Corona virus in china:
According to the state media, in the city of Wuhan there is identify an unknown type of corona virus that is causing pneumonia in Chinese. Corona virus is also related to the same family of SARS and MERS virus. It’s causing disease in people. Other than Chinese the disease causing corona virus is also appeared in United States. According to the Centers for Disease control and prevention (CDC) identifies the first case of this virus and now about 291 cases are reported.
What is a corona virus?
Basically the meaning of corona is crown. The name of corona is given after the crown shaped viruses that seen under microscope. It was declared by Bhanu Dus, MD that is an infectious disease specialist at St. Jude Medical Center in Placentia, California. He also said that corona virus is not as much severe and cause severe diseases but the can be mild to moderate. But basic attack of this virus can be seen in the form of common cold or the infection in upper respiratory tract illnesses. This is also cleared that it can infect people at any point of their lives. The death rates are estimated about 10 percent for people due to SARS and 30 percent for people with MERS. The research and study is continued on these types of viruses. As SARS and MERS viruses are closely related to this virus. Bhayani said that “he has wrong feeling that this is going to be a new virus”.
Chinese death toll and how its infection rising?
On January 26, in united state the numbers of patients with this virus have been confirmed. According to CDC, they have confirmed that 5 patients are travel in this to united state. CDC team has investigated to the patients from where they came and the closely contact with any other person who has this virus. These people are found in Arizona and California. CDC team is working to support them and to investigate on the reasons.
According to Reuters, It is observed that there is no any other infection found in people from Monday but approximately 110 cases with this virus are currently under observation in Unites States. The most recent fatality that is observed it was in a 50 years old man. He was living in Beijing and traveled to Wuhan. Due to sought medical attention he tested by doctor and after 1 day the man was confirmed with corona virus. Due to this disease of respiratory failure he died on Monday.
According to CNN, the second death is occurred on island province of Hainan. The 80 year old woman from Wuhan who was on island is observed with same death reason.
The World Health Organization’s has been confirmed the number of cases that are found in different countries such as Thailand, Japan, Hong Kong, Taipei, China, Macau, United state and Republic of Korea. After investigation it’s stated that all people with these cases were traveled to Wuhan.
The WHO said in a statement that it is also expected to find these cases in many other countries. They given suggestion that all countries should be prepared for containment, include active surveillance, early detection, isolation and case management, contact tracing and prevention of onward spread of 2019 nCoV infection.
Level 3 health warning issued for Wuhan:
The CDC cleared the people about health warning regarding travel to Wuhan, China to a level 3. They stopped the people to not travel Wuhan. According to the CDC they have given suggestions such as:
Director General of WHO said that there is human to human transmission in China but now they should be careful to make limited contact with family groups and health workers especially infected people. But they are also not sure that it will not happen in China and outside China the human to human transmission. According to a report in China, they have banned on vehicles to make any transportation in and out of Wuhan. Even they are also unknown by the exact source of this virus.
Tests rule out MERS and SARS:
According to WHO, the observed cases of pneumonia in Wuhan, the corona virus is pointed as possible pathogen that are causing this cluster, this information was provided by Chinese authorities.
According to Chinese authorities, SARS-CoV, influenza, avian influenza, adenovirus and some other common infection agents test are ruled out in laboratory. According to previous history after the tests, about 8000 people were indicated with the infection of SARS virus and 800 people died in 2002 pandemic. It is estimated that about 40 countries get infected with SARS virus in 2002 and 2003. In Saudi Arabia, the same type of virus was indicated with a similar outbreak of MERS in 2013.
According to the WHO, MERS is identifies as the reasons of about 800 people’s death throughout the world. Corona virus has a large family of viruses. They can easily transmit from person to person and they also cause less severe diseases such as common cold or influenza, cough, headache etc. but it can also cause severe diseases in some people.
