Posts Archive for August 2016

Retin-a cream for Actinic keratosis

Aug.29, 2016

Actuality of problem and its Description

Actinic keratosisActinic keratosis occurs in the sun exposed parts of the skin and it is caused due to the damage to the skin caused by the ultraviolet rays of the sun. The lesion which occurs in this disease are typically crusty in nature and are scaly to feel. On the first sight, many may mistake this for a wart. The region in the body where sunlight gets exposed maximum like the face, lips, scalp and the hand are most vulnerable to getting Actinic keratoses. The color of the lesion may be red and fleshy to press. The color may vary to tan and pink in cases. The size may initially be as small as 3 mm but on the complete growth, it might attain several centimetres. If you roll the fingers over the skin over where the Actinic keratoses is present, it would be felt in his hand. This technique is used by the doctors also to arrive at a decision at the initial stage when the lesion is not easily visible.

In considering the risk factors, we know that the presence of the melanin will be helpful in protecting a person from sunlight. So this is the reason that the fair and blonde colored person is more likely to get the disease when compared to the dark complexion person. Also in the tropical region where the sunlight is greater has more chances of getting this disease as when compared to the temperate region.

Diane 35 for irregular periods

Aug.01, 2016

irregular-periodsActuality of problem and its Description

Menstruation is the passage of blood along with the contents of the ┬álining of the uterus monthly (generally for every 28 days) in a female, who is in the reproductive cycle. This is a normal and natural phenomenon. The uterus is a medical term, which is given to the organ present in the pelvis of the female and in which the fetus grows inside the mother’s body. Normally, when there is no growth of the fetus within the mother’s body, the lining of the uterus gets sheds monthly and comes as blood. This is responsible for the period seen in females. In many females, who are in reproductive age group have problem of irregular periods because of varying reasons. This is a concern both mentally as well as physically. The periods causes discomfort for a woman to work in her official duties and also the loss of blood causes decrease in the strength and characteristically lead to a condition known as iron deficiency anemia. This causes weakness for a woman and the also decreases the weight of the child which will be growing in the future. So the irregular periods needs to be treated if there is a concern.

Why is Diane 35 good for that problem?

Diane 35 is a drug which is marketed by Bayer Schering Pharmaceuticals, which is one of the leaders among the pharmaceutical companies of the world. Diane 35 consists of Cyproterone acetate and ethinyl estradiol. Cyproterone acetate is the progesterone component and the ethinyl estradiol is the oestrogen component. The drug because of its progesterone component decreases the proliferation of the growth of the lining of the uterus (oestrogen is responsible for the growth in the lining of the uterus) and also because of the combination of oestrogen & progesterone, there is a contraceptive effect which prevents the shedding of the ovum from the ovary. Diane 35 is a very good contraceptive agent in order to prevent conceivement.