strep throat, which looks like reddening of mucous membranes and appearance of white mucopurulent discharge on them. Signs of strep throat are sore throat and rise of temperature, which can be observed in case of other diseases as well. Only otolaryngologist can accurately identify these diseases. In case pharyngitis is accompanied by rise of body temperature above 38°, which not normalize for more than 5 days, then it is required visit a clinic to exclude other, more threatening pathologies. Read more..
White spots on throat is the first sign of an inflammatory process. It can settle either immediately in the tonsils or affect the whole oropharynx (central part of the throat). Diseases that are accompanied by appearance of white spots on the mucous membrane of a sore throat, can be either acute or chronic, and be induced by viral agents, bacteria and fungi. The five basic causes of the development of such a visual phenomenon are acute pharyngitis, chronic pharyngitis, acute tonsillitis (quinsy), chronic tonsillitis and candidamycosis. Read more..
Leptotrichosis is a disease, which may be caused by a number of potentially pathogenic bacteria. It is characterized by white bumps on throat and possible absence of other symptoms. Leptotrichosis develops at the setting of immune deficiency and requires complex treatment, which is, however, little effective. The best way to treat this disease is finding out the underlying cause with the help of a specialist, and making best efforts to eliminate or at least compensate it. Read more..
The throat micro flora features Candida fungi. When the organism is weakened due to unsupervised intake if antibiotics or a certain disease, these agents can provoke development of Candida mycosis. This disease involves appearance of white dots on throat, as well as inflammation of the mucous membrane. The treatment includes reconsideration of antibiotic and antifungal therapy and stimulation of the immune system. All this should better be done under the supervision of an otolaryngologist. Read more..
White spots on back of throat can appear immediately on the back wall of the oropharynx or on the surface on tonsils. They are typical to pharyngitis, tonsillitis and fungal infection of the throat. We can distinguish between four types of white spots on back of throat, namely – liquid matter, membranes, plugs and thorns. The treatment of these symptoms fully depends on the type of the disease and its causes. You can best sort this out with the help of an otolaryngologist. Read more..
Purulence of follicles is referred to as patches on throat. It is common for such diseases, as acute follicular and chronic tonsillitis, chronic pharyngitis and leptotrichosis. Since a number of vital functions are performed by follicles, accumulation of matter in them requires complex treatment, which the otolaryngologist prescribes after examination. Read more..
Q: What causes uneven tan?
A: You get even tan thanks to melanin, i.e. pigment or substance, produced by melanocytes (specialized skin cells). They let skin enjoy the sun and acquire beautiful skin tone, darker than your natural skin tone. However, not all melanocytes succeed with this goal. When their work is impaired, normal production of melanin isn’t possible, so you are getting uneven tan with some areas lighter than others. Read more..
Q: Is a white patch on skin a cause for concern?
A: Generally not. However, if you’ve got a single white patch on skin that tends to enlarge or in case you begin to acquire additional white spots anywhere on your body, consult a dermatologist. Read more..
Q: Why does skin pigmentation occur?
A: Natural skin pigmentation is a protective skin barrier. Our skin is constantly affected by various factors, including sun and hormones. Melanin is a pigment, produced by skin that blocks ultraviolet rays when skin is exposed to sun. Read more..
Q: Are white spots on face a symptom of a disease?
A: Yes, it’s known as vitiligo. It’s when white colorless spots begin to appear on your face, then they are enlarging and joining with each other. In rare cases white spots disappear by themselves, but more often the disease is progressing. Read more..