Skin Herpes Pictures
The herpes on the skin as demonstrated in the skin herpes pictures will appear after the incubation period, which takes approximately between 2 to 12 days. During the outbreak of skin affected with the disease as seen in the skin herpes pictures can be contagious and the person should refrain from the normal ski-to-skin contact with the infected person. If the skin herpes is found in the genital area, the use of protective condom is advised whether the symptoms are visible or not, however there is no guarantee.
Current therapeutic approaches to skin herpes infection include suppressive therapy using anti-viral drugs, anti-virus vaccinations, topical applications, anesthetics, herbal extracts, painkillers, antidepressants, and many others. The antiviral drugs such as Acyclovir, Valacyclovir and Famciclovir are helpful therapeutic drugs that will reduce the length of the outbreak and prevent future outbreaks.
Handling skin herpes is not easy especially if your immune system is low. That is why people who have frequent outbreaks as seen in the skin herpes pictures tend to make their life miserable due to this annoying disease. There are good healthy practices to boost someone’s immune system. Practicing safe sex is one way if they can’t go for abstinence. Practicing safe sex under the context of monogamous relationship can be attained if the couple is more cautious about it. Being cautious that is means using condoms and dental dams even when there are no visible symptoms in the genital area.
Early signs and symptoms of herpes as seen in the skin herpes pictures should be treated sooner to promote rapid healing of the active sores and blisters during an early skin herpes outbreak. The risks are also eliminated if the signs and symptoms of genital herpes had been treated with antiviral medicine at an early stage. Not only that it promotes rapid healing, but it also lessens and prevents the frequency of the future skin herpes outbreaks.
Generally the signs and symptoms of skin herpes outbreaks started with tingling and burning sensation of the skin followed by red bumps and rashes that grow on the epidermis. Affected skin area will then have sores will be filled with fluid and burst to develop open lesions or skin ulcers. At this point the virus becomes highly active and very contagious. Direct skin-to-skin contact should be avoided and precautionary measures through proper hygiene should also be observed.