- Treatment of herpes on the lips - not so simple
For external use in the treatment of herpes on the lips
A popular remedy for herpes
The remedy for herpes - which is better?
on the lips is Corvalol. Corvalol from herpes on the lips is used as a symptomatic treatment. The structure of this drug include the essential oil of peppermint
Mint and its useful properties: aromatic freshness
and alcohol, promotes healing herpetic vesicles, reduce itching and inflammation. Corvalol also has an antiseptic effect and reduces the risk of additional bacterial infection. In the treatment of cold sores on the lips Corvalol runs twice as fast.
Liquid Corvalol richly moistened cotton swab or gauze is applied to the affected area of the skin on the lip and hold a few seconds. The procedure is done one - two times a day until complete recovery.
Another popular remedy is now a patch of cold sores on the lips, which is manufactured by Johnson & Johnson. Masking antigerpichesky Compeed patch is imperceptible on a skin patch, which is manufactured using technology hydrocolloid-075, through which significantly reduced the healing time of herpes sores on the lips.
The patch may be applied to the affected area of the skin at any stage of herpetic process. It protects the skin from further spread of the viral infection, a bacterial infection of accession, quickly relieves burning and itching, accelerates the healing of sores on the lip without forming a crust.
In addition, the plaster perfectly mask herpes on the lips, making him invisible. On top of the patch can be applied lipstick and concealer. The patch should not be used on mucous membranes.
Preparations from herpes on the lips systemic effects
How to cure cold sores on the lip if antiviral agents for external use do not help? In this case the system is assigned antiviral treatment. Such treatment may appoint a doctor. For systemic antiviral treatment using antiviral drugs such as acyclovir
Acyclovir - as it is safe?
, Valacyclovir and famciclovir.
Acyclovir - an antiviral drug of first generation. This is a cure for herpes on the lips, and is widely used today. Tablets from herpes on the lips Acyclovir is used to treat herpes infections often recur.
Acyclovir has a high selective effect on herpes viruses. Inside the virus-infected cells by the viral enzymes, a series of sequential reactions in the conversion of neutral acyclovir active substances, in particular acyclovir triphosphate. Last integrated into the viral DNA chain and blocks its synthesis by suppressing thus the multiplication of viruses. Acyclovir herpes on the lips is assigned individually selected dosage. Adults and children over three years of his prescribed 200 mg five times a day for five days. Injections of herpes on the lips (acyclovir by injection) in this form of herpes infection are rarely used.
Acyclovir is generally well tolerated, but may cause side effects such as abdominal pain
Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
, Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, transient liver function abnormalities, changes in the cellular composition of blood, headache, weakness, tremors, dizziness, fatigue, drowsiness, confusion, hallucinations, disturbances of skin sensitization, allergic reaction. Is contraindicated cure herpes on the lips of its components in case of intolerance, children up to 3 years and during breastfeeding.
Antiviral tablets against herpes on the lips of the latest generation of valacyclovir and famciclovir used for rapid suppression of herpes infection on the lips. Valacyclovir (Valtrex) has the same effect as acyclovir, but faster, longer and more efficiently. Herpes on the lips valaciclovir taking 2 g (four 500 mg tablets) twice with an interval of 12 hours. Usually, this is sufficient for the complete suppression of herpes simplex virus replication.
The most modern and effective against herpes on the lips - famciclovir (Famvir) - this is an antiviral drug, the effect of which is somewhat different from the mechanism of action of acyclovir. If ingestion famvir turns active penciclovir which is in virus-infected cells for more than 12 hours suppressing their reproduction. For the treatment of herpes on the lips famvir prescribe a single dose of 1, 5 g (3tabletki 500 mg).
How to cure cold sores on the lips? Treatment of patients with recurrent herpes - it's not an easy task. The main goal of treatment is to strengthen the body's defenses, which would keep the herpes simplex virus in a dormant state. The problem of treatment of relapses easier - is the suppression of viral replication of herpes simplex, which reduces inflammation.
People's treatment of herpes on the lips - is the suppression of viral replication of herpes pi aid infusions herbs (wormwood, lemon balm, St. John's wort, and others.) And the acceleration of the healing elements of an eruption. For healing often use infusions of plants (eg, tincture of St. John's wort).