You might feel discomfort and dissatisfaction if you look at the mirror and find some blisters at your mouth. If the case is so, it is likelihood that you may have affected by Herpes simplex disease. It is very common disease that people get affected around the world. Only educating yourself and get knowledge about this infection of this virus can prevent you to stay away from it.
There are two types of this disease such as HSV-1 and HSV-2. The virus has several alternative names i.e. Fever blister, cold sore, Oral herpes simplex, Herpes simplex – oral etc. The patients suffered painful blisters around the mouth area. There are some common causes of having this situation. Type 1 affects a person through oral sex contact via saliva, skin or mucous, fecal-oral route, needles, blood transfusions, mother to fetus etc.
It is very alarming that most people don’t trace anything about this disease when get infected. Generally, People at the age of 20 and Children between one to five years old suffers this condition. But at any ages this virus can enter and do harm to us. Initial symptom exposed within one or two weeks after infection. Primary epidemic can be mild or severe. The lesions can be exposed on the gums, in the throat or mouth, on the face. Patient may experience problem in the time of swallowing. Later epidemic expressed by, sun exposure, fever, menstruation, stress.
Learning is very much needed to be safe against the HSV. Infected person should refrain from kissing or oral intercourse during the treatment period. Consult a skilled medical doctor when you find any sort of suspicion of HSV.
If early detected, this disease can be prevented and cured. Doctors may prescribe some tests like, viral DNA test, viral culture or Tzanck test to determine the presence of HSV. Some antiviral i.e. Pancyclovir, Valacyclovir, Acyclovir, Famciclovir are some drugs that your doctors may advised to take. Though those medicines are not well known, but every time before using any drug you should consult with a doctor.
In nutritional supplements such as Zinc, Propolis and Lysine, HVS medication can also be found which control the outbreak. Those supplements help to increase the immune system. There are some herbal formulas as peppermint oil, tea tree oil, aloe, lemon balm can be effective. One thing to note that those formulas may not give you full cure rather lessens your discomfort and pain to some extent.
Sometimes no medication is needed for the patients having mild symptom. Taking lukewarm baths and Wearing loose fitting cloths may reduce the discomfort. You may apply ice to the infected area. Stress can be a factor which may cause outbreak. So, go and get relax with meditation and acupuncture. Remember that if you are fully aware of the HSV and take precaution and meditation timely, you can get rid of it within very short time. Prevention is better than cure. So, take some preventive actions in order to avoid the painful situation. Herpes Simplex can be cured and patient can be healed fully after the diagnosis and treatment.