Types of herpes.

Types of herpes


HERPES: how to curb the insidious virus?

Species herpes virus there are more than 200, but human mostly affect 8 virus types.

One of them — the herpes simplex virus (HSV) type 1. This agent of the disease is mainly localized in the area of the lips, cheeks, tongue, and around the eyes. But it can also appear on the genitals, thighs and buttocks.

Type 2 — herpes simplex virus, which causes genital form of the disease. Dispatched by this type of virus through sexual contact or through use of personal hygiene products.

Another type of virus (type 3) is herpes zoster, which is more common in children aged 7 to 14 years, its occurrence can cause chicken pox, but if the patient has not had chickenpox before. This disease is rare in adults, but the danger is that the virus can infect cells of the spinal cord and brain.

4th type of herpes — Epstein-Barr virus, which causes infectious mononucleosis and Burkitt’s lymphoma. In this case, possible fever, sore throat, blisters on the surface of the tonsils, general weakness.
One of the most common types of herpes (5th class) is cytomegalovirus, passed from a sick person to a healthy prenatal, household, vozdushnokapelnym way. Cytomegalovirus affects internal organs, causes fever and rashes are numerous. He is a frequent companion of HIV-infected patients with reduced immunity.

6th type of herpes virus is quite rare and provoke diseases such as lymphoma, lymphosarcoma, rash (psevdokrasnuha) gemotsistoblastoz.

7 and 8 types of herpes virus are poorly understood, it is believed that they may cause of chronic fatigue syndrome. Symptoms of HSV 7 and 8 are enlarged lymph nodes, skin rash in the form of bubbles, fever, chills, loss of appetite, lethargy, irritability, general weakness.
There are assumptions about the role of these types of herpes in the development of schizophrenia.

The herpes virus is highly contagious and is easily transmitted through airborne droplets, by kissing, sharing glasses and dishes, sexually. Infection from mother to child in the uterine development and at birth. The virus is stable in the environment, can withstand a deep freeze and die only when boiled. During exacerbation of herpes is the most dangerous, so at this time it is important to observe good personal hygiene — personal use only a towel, not to engage in sexual relations, to avoid contact with children, the elderly. The risk of infecting a sexual partner during the herpes recurrence, even when using a condom is very high, so sex is possible not earlier than 2 weeks after the healing of ulcers and erosions.

Myths about herpes.

Herpes — quite harmless disease that occurs only skin eruptions.

The herpes virus has the second highest mortality from viral diseases. Second only to the influenza virus.
The herpes virus is embedded in the nerve cells, so the disease is manifested in the field of nerve endings and is accompanied by severe pain, causing shingles, trigeminal neuralgia, recurrent herpes encephalitis (when damaged brain with lesions of the neurons and the violation of interneuron connections), herpes meningitis (mild brain damage membranes caused by virus type 1-2).
When brain damage, most patients die or become disabled. Suppressing the immune defense of the organism, the virus seriously affects the mucosa of the mouth, larynx, cornea and conjunctiva of eyes, testes, liver, lungs, kidney, the CNS.

Herpes on the lip can be treated by cauterization alcohol, iodine, brilliant green.

This is inefficient and does not affect the activity of the virus but can cause burns skin and mucous membranes. Exacerbations are treated with special antiviral drugs and therapeutic agents, strengthens the immune system.

To catch the herpes virus is only possible when there is a visible rash and blisters on the skin.

Indeed, the risk of infection in the active phase of the disease is increased but the virus can be transmitted in the inactive phase microtraumas through the skin and mucous membranes.

The bubbles have disappeared, as well as skin rashes, herpes is completely cured.

Unfortunately, to get rid of the herpes virus can not be, it remains in the body for life and can only create such conditions, when it will be in «sleep» state and not to cause concern.

From genital herpes completely protects the condom.

It is not as though the risk of infection is somewhat reduced, but a full guarantee such protection does not, because herpes can be transmitted through other areas of the body, as well as through the microscopic pores of a condom.
Herpes on the lips and genitals — different disorders, and infection during oral sex is not happening.
This is not the case, the two virus types can lead to rashes as lips and genital.

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