Herpes on the lips


  • Where does a herpes?
  • Symptoms
  • Strengthening the immune system

So many people cold sores on the lips appear so often that they almost cease to pay him any attention. It is sad frown when he saw in the mirror acne, obscure tone cream and wait until it disappears by itself. And forget about it until the next time. But for a long time to ignore the problem, unfortunately, you will not succeed, because the herpes will make itself more and more.

Someone this process takes several months, someone - a few years. But the ending is inevitable - herpes will "decorate" your lips are more and more often. How to get rid of this scourge? And do not for a week or a month, but forever? Let's try to understand this difficult problem together.

Where does a herpes?

Why is there a rash on your lip? The answer to this question is very simple - it is the result of the herpes virus. According to recent studies, the virus can be detected in more than 90% of all adults. However, most of the virus hides in the body, not giving itself felt in a very long time - sometimes even for life. And thankful for that we should be his immune system. It was she holding back the virus - as long as it will weaken.

Once a man get his feet wet or flu - reduced immunity. Viru, uncontained activated and appear rash. Incidentally, this is why the bubbles on the teeth is popularly known as the common cold - because they often occur together with a runny nose, sore throat and cough.

In addition, the trigger cold sores on the lips may be factors such as the constant lack of sleep, chronic fatigue syndrome, severe stress. In addition, doctors say that many women the virus is activated during menstruation. If you watch his body, will surely find the factors that provoke aggravation from you. And knowing this, you can be proactive.

Infection often occurs by contact, at least - airborne. You can become infected by direct contact with a human carrier of the virus, as well as through household items - dishes, towels and so on. In addition, there are cases when the newborn child gets the virus from the mother at the time of the passage of the birth canal. The virus is very hardy. In short, you can catch anywhere, anytime - is immune from this absolutely nobody.

Tragically, today cure for the herpes virus does not exist. Herpes virus enters the cells of the nervous system and firmly settled there. And if you really "lucky" his pick, the only thing you can do - restrain its activation. If the treatment is correct, you can forget about the recurrent, sometimes for several years, and even decades.

In addition, regardless of whether you are faced with herpes or not, it is important to observe a few simple rules, which will greatly facilitate your life. It is important nevertheless to try to avoid infection or prevent infection of other people, if you know about the illness:

  • Dishes

As a rule, all the dishes in the family common areas and no one pays attention, whose plate he took from the shelf. However, if someone in the family suffers from herpes, dishes had to be separate! Moreover - during periods of cold sores when symptoms are present, it is necessary utensils after each use doused with boiling water.

  • Towels

The same goes for the towels - patient person should have its own separate towel. Even healthy people is not recommended to use other people's towels, especially at a party - there is no guarantee that you will not become infected with the herpes virus or something else.

  • Makeup

Unfortunately, to take a lipstick or a girlfriend to give her a - a perfectly normal phenomenon for women. And no one even can not think of what it is - a direct path to infection with herpes. Yes, your girlfriend may have never had lesions on the lips, but who can guarantee that it is not a carrier of the virus?

Lipstick lipstick you like, and after a while you will have symptoms. So remember that lipstick - this thing is very personal. You do not come to mind to give it to someone he borrowed his underwear?

  • Eruptions

In no case do not touch the rash hands - so you can increase their area. For example, you touch the pimple and then scratched eye. Done - the herpes virus was a new field of activity. A herpetic lesion of the cornea - the thing is not comic. The illness is extremely difficult, and to get rid of it even harder. Therefore, after the treatment of lesions required to wash your hands with soap and water. And this should be done as soon as the first symptoms of herpes - the itching and redness of the skin.

  • Intimacy

If you do not want to herpes infect your loved one, avoid kissing until the rash is completely gone. And by the way, between us girls, they say - from oral sex is also abstain. Herpes lips easily spread to the genital mucosa. And that's another nasty little story.

Particular vigilance is manifest in the period of exacerbation - or rather, at the very moment when the bubbles begin to burst. It was at this time a sick man is the greatest threat to the people around them. Do not be selfish and take care to avoid infecting anyone.

