Herpes Simplex 1 and its cure

Herpes is a types of disease that is caused by the virus named herpes simplex virus. This is a highly contagious viral skin infection which usually affects genital area as well as oral area. There are two types of herpes: herpes simplex virus 1 and herpes simplex virus 2. HSV1 causes oral herpes and HSV2 causes genital herpes. Both kind of herpes virus are evenly contagious and anyone can easily catch this by normal contact with herpes virus. Oral form of herpes can be also called as herpes labialis. The illness usually affect the mouth area such as lips, tongue, throat and cheeks. This virus also affects facial area as well. As far as the symptoms of herpes labialis are concern, there are many signs and symptoms can be found in a herpes patient. However it is possible that some patient might be not able develop any kind of symptoms and this is called asymptomatic. Painful blister, cold sore and watery lesion around the infected area are the possible symptoms of herpes illness. You can also develop the symptoms of herpes such as itching, burning and tingling around the infected area. Some patients may feel symptoms like flu.
What causes to spread herpes simplex virus1?
Well I must say that there is several reasons that may lead to get infected from herpes virus. One of the most common way of spreading herpes virus is oral form of sexual activities. As I earlier mentioned that some people does not develops any kind of symptoms. So if someone makes a physical contact with asymptomatic herpes patient then this virus enters in a non-herpes patient and he/she get infected by the herpes. Using infected stuff may also infect you from this virus. Infected things such as utensils, toothbrush, razor and towels may also can be easily infect you. A new born infant can get infected by the mother. You can easily detect herpes virus by watching the symptoms of herpes. That’s what exactly, doctors usually do to detect herpes illness. However there are certain tests which easily detects whether you have herpes or not. Viral culture test, blood test, polymer chain reaction tests are the some major tests that you can go for. As far as the oral herpes treatments are concern, it is a fact that herpes illness can’t be cured for now. However there are several medicines are available to treat the herpes illness. Acyclovir, famcyclovir, Valtrex and val-acyclovir are the major medicines available to ease the symptoms of herpes. But these medicines has limited access over the herpes virus as they can’t cure herpes illness forever. Antiviral ointments and creams also helps to heal herpes lesion faster. Laser treatment can be also use in order tom heal lesion. You can also go for the natural based treatment in order to treatment of herpes symptoms.

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