Corona virus’s infection link to local food market:
It is observed that in China media reported that there is a local wholesale seafood market. The people who get illness in December they were sellers of that market. This market is indicated as the reason from which the virus may transmit. It’s has been shut down now according to the CDC. It is also stated that the transmission of that virus started from animal to human at that particular area of China.
Causes of Psoriasis
Psoriasis occurs when autoimmune disorder affects your skin. It is chronic conditions which can manage with treatment but no cure is available for it. In this condition your skin cells undergoes a life cycle and show rapid development of skin cells on the surface of skin. On the skin surface extra skin cells make it thick and give scaly patches. These are also known as plaques. The areas on which plaques often develop are elbow, knees, and scalp, and lower back, palms of the hands and soles of the feet.
The areas on which they develop become red and itchy scales feel there. These scales are also very painful and give burning like sensations. If you have psoriasis then you are already familiar with the symptoms and pain. Many of the triggers are there to give this chronic condition.Causes of Psoriasis People still unknown by many of questions that come in mind when you study it or when you have it.
What causes psoriasis?
The basic reason behind psoriasis is not sure but medical researchers are working on it. Some of the people also described many theories to give answer that why people develop psoriasis. It is estimated that it’s also closely related to cause by inherit genes. According to the National Psoriasis Foundation, it is estimated that about 10 percent people get this condition by inheritance. But in 10 percent people about 2 to 3 percent people develop with this condition.
After study researchers identify that there are about 25 genes variants that can make changing in the genes behave and in T cells behavior. The second name of immune system cells is T cells. These cells basically function as to fight off the invaders such as bacteria and virus that causes diseases and disorders.Causes of Psoriasis Sometimes in psoriasis patients their T cells mistakenly start to attack the healthy cells and cause many of the reactions due to immune system. Behind these, there are many triggers that cause these reactions. The reactions can include:
Triggers of psoriasis:
The symptoms of psoriasis or any other disease also depend on the triggers which vary from person to person. Triggers are also varying as environmentally or physically. Some common triggers are including:
When you are experiencing with psoriasis you can indicate specific triggers by tracking it. If you have an appointment with a doctor so your healthcare provider will help you to identify your pinpoint of triggers by medications. But before taking medications you should tell about the prescription or over-the-counter medications that you may have taken before it. Then doctor will recommend you medications accordingly and don’t try to stop medications unless your doctor doesn’t recommend you to stop.
When you treat by a doctor, if you have this condition in your genes then they can’t change your genes but they can recommend the ways to control or reduce the symptoms by treatments. In treatments they may give you topical medications, oral medications or receiving injections to reduce the symptoms of psoriasis. Some other treatments such as phototherapy or light therapy can also help to reduce its symptoms. These types of treatments involved ultraviolet light which help to slow growth of skin cells and also inflammation. It can also reduce by changing lifestyle. Some of the preventions are given below.
Stress is not good for any disease as it has negative impacts on health. But with psoriasis it can cause inflammatory reactions. Stress highly leads to symptoms of psoriasis. You can also reduce or release stress by doing exercise, yoga, meditating or by some therapies.
Your skin is very sensitive organ. Triggers of psoriasis may include injury of skin, sunburn and scraps. If you have any injury on your skin so you should practice of good skin care and take precautions. Always use sunscreen and wear a hat or goggles when you are outside. Even you should do cautions when you doing some activities indoor.
Good hygiene is a best way to not get any disease or to reduce symptoms of any disease. Always wash your hand before eating anything and also after eating or doing any activity. Don’t try to use personal items of any other person. Avoid sharing cups and utensils. If you get any injury so try to take care it or cover it to avoid infection.
If you are taking healthy or proper diet then you will be always fit and healthy. If you are over weighted then try to lose excessive weight as obesity leads many other health issues. Do exercise on daily basis and eat healthy food.
As psoriasis has no cure it can only be controlled by treatment. Your healthcare provider will help you more to relieve pain; itching and also discomfort can ease symptoms of it. Try to know the triggers and always make a distance from those triggers. These some steps will help you to reduce the symptoms and discomfort.
