Warts - why kissing dangerous?

October 4, 2009

 Warts - is limited warty growths mucous membranes and skin, which can become inflamed and ulcerated. The disease is chronic and widespread in developed countries.

 Warts - why kissing dangerous?

Types of warts and their causes

Warts are the following types:

  • Extensive warts - mushroom growths with a wide base. They usually occur in syphilis and yaws (a chronic skin disease, the cause of which is the pallidum).
  • Genital warts. They have thin legs and lobed structure with a plurality of protrusions, in appearance reminiscent of cauliflower or raspberries.

Genital warts - a disease which is caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV) types of the sixth and eleventh. Infection with HPV is most often occurs through contact with infected skin or mucous membranes (usually sexually). It can also be domestic infection, but it is much rarer. Probably infected children during childbirth.

The virus, which has remained in the skin and mucous accumulates and multiplies within cells. First, it occurs in the deeper layers, but HPV gradually moves to the surface. Cells in which the virus is, start uncontrollably share a portion of skin or mucous membrane grows and formed warts.

HPV may be the cause of the flat warts of the cervix Cervical warts - possibly precancerous condition  Cervical warts - possibly precancerous condition
   - The most dangerous manifestations of infection. This is due to a possible transition of the state to cervical cancer.

 Warts - why kissing dangerous?

Manifestations of warts

This infection may be long dormant (latent) condition and does not appear at this time. This period can last from several weeks to several years, but an average of three months.

Warts can have the following location:

  • The skin of the perineum
  • Large and small labia
  • The clitoris
  • Vagina
  • Cervix
  • Outside the urethral opening
  • The head of the penis
  • Frenulum
  • The inner leaf of the foreskin
  • The skin of the scrotum and the shaft of the penis
  • Perianal area (around the anus)
  • Rectum
  • Oral cavity

The disease begins with the appearance in these areas of small nodules clustered pink, which gradually grow. Sometimes warts long time do not change their number and size. These structures can be injured, bleeding and disrupt normal sexual life. Warts cause psychological discomfort, reduced self-esteem because of the cosmetic defect. They may also become an obstacle during childbirth.

 Warts - why kissing dangerous?


To diagnose genital warts, your doctor is usually sufficient inspection. In a typical course of the disease to identify and define the type of HPV is not required. All patients with genital warts have to be tested for HIV and syphilis Syphilis - punishment of Venus  Syphilis - punishment of Venus
 . The main method of diagnosis of genital warts are wide inspection and confirmation of the presence of syphilis or yaws patient laboratory methods. For the diagnosis of flat warts will require inspection of the cervix during colposcopy.

Women often take for genital warts mikropapillomatoz labia. It is a separate small nodules symmetrically disposed within the vestibule and the inner surface of the labia minora. But this condition is not a disease. In men, genital warts are sometimes confused with papular necklace penis (symmetrical knots diameter of about one millimeter in bridles and head), which is also a variant of the norm.

 Warts - why kissing dangerous?


There are many treatments for warts, though none of them is universal. All of them are symptomatic. This means that each of these methods is directed only to the removal or reduction in symptoms, but will still remain HPV in humans.

The most common treatments for warts Warts - treatment must be expert  Warts - treatment must be expert

  • Cryosurgery with liquid nitrogen. This technique is well tolerated and does not require anesthesia. Warts are destroyed by low temperatures and scarring after this almost never happens.
  • Electrocoagulation - impact on warts heat. Unlike the previous method, wherein the method requires anesthesia. In place of the deleted warts may remain scars.
  • Laser removal of warts. This method is a reserve (spare), and start with a treatment of genital warts is not recommended. After the laser exposure and may remain scars.
  • Podophyllotoxin (Kondilin) ​​- herbal drug that causes necrosis (death of) warts. Despite the fact that it is intended for self-use, the drug is recommended only after consulting your doctor. Podoksifillin is contraindicated in pregnant women due to the fact that it adversely affects fetal development. Therefore, women of childbearing age should give up sex life during treatment or during this period to show them reliable contraception.
  • Interferon. The drug cut away the warts, and administered intramuscularly. Often during treatment with flu-like condition: fever, chills, malaise. It is a side effect of interferon, which makes it difficult to use.

The method of treatment of genital warts are individually selected by the attending physician. This takes into account the number and location of growths. Sometimes it is possible independent warts disappear, so in some cases, the doctor may advise not to carry out the treatment.

In order to avoid relapse (re-formation of genital warts), to avoid the factors that reduce immunity: hypothermia, fatigue, smoking, alcohol abuse, severe stress and vitamin deficiencies.

