Dermatology - diseases of the skin

Punctate keratosis

The Punctate keratosis – prohozhdenie, infectious disease in dermatology, most often affects young adults. Very often, unfortunately, it is not known or forgotten and in the medical environment. Called coccoid microorganisms (spherical shape), such as Micrococcus sedentarius, Pseudomonas aeryginosa. Aggravating factors are stop excessive sweating.

Symptoms of punctate keratosis

The disease is characterized by the appearance of punctate, rounded grooves on the inner surfaces of both feet from 1 to 8 mm, that is, the areas that closely touch with shoes. When moisturizing rashes acquire a clearly marked white color. Most often it is the heel region, the fingers.

Usually it is accompanied by a very unpleasant odor. Occasionally there may be burning, itching, pain when pressure. Often, for lack of knowing, the small cell keratosis mistaken for a fungal infection of the doctors, and even more patients assigned to the wrong treatment or medication antifungal ointments are ineffective, and failure of treatment. Of course, at home laboratory diagnosis You will not spend, and so you need to consult a dermatologist.

On reception at the doctor is required to rent a skin scraping for fungi. In this pathology, in its pure form, they will be missing.

Treatment punctate keratosis

The treatment consists of antibacterial ointment (erythromycin, clindamicina), antibacterial soap.

Treatment punctate keratosisDefinitely eliminated precipitating factor, such as hyperhidrosis (excessive sweating). The most modern is the introduction of botulinum toxin (Botox) in the feet, botulinum toxin blocks the action of sweat glands. If there are contraindications to this procedure or it is dear for You, then apply ointments, powders, solutions, which are commercially available (formigran, ointments alum, pasta Teymurova…), physiotherapy.

Be sure to exclude the wearing of tight shoes, you often walk barefoot, we have eliminated a sealed environment in which successfully reproduce microorganisms.

Traditional methods, such as oak bark, peppermint and sage, St. John’s wort in the form of baths contribute to the blocking of sweat glands, and have a disinfectant action. Many modern ointment from excessive sweating contain components that has long been known in folk medicine.

Yes of course, punctulate keratolysis not die, but a cosmetic problem and a bad smell will scare many others. Therefore, quickly contact your doctor.

Prevention punctate keratosis

Prevention is the proper foot care, timely treatment of hyperhidrosis.

Medical Advice

Question: And can be combined with fungal infection of the feet and the punctate keratosis?
Answer: Yes, you can.

Question: is Contagious whether the punctate keratosis?
: the Thing is that cocci bacteria present on the skin in a healthy person. But if there is excessive sweating, a high probability of occurrence of this pathology. In any case, individual towel will be very much relevant.

Question: Who performs the Botox procedure?
Answer is: the Doctor, the dermatologist, dermatogical.

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