Treatment all types of herpes (1, 2, Zoster virus, Epstein-Barr Virus, CMV, 6, 7 and 8)

Treatment all types of herpes

There are 8 types of herpes virus that affect the human body. Symptoms of some of them are similar, at the other it is very different – the disease is manifested by skin rash, fever, sore throat, defeats psyche and even oncology.

Treatment in most cases is monotonously: it is aimed at suppressing the activity of certain viral drugs and enhancing of immunity. In different types of infections in the complex therapy additional medications are required to combat the particular symptoms. A wide range of drugs for the treatment of this disease (herpes virus) is presented on pharmacy. Do not forget to use drugs only by prescription.

For the treatment of herpes virus in modern medicine commonly such drugs as ointments and creams against herpes, tablets, injections, suppositories are used.

In different types of disease and injury places various forms of drugs are prescribed. So, for the labial (simplex) Herpes usually external agents are use, in extensive rashes – pills and injections. In case of genital infection even candles getting into the act. Neonatal is recommended with injection into the lower doses, as other forms of drugs they can’t accept.

Attention! If the herpes infection is complicated by additional diseases of fungal or bacterial nature, additionally antibiotics are prescribed. In other cases, these drugs are dangerous to take, they may worsen the patient’s condition. In the appointment doctors trying to be limited to forms for local / outdoor use, medicines for oral intake are prescribed only in particularly large internal bacterial damage.

During pregnancy the primary infection with herpes is most dangerous. If a woman has already faced with this disease, in her body antibodies are produced, which are transmitted to the unborn child and protecting it thus (although not 100%) of the infection. Recurrences of herpes infection is also not so terrible, with adequate treatment the child risks of infection are minimal.
Firstly, treatment is aimed at suppressing of the activity of the virus and reduce the duration of the acute period of the disease.

Safety and efficacy of the rest treatment of pregnant women is acyclovir medication. Substances which are included in these preparations are active against herpes viruses 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 types.

Typically, the appointment of antiviral drugs in pregnant women is limited to local reception – in the form of ointments, gels, creams. This is justified by the low percentage of penetration of the active substance in the mother’s body, and at the same time it passes through the placental barrier (ingested by the child). Also antibacterial ointment is recommended for external use.

It is important to know! In case of significant lesion of the body herpes in primary infection or especially acute relapse, medication in tablets are prescribed.

Features of treatment of newborns and children under one year.

If the mother has a herpes infection, the newborn has to be isolated on the incubation period of the virus. It does not matter the presence or absence of clinical symptoms in child. However, if the mother was healthy, kid is isolated only in case of the characteristic features.

Also human immunoglobulin 4.6 mg per kg is taken by intravenous drip in the first 3 days.