Treatment of flat warts Flat warts - the most dangerous form  Flat warts - the most dangerous form
   It conducted a comprehensive and combines removal of tumors and strengthening therapy. To remove warts most often used cryosurgery, electrocoagulation, laser therapy, chemical destruction and radiosurgery.

Extensive warts disappear during the treatment of the diseases against which they are incurred. Usually used for this purpose antibiotics.

Regardless of the type of warts in patients with the first signs of the disease should consult a doctor. This will allow timely treatment and avoid adverse effects.

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Ointment for genital herpes - important properties

May 22, 2013

 ointment for genital herpes
 Ointment for genital herpes, some patients try to apply yourself. No wonder that the effectiveness of such treatment is extremely low - recurrences occur again and again. It is necessary that the ointment prescribed by the doctor on the testimony, only then can we achieve the desired therapeutic effect.

 Ointment for genital herpes - important properties

Why ointment for genital herpes do not take yourself

Genital herpes can be primary (it is more severe and long-term) and relapsing. Recurrent genital herpes can occur easily in the form of the disease moderate and hard. All these conditions require different approaches to treatment.

In most cases, the treatment of the symptoms of genital herpes are used complex treatment, which consists of antiviral drugs in common (systemic) and local action, immunomodulators (they are appointed only by the results of a special study of blood - immunogram), immunostimulants plant origin (have a general stimulatory effect on the immune system ) and antioxidants that inhibit the toxic effects on the cells of tissue free radical (cells and so suffer from the "invasion" viruses).

In severe recurrent genital herpes often require chronic administration of small doses of antiviral drugs. This is called suppressive therapy (overwhelming), just so often treat recurrent genital herpes in the world - it prevents the appearance of complications in the patient and reduces the risk of his sexual partners.

It should now be understood why application of even the most effective self ointments from genital herpes is unlikely to bring relief to patients.

 Ointment for genital herpes - important properties

Ointment for genital herpes acyclovir

Acyclovir is the first antiviral drug that is used to treat genital herpes for several decades. On the basis of available acyclovir creams and ointments for topical treatment of herpes infections. For example, the very popular Zovirax Cream 5% Zovirax - time-proven antiviral drug  Zovirax - time-proven antiviral drug
   (international pharmaceutical concern GlaxoSmithKline). When applying this cream to the affected skin and mucous membranes of the genitals of its active substance acyclovir Acyclovir - as it is safe?  Acyclovir - as it is safe?
   rapidly penetrates into the surface epithelial cells, infected with herpes simplex virus Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple  Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple
 It enters the DNA of the virus and it suspends reproduction.

The cream is applied thinly to the affected and adjacent to them, healthy skin and mucous membranes five times a day. The course of treatment should last no less than four and not more than ten days. Cream is applied with a cotton swab How to use sanitary pad - basic precautions  How to use sanitary pad - basic precautions
   or simply washed clean hands to avoid infection of additional lesions (on the hands and genitals has a lot of microorganisms can cause further infections on inflamed skin or mucous membranes).

Contraindications for use Zovirax is only hypersensitivity to its components. Side effects are known allergic reactions are very rare.

Zovirax can be used both alone and in Combination with other medicines prescribed by your doctor.

 Ointment for genital herpes - important properties

Ointment (gel) from genital herpes Viru-Merz serol

1% gel Viru-Merz serol also often used in the treatment of genital herpes. He produced the pharmaceutical company Merz Pharma (Germany). Active ingredient of the drug is tromantadine also have an antiviral effect. However, the mechanism of action differs from the mechanism of action of acyclovir. It inhibits the deposition on the surface of cells, and the ingress of herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. This drug addiction never develop viruses.

Gel is applied in the initial stages, until the surface bubbles. When applied to the affected areas of the body cover of Viru-Merz gel serol removes typical characteristic manifestations of such onset, the pain burning and itching, reduces the duration of the current recurrence, prolongs remission. When used in the first two hours after onset of infection inhibits further development.

The gel is applied to the damaged areas of skin and mucous membranes from three to five times a day (and may be more frequently), gently rubbing for two days. If after this improvement does not occur, the manufacturers recommend to consult a doctor for treatment, he corrected.

Do not use this gel Viru-Merz serol the appearance of the skin or mucous membranes of bubbles (vesicles), as well as in case of hypersensitivity to the components of this drug. Side effects of the gel only known allergic reactions (rare).

Ointments are widely used for the treatment of genital herpes, but they must appoint a physician.

Galina Romanenko

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