Genital herpes

Genital herpes is caused by herpes simplex virus. It is an acute inflammatory disease of the male or female genital tract that can result from primary or recurrent infection. sexually transmitted infection is considered. It has a high prevalence in sexually active people. Herpes classes It affects the mouth and lips. is acquired by direct contact with secretions from oral cavity come from an excretory virus. Ulcers are of variable size and number Erythematous and painful, fever, headache, malaise, rectal and vaginal secretions. skin lesions characterized by small grouped vesicles that progress to ulcerative lesions. Can be: Epidemiological: history of contact with a person who presents symptoms consistent with infection.

Clinical: presence of symptoms and signs described above. Laboratory: confirm the diagnosis of infection. What is herpes? Diagnosis: Genital herpes It affects men and women symptoms: male: -Ampoyas In the rectum or around; -Llagas That are slow to heal; Flu-like-symptoms (fever and swollen glands)


female: -blisters In the vagina or rectum or near these; -Llagas That take weeks to heal; Flu-like-symptoms. Possible long-term effects: psychological -Aflicción -can Produce a life-threatening infection in infants of mothers with the disease. Two types of herpes: Herpes simplex virus type 1: Marinelly Lopez Health 12-R Herpes simplex virus type-two

It is acquired later in life, after initiated sex and is transmitted by infected genital fluids. Clinical manifestations TRY: Tzanck test: involves scraping cells from the ulcer in order to identify infected cells, it must be done in the early days into the lesion. Oncological Cytology: The same procedure is performed, the difference is that it is done to women and cells are taken from the vaginal wall and cervix. Viral culture Virus isolation in cell culture can be performed on urine, blood, skin lesions, or mucous membranes. Clinical Picture: 3 to 7 days incubation PRIMARY INFECTION multiple vesicular lesions like papules, extremely painful.

inguinal lymphadenopathy. THEY may ulcerate Ulcer flat, painful, It disappears in 7 to 10 days Leaves no scar Effect on pregnant women If the herpes is active at the time of birth, the mother can infect her baby. The risk of transmission is higher if you caught herpes for the first time in the last months of pregnancy. The best option is to have a birth by caesarean. It is important to know that the mother can continue to breastfeed even if I have herpes. Treatment Genital herpes requires Acyclovir 400mg 3-5 times a day. It should be given psychological support patient education and companion.

Avoid having sex while genital lesions. HERPES no cure, ONLY TREATMENT Side effects Abstinence mandatory or compulsory use of condoms spontaneous abortions. premature births. The touching the affected area, also it affects the rest of the body.