The cure for genital herpes - a prescription

May 21, 2013

 cure for genital herpes
 Basic drugs from genital herpes - a antivirals are assigned throughout the world, both in the form of a general (systemic) therapy, as well as topical treatment. In our country, in treatment of genital herpes are also immunomodulatory agents and anti-oxidants Antioxidants: the truth about the notorious benefits  Antioxidants: the truth about the notorious benefits

 The cure for genital herpes - a prescription

Antiviral drugs for systemic effects

Antivirals for systemic use (effect on the entire body) actions are applied in order as quickly as possible to relieve the symptoms of the disease. In the primary genital herpes, such drugs are taken in large enough doses course duration. When recurrent genital herpes with mild or moderate course of their prescribed a short course with the appearance of precursors of disease (tingling, discomfort, and so on) or the characteristic rash on the skin or mucous membranes.

In severe forms of genital herpes when the exacerbation of the disease occur more than 6 times a year, these drugs are administered in low doses for a very long time, up to a year or more.

Antiviral drugs for systemic effects, used today for the treatment of patients with genital herpes are acyclovir Acyclovir - as it is safe?  Acyclovir - as it is safe?
 , Valacyclovir and famciclovir.

Acyclovir - this is the first antiviral medicine for genital herpes. It's quite effective and non-toxic drug that affects only the infected with herpes simplex virus Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple  Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple
   (HSV) cells. It is embedded in the DNA of the virus and stops its reproduction. In healthy cells acyclovir has no effect. Long-term use of this drug has shown that it is safe, but not always effective, so to replace him today come more effective drugs of the same group.

Valacyclovir - a cure for genital herpes of the second generation. Velatsiklovir also acts as acyclovir, but more effective and long lasting. It has several more side effects on healthy cells but does not affect the tissues. Therefore, acyclovir and valacyclovir is absolutely safe to use long courses during suppressive therapy.

The drug is the latest generation of famciclovir. In its application to the DNA of the virus has inhibitory effect is another matter, not the same as acyclovir and valacyclovir in. This substance is an active and long (up to 12 hours) inhibits the proliferation of HSV, but at high doses may have an impact on healthy tissue, so famciclovir should be used with greater caution than the other antiviral drugs.

 The cure for genital herpes - a prescription

Antiviral drugs topical

As a rule, the primary genital herpes and an exacerbation of recurrent genital herpes prescribe antiviral drugs is not only common, but also local action. Sometimes the treatment proceeds readily occasional relapses, and recurrences in the treatment of pregnant women, local treatment is applied only.

Widely used ointments and creams on the basis of acyclovir (acyclovir, Zovirax Zovirax - time-proven antiviral drug  Zovirax - time-proven antiviral drug
   and others). They are applied to the affected areas of skin and mucous membranes of the genital to five times per day. The course of treatment can have a different length and is usually appointed by the doctor.

Antiviral Viru-Merz gel serol inhibits the absorption and penetration of the virus into the cell. Virus immunity to the drug occurs. It relieves pain, burning and itching that occur in the early stages of recurrence, reduces the duration of the disease, lengthen periods of remission. If you start treatment within the first hours after the onset of his symptoms, he warns the further development of infection. Do not use this gel Viru-Merz serol at genital herpes after the formation of bubbles, as well as increased sensitivity to the patient's body to him. The gel is applied to the affected area three to five times a day (it is possible and more often), gently rubbing. The duration of treatment determined by the doctor.

Locally also appoint panavir gel with antiviral and immunomodulatory effects. It is applied to the affected areas twice daily.

 The cure for genital herpes - a prescription

Immunomodulatory drugs

These medications include drugs based on interferon (an antiviral protein, which the body's cells produce the introduction of virus), for example, and Genferon viferon, which are used in the form of rectal suppositories. So introduced interferon exerts immunomodulatory and antiviral effect.

In the treatment of genital herpes, you can use a lot of drugs, which ones - tell the doctor.

