Genital Herpes is an infection caused by herpes HSV (herpes simplex virus). Genital herpes (genital herpes) is also a type of infection. This infection can occur in different parts of the body, especially in places where there is prolonged humidity. Herpes is a long-term condition. However, some people do not show symptoms even if they are suffering from this type of problem. Symptoms include blisters, ulcers, pain while urinating, etc. Let’s find out what is genital herpes, causes, symptoms and treatment.
What is genitals herpes?
It is a type of disease spread by sexual infection. This causes STD herpetic lesions, which are painful abscesses that are filled with fluid. They release viscous liquid. Genital herpes can occur from the age of 14 but the age of 49 years. If it is not treated on time, it can have serious consequences
Causes of genital herpes
This sexual infection is caused by two types of herpes simplex virus. The first is HSV-1 (herpes simplex virus-1) which is usually related to ringworm around the mouth or lips and the second is HSV-2 (herpes simplex virus-2) which usually causes genital herpes.
The layers of your mucous membranes are thin, which is why these viruses get into your body through the mucous membrane. Which can be found in small lesions or injuries of your body, your nose, mouth and genitals. Once this virus enters your body, it hides itself in the cells of your body and adapts to its surrounding environment. Which makes it difficult to find them. These two types of viruses can include the following body fluids of people suffering from:
- Vaginal secretions
Symptoms of genital herpes
Symptoms of genital herpes are identified based on the presence of blisters. In the event of genital herpes, you see such symptoms between 2 days to 30 days.
- Common symptoms for men include blisters around penis, scrotum or rectal area.
- Common symptoms for women include blisters around the vagina, anus and area.
Common symptoms for men and women include:
- These types of blisters can come in your mouth, lips, face and anywhere in the infected area.
- Itching and fluid secretion occur from blisters in the infected area.
- Blisters can be ulcerated and filled with fluid.
- In this type of problem, after one week the layer may appear in the infected area after one week.
- There may be swelling in your lymph glands which fights the infection coming into your body.
- You may also have headaches, body pain and fever due to this type of virus infection.
Common symptoms of herpes in a child born to an expectant mother who has symptoms of herpes may include ulcers on the face, body, and genitals. In some cases, severe symptoms of this infection are also seen such as: Blindness, Brain damage, the death.
It is very important that such women tell their doctor about herpes infection, so that your child can be protected from virus infection during delivery.
Genital herpes during pregnancy
Women who have problems with herpes, require special caution if they are pregnant. If they have any type of sexual infection then it can be fatal for the child. If you want to have a normal delivery, the infection can spread to your child as well. So in such a situation you should contact your doctor.
Diagnosis of genital herpes
Your doctor can usually diagnose it by looking at the wounds caused by herpes virus infection. But your doctor can also do some tests for this. Before confirming this infection, he can perform a blood test to confirm and diagnose herpes simplex virus. If you feel that you have been exposed to genital herpes, you should contact your doctor even if you have not had any symptoms of it.
Ayurvedic medicines for Genital Herpes
1) Detox Premium Powder:
It is purely a herbal formulation that helps to remove toxins due to its antioxidant properties. It comprises of Moti Pishti, Parwal Pishti, Shukta Pishti, Giloy Satav, Kamdudha Ras, Jahar Mohra, Akik Pishti, Gandhak Rasayan, Tal Sindoor, Shankh Bhasma, Sutshekhar Ras, Sudhyog Tab, Shwet Parpati, Yavakshaar. It has an antibacterial action and provides a cooling and calming effect to the body. It also
has anti-inflammatory properties. This powder helps to detoxify the body physically and mentally.
Dosage: Take one sachet twice a day with normal plain water.
2) Panchatikta Ghrita Guggulu:
The tablets are very beneficial in curing skin diseases as it contains the Pitta pacifying ingredients such as Shuddh guggulu (Commiphora mukul), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Amrita (Tinospora cordifolia), Gajapippali (Piper chaba), Shunthi (Zingiber officinalis), etc. The tablet is Tridoshahara, thus is very effective in maintaining the hormonal level in the body.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.
3) Skin Care tablet:
Skin care tablet is herbo mineral and purely ayurvedic formulation. It contains various herbs like Haridra khand, Panchnimba churna, Panchatikta guggulu, Patol patra, Ajmoda, Khadir chhal, Chirayta, Mulethi, Manjistha, Chopchini, Gandhak, etc. Skin care tablet is a blood purifying. It cools and detoxifies the blood, dissolves obstructions in the blood flow that further increase blood circulation of the skin. It minimises the blemishes, lighten sun tan, delay ageing of skin and heal skin problems. These tablet also act as a skin moistuirizer, Improves blood circulation, Remove blemishes, Reduce itching and burning sensation of skin, Prevent acne and pimples, Relieves leucoderma.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 tablets twice daily with normal water.
4) Aloe Vera Gulab Gel:
Aloe Vera Gel is formed with the pure extract of herb Aloe Vera and the mixture of rose petals. Thus this wonderful composition provides a cooling effect on the skin that relieves from burning sensation, itchiness, etc. The gel helps in maintaining healthy skin and repairing skin damage.
Recommended Dosage – Gently apply over the affected area of the skin.
5) Trikatu Tablet:
Trikatu tablets are mixture of three herbs which are Saunth (Zingiber officinale), Marich (Piper nigrum), Pippali (Piper longum). These tablets improve digestion, boost your metabolism, helps in eliminating fat tissues and kapha dosha, support respiratory functions, and remove impurities and ama from the body.
Recommended Dosage: Take one tablet twice daily with normal water.
6) Blood Purifier Syrup :
It is ayurvedic syrup that consists of various natural ingredients such as Khadir Chall (Acacia catechu), Manjistha (Rubia cordifolia), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Giloy (Tinospora cordifolia), Harad (Terminalia bellirica), Baheda (Terminalia chebula), Amla (Emblica officinalis), etc. As the syrup purifies the blood by removing excess toxins it is very beneficial in maintaining proper circulation and improves the skin naturally.
Recommended Dosage – Take 2 teaspoonful twice daily.
Vaidya Karanvir Singh is the younger Vaidya in Chandigarh Ayurved & Panchakarma Centre. He is the fourth generation in his family who is practicing as a general consultant in Ayurved & Panchakarma treatment at Chandigarh. In his practice, he had treated more than 1000 plus patients worldwide.