Varieties of lichen

Skin disease can strike people at any age. Defects resulting from disease, often bring people in addition to physical and moral suffering. In our time zoster is still a fairly common disorder that causes abnormalities in pigmentation of the skin.

Contrary to popular belief, transfer depriving is not in all cases. Such a path is open for the disease only when the causative agent is a virus or fungus. If herpes is caused by internal reasons, it is not contagious.

There are several types of lichen:

• Pityriasis versicolor (pityriasis)

As the causative agent of this disease is a fungus of the genus Malassezia. Wide distribution of this species depriving got in hot countries. The most affected people are suffering from excessive sweating, age from 18 to 25 years. The first sign of this disease is a small spot. If its possiblity, it appears pityriasis exfoliate. Read more about tinea versicolor can be read here.

• Pink versicolor

Disease refers to fungal infections and is allergic. First spots appear oval or round shape, which peel. By passing can be strange clothing, personal hygiene items, linens. Usually, this kind of depriving people who are often faced with colds. Pink versicolor may disturb the person to two months, then runs itself. There is no need to undergo treatment.

• Herpes zoster

Cause this species is depriving the varicella zoster virus. This disease is more common in older people who have had the smallpox. In the risk group also includes people who have impaired functioning of the immune system. The incubation period can last for many years. Before the skin rash appears, the man begin to torment pain and fever. The actual rash appears a few days.

• Lichen planus

Affects the skin, mucous membranes, nail plate. In adults, usually manifested spots are flat, shiny surface, characterized by smoothness and the presence of sticky center.

• Ringworm

Human infection occurs through direct contact with Pets. Up to 2 weeks lasts latent. Then the hair gets thin, the skin is peeling. Further, if there is no prescribed treatment, perhaps baldness.

As preventive measures depriving doctors recommend to strengthen the immune system, to observe the rules of personal hygiene. Upon detection of the primary symptoms must promptly seek help from a specialist.

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