Herpes Sores and Treatment

Herpes is a common viral skin infection that is caused by herpes simplex virus. There are two types of herpes: herpes simplex virus 1 and herpes simplex virus 2. HSV1 usually causes genital herpes and herpes simplex virus 2 causes genital herpes. Genital herpes commonly known as sexually transmitted infection. Both types of herpes categorized as chronic illness and there is no cure available yet. You can see many signs and symptoms of herpes illness. But one of the most common symptoms of herpes are sores. So what do you know about herpes sores?

Well sores usually referred as small blister around the infected area of the body. Cold sore usually occurs on the lips and around the mouth area. The main causes of cold sore is herpes simplex virus. It is often seen in herpes patient that cold sores occurs after the occurrence of tingling, itching and burning on the infected area. In some rare cases cold sore might be develop by the herpes simplex virus 2. This can be the result of having oral form of sexual activity.

As far as the genital sores are concern, usually this occurs around the genital area. These sores usually seems painful and itchy. In some cases these sores does not produces any symptoms or we can say it seems asymptomatic. There are many reason that may lead to further occurrence of herpes cold sore. These reasons may vary person to person. The major reasons are fatigue, depression, injury to the infected area and in a woman this could be period. So what steps should you follow in order to treat cold sore. However you can’t cure herpes sore forever but you can prevent further outbreaks of herpes in future. Often these painful sores treated with antiviral medication. These antiviral medication shorten the life of cold sore which helps to heal this. Using medicines such as acyclovir, famcyclovir, Valtrex and val-acyclovir can help you to stop further outbreaks of herpes as well as cold sores. Prevention the cold sore of herpes is very important and there are certain ways that can help you to prevent herpes cold sores. Do not kiss anyone who has cold sore, do not use infected razor, do not touch your genitals after touching cold sore, do not use infected toothbrush. These are some ways that really can help you to prevent spreading of herpes outbreaks.


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