How to quickly get rid of herpes on the lip - what is fair?

July 3, 2014

 how to quickly get rid of herpes on the lip
 Untreated herpes lip extends, on average, for 7-10 days. Exacerbation of herpes is not dangerous, however, cause a lot of inconvenience, if you have an important business meeting, a gala evening, or just a date. Fortunately, there are tools to help you quickly get rid of herpes on the lip.


Ointments zinc oxide and glycine

The study, which was attended by 46 people, it has been found that the use of such ointments help to get rid of herpes on the lips. Those who used ointments, herpes took, on average, for five days, and all the rest - for 6.5 days. Patients began to use the ointment after the first symptoms of herpes on the lips, and applied them to his lips every two hours throughout the day, as long as the symptoms completely disappeared. The same effect has a gel concentration of 1% zinc sulfate.


Antiviral ointment

When used correctly, ointment acyclovir or penciclovir may speed up recovery during exacerbations of herpes. They can be bought over the counter without a prescription, but before you start treatment, it is better to consult a doctor or pharmacist. It is important to know that the antiviral ointment will be effective only if you start using them as soon as you notice the first symptoms of a cold on the lips. If you start to apply the cream when her lips were already visible lesions, it most likely will not give the desired effect.

Those who have a cold on the lips appear very often, you can start to use the ointment as soon as they feel a slight tingling sensation in the skin of the lips - a sign is often the first sign of an approaching worsening of herpes.

Remember that anti-viral agents can not cure herpes - is no medication that would help a person get rid of the virus.


The patches herpes

Hydrocolloid plasters accelerates the healing of herpes rash and perfectly conceals a cold on the lips. Manufacturers say that this patch is almost as effective as acyclovir ointment. It is doubtful, however, if you want to quickly deal with herpes, and look great, despite the cold, hydrocolloid plasters - just what you need. On the surface of lipstick can be applied so that the cold would be completely invisible.


Antiviral tablets

These preparations for oral administration as acyclovir Acyclovir - as it is safe?  Acyclovir - as it is safe?
 , Famciclovir or valacyclovir physicians prescribe relatively rare - usually in patients with severe symptoms of herpes infection and those with weakened immune systems. According to the research, this treatment can speed up recovery for 1-3 days.


Thermal effects

Recently, the market appeared the device is shaped like a lipstick called Gerpoterm intended for the treatment of herpes Treatment of herpes - a serious problem  Treatment of herpes - a serious problem
   on the lips. It warms the surface of the skin to 50 °; it is assumed that such temperature being blocked replication of the virus, whereby a cold on the lips and not displayed. This result can be achieved if we start using Gerpoterm when the first symptoms of herpes on the lips. So far, not been conducted fairly extensive studies confirming the efficacy of this device.


Vitamin C

Vitamin C helps the body fight infections, including - with herpes. As soon as you notice signs of a cold on the lips, take a few pills with ascorbic acid.

Do not be afraid to exceed the recommended daily allowance of vitamin C - will not do harm, of course, if you do not take a daily large doses of vitamins.

In addition, try to eat as many foods rich in vitamin C, especially - citrus fruits.



Garlic - an effective cure for herpes on the lips. Secondly, it can be taken orally - just eat one or two of garlic marigold Garlic health: almost a panacea  Garlic health: almost a panacea
   per day until the cold disappears. Secondly, finely grated garlic or garlic juice can be applied directly to cold sores. It is best to start using this tool as blisters on the lips is still very small, barely noticeable. Do not use garlic juice to burst blisters - this can cause intense burning and irritation of the skin.


Salt and Aloe

Wet your finger in the water and sprinkle it a little fine salt, and giving the finger to the herpes rash on the lip. After 30-60 seconds, put on a bit of a rash of aloe gel Aloe - its amazing healing properties  Aloe - its amazing healing properties
 . Repeat this procedure several times a day until the cold on the lips does not pass.

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Vaccination against human papilloma virus - the purpose and need for vaccination

July 4, 2014

  • Vaccination against human papilloma virus - the purpose and need for vaccination
  • Questions and answers

 vaccination against human papilloma virus
 Scientists believe that vaccination against human papilloma virus can reduce the number of deaths among patients with this disease, at least half, and greatly reduce the number of cases.

