Herpes Infection & Treatment Of Herpes

Herpes is viral skin infection that is caused by the virus named herpes simplex virus. There are two kinds of virus exist which causes herpes infection: herpes simplex virus 1 which usually causes oral herpes and herpes simplex virus 2 which usually causes genital herpes. Herpes virus are highly contagious and any one can easily catch this virus by normal exposure to the virus. This virus usually affects oral and genital area of the body.
How does the herpes virus usually spread? Well as we know that herpes virus are so contagious, so it is very easy for anyone to catch this virus by normal exposure to the virus. This virus usually spread through direct or indirect contact with herpes virus. One of the most common way of spreading genital herpes virus is sexual activity. Anyone who ever had a sex with genital herpes patient is at the higher risk of getting this virus in their body. Kissing and oral form of sexual intimacy may also lead to infect you. Indirect contact such as using infected stuff like utensils, towel, toothbrush and razor can also infect you from this virus. New born infant may also catch this virus by their mother. As we know that symptoms of herpes may or may not occurs. Millions of people around the world surviving from herpes don’t even realize that they are suffering from herpes. However many people develops the symptoms such as cold sore, painful blister and watery lesion around the infected area. Some people may also develops the symptoms like flu, itching, tingling, burning and muscle pain. Symptoms such as itching, tingling and burning occurs right before the occurrence of cold sore. All these symptom can also be also considered as effects of herpes infection on the body. If we talk about the diagnosis of herpes virus, doctors often examines the symptoms of herpes in order to detect herpes. However there are many tests available which helps to detect herpes infection even you have no symptoms of herpes. The most trusted test is polymer chain reaction blood test. This test usually shows us the accurate result whether someone has herpes or not. Test such us viral culture test, herpes antigen body reaction test and antibody test are the some tests that can also be used to detect herpes illness. However these tests are not better than the (PCR) test. There are many medicines available that helps to ease the symptom of herpes. As we know that herpes has no cure yet, so the main aim of doctors is to prevent the further outbreaks of herpes and ease the symptoms of it. Drugs such as acyclovir, famcyclovir, val-acyclovir and Valtrex are the some major medicines that often prescribed by the doctors For Treatment Of Herpes. All these medicines has the limited access over the herpes virus and they can’t cur herpes forever.

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