Psoriasis is a disease which causes an autoimmune condition. In this disease skin cells start buildup rapidly and produce in large number. They grow deep in the skin and after sometime develop on the skin surface. Its life cycle is about one month. Sometimes they show production process within few days and appear on the skin surface but it causes problem as skin cells don’t have time to fall off as quickly. There overproduction causes scaling on the skin. Skin shows inflammation and redness. These psoriasis scales also causes whitish-silver and red patches. These patches will change into crack and bleed.
Psoriasis scales are mostly show their production at some areas of body such as they are most common on joints, elbows and knees. They can also develop on some other areas such as hands, feet, neck, scalp and face. It is also observed that they are less commonly affected on nails, mouth and area around the genitals.
According to a study, about 7.4 million people of America are found with this disease. It’s also associated with some other conditions which may include:
Different types of psoriasis:
Psoriasis has types that vary in different ages. Psoriasis is divided into five different types depending on the areas on which they develop and also on severity. There five types are given here:
This is the most common type of psoriasis. It causes redness and inflammation or patches on the areas of skin such as elbows, knees and scalp. These types of patches are mostly covered with whitish-silver scale or plaques. About 80 percent people with this condition have plaque psoriasis that is estimated by the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD).
Guttate psoriasis is found in childhood. In this type they show small pink spots on the skin. The torso, arms and legs are the areas where they are found commonly. These spots are also look like plaque psoriasis but sometimes they are thick.
Pustular psoriasis is a common type of psoriasis they develops in adults. They develop on hands, feet and some other areas of body. They look like redness, inflamed skin, whit and pus filled blisters. It is also widespread condition.
It shows redness, shiny or inflamed skin on bright areas of skin surface. Inverse psoriasis is commonly found in the areas of armpits or breasts, in the groin, or skin folds in the genital area.
Erythrodermic psoriasis is also observed as more severe and rare type of psoriasis. This type is considered as more severe because it develops at once on a large surface area of body. The skin looks like sunburned and scales on the skin may often slough off in a very large area of skin. Fever or illness is common with this type of psoriasis. It also leads life-threatening conditions, so people with this condition should immediate checkup.
Symptoms of psoriasis:
Psoriasis symptoms differ from person to person on the basis of severity and the patches or the areas where they develop. Everyone has not experience with same symptoms of this condition. Some people may experience with all given conditions and some may have totally different symptoms other than these. Symptoms of it also depend on the disease causing triggers. It is easy to observe the symptoms of this disease depending on the area of psoriasis. Here are some common symptoms which may observe in psoriasis conditions. They may include:
Psoriasis has a complete life cycle of it which helps to indicate the symptoms also. Sometimes people may have severe symptoms but in some people here sever symptoms may cause for a few days or weeks, at that time symptoms may unnoticeable and clear up easily. In some people with this condition may have disappearance of it at the early stage. Sometimes there are no active signs of it and you may have remission of it. It doesn’t mean it cannot come back again as it can come back anytime when you have in touch with the triggers of conditions.
Is psoriasis a contagious disease?
The people may consider psoriasis as a contagious disease which can pass from one person to other person by making contact. But it’s wrong, it’s not a contagious disease and it cannot pass by touching any psoriasis lesions.
Diagnose of the right disease is very important. If you visit a doctor so doctor will tell you about two necessary tests or examinations.
Physical examination is easy and common way to diagnose any disease by asking or observing the physical factors. It will also help to distinguish this type from other conditions. While examine by a doctor, you should tell about all the problems which you are suffering and also the areas where you have. Then doctor will let you about the right treatment and precautions.
Biopsy is the best way to diagnose the disease if your doctor is unable to confirm your condition. In this doctor will take a small skin sample to test or examine the disease. This way is known as biopsy. Biopsy may do when you have appointment with doctor or it may do in doctor’s office or in a lab. If your doctor takes a sample then doctor will send this sample to lab to diagnose the disease.
After the results doctor will call you for an appointment and to discuss your disease and the treatment as well.