Herpes is a chronic disease or a viral infection caused due to herpes simplex virus (HSV). Herpes is a contagious disease which spread from one person to another through direct contact. People with herpes face blisters or cold sores on different areas like face, mouth and genitals. Few people also face fever, headache, itching and burning blisters. The herpes simplex virus can also be severe and dangerous in people with low immunity and also in new born babies. Herpes is classified into two types based on the area of infection, they are
- Oral herpes or herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1)
- Genital herpes or herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2)
In people with Oral herpes or herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1), cold sores are formed on face or around mouth. Where as in people with genital herpes or herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2), the infection affects the genitals, anal area or buttocks. The herpes simplex virus also causes several other disorders like herpetic whitlow, herpes gladiatorum, ocular herpes (keratitis), cerebral herpes infection encephalitis, Mollaret’s meningitis, neonatal herpes and also possibly Bell’s palsy. Different types of herpes also infect other areas of the body like eyes, skin and others.
Symptoms of Herpes
Most of the people with herpes problems i.e. both the types HSV-1 and HSV-2 do not have any symptoms even when they are affected. People with herpes who do not have symptoms can also transmit the infection to others. Few others may have symptoms like
- Blisters on different areas of the body like face, mouth, genitals and so on
- Pain and itching blisters
- Painful urination
When a person is infected with Herpes for the first time, they may have few other symptoms like fever, enlarged lymph nodes and also vaginal discharge. People who are infected with Herpes are more at risk to develop again or recurring Herpes.
Causes of Infection
Herpes infection is spread from infected person to another person in different ways like
- Through unprotected intercourse
- Contact with infected person
Few factors like low immune system, having STI’s, intercourse with multiple partner’s acts as triggers. In few cases Herpes can also get transmitted from mother to her baby during child birth and it may lead to severe complications for the baby as they have low immunity.
Homeopathy treatment for Herpes Problems
Homeopathy treatment for Herpes problems works very well in controlling the infection. Homeopathy uses natural remedies to treat Herpes problems. Homeopathy treatment is prescribed based on the symptoms and individualization theory. A professional homeopath along with treatment also provides Herpes problems and tips through homeopathy. These homeopathy tips for herpes problems are safe and help in quick recovery. Homeopathy treatment for herpes problems and tips not just aims at treating the particular problem but also aims to improve immunity and over all wellbeing of individuals. Treatment for herpes problems and tips through homeopathy are provided based on symptoms and are suitable to all age groups.