Treatment of herpes zoster in children

Therapy of zoster in children depends on the type of disease. Tinea versicolor develops with the defeat of herpes virus. The main symptom of this disease is a rash in the form of bubbles filled with liquid, which are located along the intercostal nerves. The disease is General weakness, increased body temperature, the appearance of pain at the site of lesions. To treat tinea versicolor, a child is prescribed antiviral drugs (Acyclovir"), antihistamines (Suprastin, Fenkarol", "Tavegil"), antipyretics ("Paracetamol", "Ibuprofen", "Effective").

Completely cure shingles is impossible, because the herpes virus "hides" in nerve endings, the active ingredients of the drugs do not penetrate there. There the virus is dormant and aktiviziruyutsya by reducing the immunity. Prevention of relapse of herpes zoster requires the child's temper, to prevent acute respiratory diseases. Fall and spring required course vitamin for 30 days. During epidemics of colds, we recommend taking antiviral and immunostimulatory drugs in prophylactic doses.

Treatment of ringworm, trichophytosis in children

Among the fungal infections of the skin in children the most common microsporia (ringworm). Microsporia is a highly contagious disease. The source of infection is a sick child, fungi are transmitted through personal care items, clothing, by direct contact. Microspores appears rounded lesions with distinct edges having the contour of the rim of the nodules and bubbles. Lesions merge with each other, on the scalp they are most often found on the edge of the hair growth. When microsporia hair begins to break off at a height of 6-8 mm.

Treatment of children with multiple lesions, is performed in a hospital. Inside prescribe the drug is "Griseofulvin", diseased skin lubricated with anti-fungal ointment. The affected hair shaved off. Therapy should continue to receive 3 negative tests for fungi. In the case of isolated lesions of lichen "Griseofulvin" is not assigned, only used antifungal ointment. Prevention microsporia is in compliance with the rules of personal hygiene.

Ringworm is caused by fungi of the genus Trichophyton, in this case, the condition is called "ringworm". Its symptoms are rashes on the skin having a circular shape with peeling in the center. Along the perimeter of the lesions, there is a border of blisters, nodules, crusts. When trihofitii scalp, the affected hairs break off at a height of 1-2 mm. For the treatment trihofitii is prescribed "Griseofulvin", vitamins, Immunostimulants, external anti-fungal ointment. For the prevention of disease is necessary to observe rules of personal hygiene.