Despite significant advances in diagnosis, syphilis remains a serious medical and social problem. Increasing numbers of cases in recent years are affecting younger and younger age groups, including children and adolescents.
Pediculosis is a contagious and infectious disease that most commonly occurs in school-age children. Lice attach to a person's skin, lay eggs (nits) and reproduce. The disease manifests itself by itching.
Genital warts are small growths around in the genital or anal area. They are a common sexually transmitted disease, especially in the young population, caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). If they multiply, they can be annoying and unpleasant.
A chlamydia infection is a widespread infection that affects women and men alike. It is caused by bacteria of the genus Chlamydia or Chlamydophila. They cause a wide range of infectious diseases of the genitals, eyes, and respiratory system.
Warts are non-cancerous infectious growths on the skin. They are not pretty and can make life uncomfortable and cause pain. They occur quite often at any age. Why do they occur, what causes them and how to get rid of them?
Influenza is a highly infectious disease that mainly affects the respiratory system. It is caused by a virus, which can spread through the air. It is mild, but sometimes it gets really complicated. In the most severe cases, it can even cause death.
Laryngitis, or the inflammation of the larynx, is one of the most common inflammatory diseases of the respiratory tract. It can have an infectious but also a non-infectious origin. In children, it has a more complicated and risky course due to anatomical conditions.
Herpes is an infectious disease caused by the herpes simplex virus. It is one of the most widespread viruses in the human population and affects up to 95% of people. It causes various diseases. Among harmless forms, oral herpes or cold sores is the most well-known.
Typhoid fever is an infectious fever. It is also referred to as intestinal fever because it affects the small intestine. The infection only attacks humans. It occurs mainly in areas with low hygiene standards, in poor countries and in areas with a high concentration of population.