Most patients are well known: if you started genital herpes - treatment is always long. Chronic viral infections such as chronic hepatitis
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, Genital herpes, HIV infection is very common nowadays. Unfortunately, mankind has not learned how to completely remove pathogens from the body of these infections. But make sure that the virus does not cause permanent exacerbation of the disease, it is already possible.
Basic principles of treatment of genital herpes
The causative agent of the disease is herpes simplex virus type II. Once introduced into the human body, it settles there forever. During remission virus hides in the nerve ganglia, and with lowered immunity caused by colds, stress, any past illnesses, injuries, operations and so on, "comes out of the closet" and causes the disease. To suppress the activity of the herpes virus is carried antiviral treatment.
Sometimes the only antiviral drugs to cope with the herpes virus can not - it is said to reduce immunity and require immune, which is held only by the results of a special study of blood - immunogram.
Great importance has antioxidant therapy - suppressing the toxic effects on the cells of free radicals, which are formed during cellular metabolism.
Antiviral treatment of genital herpes carried antiviral drugs such as acyclovir
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, Valacyclovir (Valtrex) and famciclovir (Famvir). The first drug that suppresses the activity of the herpes virus was acyclovir. Later, there were far more effective drugs valacyclovir and famciclovir.
A particularly thorough and requires active treatment first appeared genital herpes because the virus has just penetrated into the body and the latter has not yet been developed against it means to fight - antibodies. Therefore, for the treatment of primary genital herpes applied, higher doses of antiviral drugs for a longer time.
Antiviral treatment recurrence of the disease depends on how often they develop during the year. If the year is not more than 6 recurrences, the precursors or the appearance of the first signs of herpes sores on the genitals conduct short courses of antiviral therapy.
If relapses are frequent, it is held constant (so-called suppressive) antiviral therapy. Small doses of antiviral drugs used for at least eight months. If the background of such therapy relapse was not possible to make a break for two months, and watch the result of the treatment. If relapses reappear, treatment should be resumed.
The laboratory research and clinical practice have shown that prolonged use of antiviral drugs has no negative impact on the human body, as these drugs are activated only in the presence of viruses. Their continued presence in the body inhibits the activity of pathogens.
The positive effect of suppressive antiviral therapy is also a fact that reduces the risk of transmission of herpes sexual partner. If the sexual partner is found herpes simplex virus
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Type II, but no symptoms of the disease, treatment is not assigned to him.
Immunotherapy and antioxidant therapy
Since relapses often occur against the backdrop of persistent or transient (transient, for example, against colds, stress and so on) immunity disorders, the patients underwent a special laboratory blood tests - immunogram. If the immunological revealed some violations, the correction of immunity should be engaged specialist - an immunologist. Appointed by various medications, depending on what parts of immunity suffered.
In order to strengthen overall immunity adjuvants used vegetable - tincture of Siberian Ginseng, Immunal, ginseng, Rhodiola rosea, and so on. Apply these drugs courses and only during remission. At relapse of the disease manifestations of herpes on the background of plant immunostimulants may increase.
For the state of immunity is of great importance metabolism
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cells. It is found that the toxic effect of free radicals cells promotes frequent recurrences of herpes. Therefore, antioxidant therapy always include the treatment of herpes. Usually prescribed vitamin-mineral complexes, which include active antioxidants such as vitamins A, E, C and the mineral selenium.
Treatment of genital herpes for a long period and it must be carried out under the supervision of a physician.
- Treatment of genital herpes