Galina Romanenko

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Acute vaginitis - the most common disease in women

April 4, 2013

  • Acute vaginitis - the most common disease in women
  • Treatment

 acute vaginitis
 Acute vaginitis is very common, but it can cause all sorts of reasons. The most common cause of vaginitis Vaginitis: Causes - infection, and decreased immunity  Vaginitis: Causes - infection, and decreased immunity
   It is an infection. But also non-infectious factors can cause inflammation of the vagina. This allergic reaction, exposure to chemical, physical and mechanical factors.

 Acute vaginitis - the most common disease in women

Why can begin acute vaginitis

The cause of acute vaginitis can become infected from a partner infection, a sexually transmitted - a common cause of acute vaginitis. So can start gonococcal, chlamydial, trichomonal acute vaginitis.

Acute vaginitis can begin in violation of immunity Immunity - types and characteristics in children in adults  Immunity - types and characteristics in children in adults
 , Causing opportunistic microflora, which is always present on the walls of the body starts to grow and penetrate through the mucous membranes and cause disease. Thus begins fungal, viral and non-specific bacterial (caused by staphylococcus, Proteus, E. coli, etc.), acute vaginitis.

Non-specific bacterial vaginitis can start and hit pathogens through the bloodstream from other foci of infection. Such a route of transmission is typical for children - so start vulvovaginitises chronic tonsillitis Chronic tonsillitis - inflammation of the tonsils  Chronic tonsillitis - inflammation of the tonsils
   and adenoids.

Finally, acute vaginitis can begin and without infection. The cause may be an allergic reaction, contact with an irritating chemical, mechanical or physical impact. In this connection there is always a risk in the inflammatory process such infection.

Whatever was the cause of acute vaginitis, its beginning and its first manifestations have much in common. But there are also differences in the course of acute vaginitis caused by different reasons.

 Acute vaginitis - the most common disease in women

The main features of

Acute vaginitis always begins suddenly. If the reason for its development was a genital infection, is between the time of infection and the onset of the disease being strictly defined period of time (the incubation period). When gonorrheal vaginitis incubation period lasts from one day to 2-3 weeks, usually 3-5 days, trichomoniasis - from 5 to 15 days for chlamydia - from 5 days to a month. After this period, the first signs of acute vaginitis are common to all types of the disease. If the inflammatory process is very hard, it may suffer a general condition of the patient - there is a malaise, weakness, fever (to moderate numbers).

Against the background of general phenomena appear as burning and itching in the genital area, various kinds of discharge from the genital tract. They can also join frequent painful urination - signs of lower urinary tract.

In acute vaginitis most women seek health care, it allows time to prescribe adequate treatment and to get rid of acute vaginitis. If a woman decides that can cope with such a "trifle" itself, the process is likely to be transferred into chronic, and later for its treatment (as well as for the treatment of complications) have to spend a lot of effort.

 Acute vaginitis - the most common disease in women

Peculiarities of certain types of acute vaginitis

During acute vaginitis of various origins may have both similarities and differences. For example, gonococcal vaginitis characterized by abundant muco-purulent discharge for Trichomonas - foul-smelling foam for fungal - cheesy deposits on the walls of the vagina and the milky white discharge. The characteristic features of herpes vaginitis are bubbles with clear content on the walls of the vagina, which burst with the formation of erosions, then healing without scarring.

All these features allow the doctor to have during the inspection suggest that was the cause of the disease. But not all so simple: the majority of acute vaginitis are mixed. That is why it is important to fully examine the woman to identify all the pathogens and only then prescribe adequate treatment.

Acute vaginitis, even if they are caused by a mixed infection respond well to treatment. But after the treatment it is imperative to carry out laboratory monitoring izlechennnosti. Without this acute vaginitis may remain undertreated and go into a chronic form, to cope with which it will be much harder.

Acute vaginitis - a serious disease. Treat it should obstetrician controlled laboratory studies. Trying to cope with acute vaginitis alone can lead to an infection, "hide" and will "explore new territory" and its first manifestations are various complications, especially infertility and miscarriage Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?  Miscarriage - why you lose the most precious thing?