In the human body well the herpes simplex viruses of several types, so to determine the type of the virus very difficult. Often a person's amaze the viruses of the first and second types. The herpes virus manifests itself in the moment when the human immune system weakened by previous infection, hypothermia, alcohol, etc.
The herpes virus is airborne through contact with a sick person or a virus carrier. Under the action of the virus can develop herpetic dermatitis of the eyelids and conjunctiva. Symptoms of herpes simplex dermatitis is very similar to herpes lips: the eyelids are covered with numerous clusters of bubbles.
HSV second type is only transmitted sexually, it is manifested by lesions on the genitals. 3-7 days after infection on the penis appear swollen bubbles. When the bubbles burst in their place there arise nonhealing erosion. In women, herpetic erosions and blisters develop on the labia, vagina and on the cervix.
As a rule, the doctor detects herpes infection visually. In some cases, tests are performed to determine the herpes virus. For this purpose, use enzyme immunoassay (ELISA) and immunofluorescence analysis, cytomorphological methods, as well as assess the immune status of the patient.
The most reliable study, which allows to detect even a single virus, considered to be polymerase chain reaction (PCR). For the study, you will need to take a scraping from erosion or a tiny bit herpes bladder content. The result ready within a day.
Modern medicine currently has no drugs that can completely destroy the herpes virus. Treatment allows to eliminate clinical manifestations of herpes infection, but the virus is a parasite in the body. In the treatment of cold sores are extensively used antiherpetic ointment: avirax, warpfire, acyclovir, valtrex. The more often you treat the affected area with ointment, the sooner you can get rid of manifestations of herpes infection. In the treatment of genital herpes use valacyclovir, acyclovir or foscarnet. During remission patients with genital herpes vaccine administered, it contains killed viruses of herpes. Vaccination is carried out not rarer than 2 times a year. The number of relapses of the infection after immunization is reduced to 1-2 per year. Treatment of herpes of the lips is frequent lubrication of antiviral ointments. Do not squeeze herpes bubbles, you can introduce infection.
The guarantee of health is a strong immune system. You need to eat right, to take a variety of vitamins and trace elements. In order not to get infected by virus like genital herpes, you must use a condom during sexual intercourse, be faithful to your partner.Take care of your health, lead a healthy lifestyle and then you are not afraid of any virus!