Sunday, June 7, 2015
Herpes Treatment : Treatment For Genital Hrepes
Antiviral drugs are an option for people who are hampered by genital herpes advent, and can have a symptom free life for long. These drugs also reduce harshness and duration of symptoms when they get inflamed. However drug therapy isn’t a cure but will definitely make the living life somehow better. For treating genital herpes there are three kinds of drugs: acyclovir, famciclovir and valacyclovir. All are taken in pill form. Some cases may include drug intravenous (IV) drug acyclovir. Doctors doesn’t recommend these formulas to be applied on skin, however it provides a little benefit. Initial treatment is the first step towards the ailment of Herpes Genital . If you have sores lookalike symptoms when you are diagnosed at earliest, you will be given a brief course by doctors usually 7-10 days. It will either reduce them or will stop them from being getting multiplied and create a worse condition. If it doesn’t happen you might have to take the drugs for a bit long. Doctors should be consulted for the antiviral therapies to be followed. There are two options for it as follows:
Intermittent treatment: As the name suggests it is a discrete process during which you are advised to take the antiviral drug only when the symptoms arises again or get ignited. As soon as you notice sores or any advent, you are advised to take antiviral drug for next 4-5 days. Sores may themselves vanish but taking drug will boost up this process.
Suppressive treatment: one can take the antiviral drug daily if outbreaks are usual. This theory tries to reduce the advent by nearly 70-80%. People taking antiviral drugs daily, hardly experience any outbreak. Doctors don’t decide about the therapy on the basis of number of outbreaks rather it is decided on how harshly they recur.
Suppressive treatment will also minimize the risk of transmitting the virus to your sex partner. Also, viral shedding is reduced due to this treatment.
However these drugs are considered to have mild side effects and experts believes they are safer in long term prospectus. Acyclovir is considered to be most trusted and the oldest used drug in suppressive therapy. One should see their doctor in order to take advice whether to continue the pills as it’s not convenient to take pills daily. Your doctor will decide depending on your outbreaks.