 Herpes on the lip


Herpes on the lips is very difficult with something confused - too specific its symptoms. The first thing that people feel - a slight burning of the skin on the lip, and then there is quite a strong itch. In a few hours, the skin takes on a reddish hue and appears minor swelling. As the disease progresses the affected area swells more and eventually formed a few bubbles with watery content. Itching of the skin at the same time replaced by painful sensations, and pain is not only a bubble, but the skin around.

After a few days the bubbles coalesce into a single large, then the fluid begins to ooze. About a week later the abscess will start to dry out and heal. On the surface crust is formed, which must itself fall off. Rip off them in any case impossible, because there is a risk of infection the wound. In this case, the situation will become more serious and you need a completely different treatment. And may remain ugly shramiki that you too to anything. Symptoms of herpes are always proceed exactly in the sequence described.

In most cases, herpes on the lips accompanied by a deterioration of general condition - there are signs of malaise, weakness, headache, fever. How much will manifest these symptoms - depends entirely on the state of your immune system. The more she is weakened, the worse you will feel. There are cases when the herpes simplex on the lips causes the issuance of sick leave - so much suffering human health.

 Herpes on the lips of the symptoms

Strengthening the immune system

In order to send a herpes virus in a deep "sleep", you need only one thing - to strengthen their immune system. Unfortunately, absolutely healthy people in our time is almost gone, so this matter must be given particular attention. In that case, if you have any serious health problems, to engage in independent action is not necessary - just be sensible to consult a doctor-immunologist, who will be for you an individual program to strengthen the immune system.

If any problems with health you have not, then you quite able to independently adjust their immune system. After all, if you do not change in their usual way of life, even the most modern strong immunomodulators will be absolutely useless.

  • Complete rest

Folk wisdom has it that all the money will not earn. And it is - true. But the life of modern man - a big race for money: work, work, work. And the fair sex, and all have hard times - chores around the house and raising children has not been canceled. All life is reminiscent of a marathon sprint - rest just once, not to mention the full dream.

It is no wonder that the human body can not withstand such a hectic lifestyle. First and foremost, it gives in the human immune system. So the first thing to be done to strengthen the immune system - is to try to relax as much as possible.

We felt the symptoms of impending fatigue? Give your body at least a small break. Symptoms of chronic fatigue is easy to recognize - in the morning you feel "bruised", you do not even want to do things you love, you always want to sleep. And though you do not buy a handbag fifth and the tenth pair of shoes - but it will feel much better than obscuring black eyes dorogushchim creams. Speaking of black and blue - do not forget that an adult should not sleep less than 8 hours a day.

  • Balanced diet

Normal functioning of the organism is impossible without nutrition. What is the diet of modern man? As a rule, it is of little semi-finished products. And as a result - the symptoms of gastritis and decreased immunity. Therefore, take care that your menu was varied and useful - Include the dairy products, lean meats and fish, fresh vegetables and fruits. Particularly useful are those which contain large amounts of vitamin C - onions, spinach, kiwi, gooseberry, citrus. Vitamin C plays a very important role in the functioning of the immune system.

  • Immunomodulators

Immunomodulators - a means to stimulate the immune system. There are two types of immunomodulators - pharmacological and natural. Medications can not make their own - this treatment is to appoint a doctor. Self-medication in this situation is very dangerous, because the consequences can be unpredictable.

But natural immunomodulators will only benefit, especially if you start taking them immediately, as the first signs of low immunity. The easiest and most effective immunomodulators - lemon. Grate one medium sized lemon, mix it with five tablespoons of honey or sugar, and transfer to a glass jar. Every morning on an empty stomach, take one teaspoon of the mixture. This treatment will strengthen the immune system in just one month.

Another excellent tool - broth hips. Fill five tablespoons hips liter of water and boil for 15 minutes. Then cool and strain. Every morning, drink a glass of broth hips and very soon your immune system is going to be okay. But if the immune system strong, and the manifestations of herpes should not wait - you did not think about it for very long!

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