Most common cause of fever blisters and cold sores is Herpes Simplex (HSV-1). Statistics have shown that, about 85% people of the world are affected by this disease. Because of the lack of knowledge and ignorance of the mass population, HSV infects millions of people. Both men and women have the equal chance of getting this disease. HSV may be generalized or localized. Gums and mouth are the two places where infection resides.
The very first sign of the HSV is known as sores followed by blisters which may occur in other parts of the body. HSV-1 virus enters into the body without notice and people don’t realize the presence of this disease. The symptoms and signs of HSV-1 vary from person to person. Oral-sex is responsible for most of the cases. And children are the affected group of HSV. Through saliva, semen, it spreads from one to another. Infants can get affected by the infected mother.
Symptoms of other disease may similar to HVS. So, treatment becomes difficult. Often HSV spreads through flu like symptoms and spread throughout the body without the knowledge of the patient. Mild fever, vaginal disorder, headache, boredom are very common symptoms. HSV-2 occurs in the childhood along with fever and ulcers. On the cheek and gums, pharyngitis may develop in the primary stage. Problems occur in swallowing. For some people sunlight aid HSV to attack the human being. When sores are seen around lips avoid kissing someone until the sores gone.
The main source of this disease is through human. So, infected person is advised to refrain from mixing with a normal person. After primary outbreak is resolved within 2 weeks, virus moves to other body parts and resides there in hidden form. Taking precaution is very much needed to stay safe against this disease. Most people suffer one or two attacks within a year. If the immune system is damaged, it can help sores to spread more areas with infection. You can take dental treatment under the HSV suffering stage.
To avoid the painful situation, try to follow these steps. Drink pure water. Keep the affected area clean and dry. Always wear loose fitting cloths. Stay away from any oral-sex contact, do not kiss anybody, and take the medicine in proper time.
Many treatments and formulas have been developed to use as a cure against HSV, but no certain formula is found to be the unique cure. Still doctors may prescribe some tests and drugs to determine the presence of HSV in the human body. Herbal treatment is also very much useful in preventing the disease. Some other medication includes vaccines, and antiviral pills are prescribed generally. Patient can take pain reliever along with those medicines. Vaccination can be given to children and adults as a precaution. Ointment cream is also helpful in the HSV treatment process.
It is obvious that most people don’t know about the different stages of HSV. Type 1 virus can be cured and avoided whereas type two viruses can be controlled to some extent by using some medication. For every time you must consult a doctor. Stay safe and live a healthy life without getting infected by HSV.