Today in some countries, vaccination against HPV for girls aged 11 to 13 years old is included in the vaccination program for children. This vaccine can protect most cases of cervical cancer, provided that it is administered to HPV infection.

Cervical cancer is one of the most common cancers among women younger than 35 years. In the UK alone, where about 63 million people, the disease is diagnosed every day, on average, from eight women. In the world die from this disease tens of thousands of women a year - the most estimated.


What is human papillomavirus?

Speaking of HPV, experts mean large group, which includes more than 150 types of viruses. They are called papilloma viruses because they can lead to the formation of warts Warts - germ of cancer?  Warts - germ of cancer?
 Or papilloma - benign tumors. However, some types of papillomaviruses cause a certain type of cancer; they are sometimes called carcinogenic papillomaviruses.

Of the 150 species of human papillomavirus more than 40 varieties can be transmitted from person to person through sexual contact. Infection can occur when in contact with the genitals, anus, as well as during the occupation of oral sex. Every year papillomavirus infected with dozens or even hundreds of millions of people; its carriers is already at least 60% of the world's population.

In most cases of human papillomavirus infections are asymptomatic, and after some time passes by themselves, but sometimes they persist for many years, and lead to abnormal changes in the cells of various organs.


Who and why we need this vaccine?

Although vaccinated against HPV often do girls can do it and the boys: it not only protects against cervical cancer Cervical cancer: possible cure  Cervical cancer: possible cure
 But also reduces the risk of cancer of the vagina, vulva and anal cancer; the latter is found in both women and men.

Vaccination provides long-term protection, although it does not eliminate the need to undergo regular inspection.

Vaccinations against HPV is recommended to do before the start of sexual activity. Usually done in ages from 11 to 13 years, as young people today often begin having sex in 14-15 years, and the probability of infection of HPV is very high, even if a person has had only one sexual partner. Besides, at this age, response to the vaccine is better than in older patients. The minimum age of the patient, which can be vaccinated against human papillomavirus - 9 years.

In some cases, vaccination against HPV can be done:

  • Girls aged 13 to 26 years old;
  • Young people aged 13 to 21 years.

Vaccination may also be recommended for men up to 26 years old who have sex with men and / or those with weakened immune systems The immune system - how it works?  The immune system - how it works?
   due to HIV infection, other diseases or taking certain potent drugs.


How to be vaccinated against HPV

The vaccine is administered in three doses. The second dose is administered in one or two months after the first and third, six months after the first.



In these cases, vaccination against HPV may be contraindicated or vaccination will have to wait:

  • The patient previously had severe, life-threatening allergic reactions to any component of the vaccine, or at a previous dose of vaccine. For example, allergy to yeast is a contraindication to the vaccine against human papillomavirus;
  • Pregnancy;
  • Moderately severe colds, flu, or some other generally harmless disease - patients with such disorders can be vaccinated only after recovery. If the disease is causing the patient only mild symptoms, it can be vaccinated.



HPV vaccine has been available for more than six years, and its use rarely leads to serious health consequences. However, absolutely every drug may cause certain side effects, such as allergic reactions.

However, the probability of a strong reaction that can cause great harm to human health or even lead to his death, is extremely small.

If such allergic reactions occur, their signs appear within minutes or hours after the administration of the vaccine. Signs of a severe allergic reaction can be extensive skin rash, facial swelling and throat, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, dizziness, Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet  Dizziness - if the ground is slipping from under his feet
 Weakness. When these symptoms should immediately seek medical help.

Additionally, there may be the following side effects, which usually are very quickly:

  • Pain at the injection site (seen in 8 patients out of 10);
  • Redness and swelling (in a case of four);
  • Heat;
  • Increased body temperature (typically it does not exceed 38.3 about );
  • Headache;
  • Fainting. As a rule, if the patient happens to faint, it occurs soon after the injection, often - right in the doctor's office. To avoid this, patients are sometimes recommended to sit or lie down for about fifteen minutes after the vaccine was introduced.