LEARN ABOUT YOUR SKIN AND BODY
The skin is the largest organ of the body, with a total area of about 20 square feet. The skin protects us from microbes and the elements, helps regulate body temperature, and permits the sensations of touch, heat, and cold.
Skin has three layers:
- epidermis, the outermost layer of skin, provides a waterproof barrier and creates our skin tone.
- The dermis, beneath the epidermis, contains tough connective tissue, hair follicles, and sweat glands.
- The deeper subcutaneous tissue (hypo-dermis) is made of fat and connective tissue.
- Rash: Nearly any change in the skin’s appearance can be called a rash. Most rashes are from simple skin irritation; others result from medical conditions.
- Dermatitis: A general term for inflammation of the skin. Atopic dermatitis (a type of eczema) is the most common form.
- Eczema: Skin inflammation (dermatitis) causing an itchy rash. Most often, it’s due to an overactive immune system.
- Psoriasis: An autoimmune condition that can cause a variety of skin rashes. Silver, scaly plaques on the skin are the most common form.
- Dandruff: A scaly condition of the scalp may be caused by seborrheic dermatitis, psoriasis, or eczema.
- Acne: The most common skin condition, acne affects over 85% of people at some time in life.
- Cellulitis: Inflammation of the dermis and subcutaneous tissues, usually due to an infection. A red, warm, often painful skin rash generally results.
- Skin abscess (boil or furuncle): A localized skin infection creates a collection of pus under the skin. Some abscesses must be opened and drained by a doctor in order to be cured.
- Rosacea: A chronic skin condition causing a red rash on the face. Rosacea may look like acne, and is poorly understood.
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YONI (THE VAGINA)
Here, we look at the anatomy of the vagina and how to do a self-exam.
The diagram below shows the placement of the vagina in the vulva, visible externally.
"During your period, washing more than once a day may be helpful," says Dr Elneil, who points out that keeping the perineal area between the vagina."
A person can carry out a self-exam of their vagina to check for any unusual changes that may indicate a health issue. Self-exams are helpful alongside regular gynecologist pelvic examinations and cervical screening.
People can carry out a self-exam of their vagina when they are not menstruating. For a self-exam, they will need:
- a handheld mirror
- a small light or torch
- pillows, for comfort
People can carry out a self-exam by following these steps:
- Wash the hands with soap and water.
- Remove clothing from below the waist.
- Lean against a wall or pillows to support the body.
- Bend the knees, keeping both feet flat on the floor and the legs wide apart.
- Hold the mirror and light in front of the vagina.
- Use one hand to spread the opening of the vagina.
- Place a finger inside the vagina and gently feel the walls of the vagina, which will feel similar to the roof of the mouth.
- Feel for any lumps, bumps, or raised areas that could be sores or unusual growths.
- To feel for the cervix, it may help to move to a squatting position.
- Gently insert the finger deeper into the vagina to feel the cervix, which may feel similar to the tip of the nose.
Vaginal discharge can change slightly in consistency and color during the menstrual cycle, pregnancy, and menopause. Healthy discharge is usually clear to white or pale yellow, and it can have a mild odor.
KEEPING YOUR VAGINA CLEAN AND HEALTHY
In-text: ("Keeping your vagina clean and healthy", 2021)
Your Bibliography: Keeping your vagina clean and healthy. (2021). Retrieved 29 May 2021, from https://www.nhs.uk/live-well/sexual-health/keeping-your-vagina-clean-and-healthy/
THE SKIN (HUMAN ANATOMY): PICTURE, DEFINITION, FUNCTION, AND SKIN CONDITIONS
In-text: ("The Skin (Human Anatomy): Picture, Definition, Function, and Skin Conditions", 2021)
Your Bibliography: The Skin (Human Anatomy): Picture, Definition, Function, and Skin Conditions. (2021). Retrieved 29 May 2021, from https://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/picture-of-the-skin