Treatment of genital herpes in “DoctorPRO”
Genital herpes is a common sexually transmitted disease. The carriers of a herpes simplex virus, according to statistics, are 90% of the world’s population. In 20%, this disease manifests itself clinically. The course of the disease occurs in several stages.
Symptoms of genital herpes in the first stage are manifested in the form of pain, burning, itching of the skin. There may be moderate swelling, redness, temperature rise, general malaise appears. The second stage of genital herpes is characterized by skin rashes in the form of multiple small vesicles that have clear contents. This causes pain and inconvenience to patients.
Locations of the disease:
- in women – on the vulvar lips, buttocks, inner side of the thighs, in the pubic region, anus, on the cervix;
- in men – on the head of the penis, on the folds of the foreskin, on the skin of the penis and scrotum, around the anus, on the buttocks.
At the third stage of the disease, the vesicles burst with the formation of ulcers, they are covered with a dry crust, under which tissue regeneration takes place. Genital herpes requires accurate diagnostics since sometimes the pathology proceeds without a clear symptomatic picture.
Causes of genital herpes
Infection with the herpes virus can occur at any age. The risk group consists of people who suffer from other sexually transmitted diseases and people with reduced immunity. Infection with genital herpes occurs:
- with unprotected sex;
- when kissing;
- through non-sexual contact.
There are 2 types of genital herpes – primary and recurrent. In the first case, clinical symptoms appear after infection, after 1-2 weeks or a couple of months. Relapses occur due to deterioration of immunity, stress, hypothermia, overheating.
Complications of genital herpes are very common. In the local form in women, they are manifested by dryness of the mucous membranes, the formation of painful cracks, the lesion of the region of the posterior adhesion of the vulvar lips, which complicates sexual activity. In addition, the nervous system and immunity can be affected. In men, complications appear in the form of cracks in the rectum, urethritis, cystitis, and prostatitis.
Prevention of genital herpes consists in immune system reinforcement, the use of contraceptives during sexual intercourse, and intimate hygiene.
To eliminate this problem, you need to contact the specialists at the medical center “DoctorPRO”. Here you will be offered effective treatment of genital herpes in Cherkassy, European service, an individual approach. Register for an appointment with a doctor through the online-form or the telephone. We are always happy to help you!