Traditional and folk methods of treating herpes during pregnancy
Unfortunately, there are as yet no medications that would be cured once and for all from herpes. Some methods of therapy affect the virus, others - on immunity, but all of them are aimed at reducing the possibility of relapses. While there are no clinical manifestations, there is no need to treat herpes, but if the first signs of the disease have appeared, then it is not worthwhile to delay the treatment.
What is dangerous for herpes during pregnancy
Herpes virus is referred to as "sleeping" viruses - it is normal for all people, circulates in the body, and for the time being does not manifest itself. But with reduced immunity, which often happens at the beginning of pregnancy, the virus can become aggravated. For pregnant women, it is dangerous only in the case of primary herpetic infection( unless earlier exacerbations have been observed).Through the placenta, the virus can penetrate into the fetal tissues, which
Treatment of herpes during pregnancy
Antibiotics are not treated with herpes, they are meant for bacteria, and herpes is a virus. For its treatment use antiviral drugs, and a set of measures aimed at strengthening immunity. A course of vitamins is prescribed, treatment with immunostimulants( among them may be plant - eleutherococcus, ginseng, echinacea), after 15-16 weeks, an immunoglobulin( dropper) can be administered.
For the treatment of herpes, anti-herpetic ointments are prescribed - acyclovir, salicylic-zinc ointment, Bormentol - with the use of these drugs, the manifestations of herpes disappear within a few days. By the way, acyclovir can occur under different names - herpevir, cyclovir, virolex, zovirax - know that these are all names of the same drug. Acyclovir is applied to the affected areas 5 times a day, the duration of the course of treatment is 5 to 10 days. You can lubricate the rashes with oxolin or allisarin ointment( 2 to 4 times a day, the course is 5 to 10 days).In addition to these ointments, there are homeopathic ointments from herpes, which are sold in specialized pharmacies.
Of folk remedies for the rapid healing of rashes using rosehip oil, sea buckthorn, fir oil( lubricated 2 - 3 times a day).Prepare ointment from marigold - take one part of fresh marigold juice and four parts of petroleum jelly or mix one part of the calendula powder with one part of petroleum jelly.
If you find yourself showing signs of an exacerbation of the disease - be sure to see a doctor! A blood test will show if you have been infected with the virus before and how well your body can be protected. And most importantly - try not to be nervous - your experiences may be for a baby much more dangerous than herpes!