Herpes is a eruption which is usually chronic and generates stinging and itching. It can appear in isolated spots on the skin and in very different forms. It is possible to distinguish between herpes simplex Y Herpes zoster.
Herpes simplex is a disease Infectious disease characterized by skin lesions that are formed by small cluster vesicles. These vesicles, which appear surrounded by a red halo, are caused by a virus.
Although there is no definitive cure for herpes simplex, the medicine has developed various forms of treatment that reduce symptoms and accelerate the healing of injuries.
Shingles or herpes area, also know as shingles Y culverin, is a disease caused by the reactivation of the virus chickenpox. This disorder causes small, painful blisters that cluster around a dermatome. Shingles can appear on the lips, eyes, and genitals.
The first symptoms of shingles include fever, sensitivity to light, headache, and general malaise. Then the tingling, itching and severe pain begin in the area of the affected nerve until the skin rash occurs.
In some cases, especially in the elderly, the pain caused by shingles becomes chronic (post-herpetic neuralgia). The severity of the pain can incapacitate the patient.
Shingles, like herpes simplex, cannot be cured (that is, the virus cannot be cleared from the body). Instead, there are treatments to alleviate symptoms and reduce the severity and extent of the process.
Emotional consequences of genital herpes
While they exist physical causes that cause the appearance of a herpes, many times the main reason is psychological. In the same way, also the condition of this ailment can bring important emotional conflicts for an individual.
Genital herpes can be very common, however, there is still great resistance on the part of people to talk about it. It is that, generally, feeling affected by this problem usually brings quite severe emotional consequences.
One of the most common tips when suffering from this disorder is to start a psychological treatment to avoid that its consequences are more severe than those already present physical. It is important that in addition to treating the visible problem with antivirals, or the treatment that our specialist has recommended, also work on the feelings caused by the inability to lead a normal life.
The shame that the patient feels prevents him from approaching a friend or relative to talk about the subject, that is why it is so important that there is a therapist who can guide him, so that he knows channel your anxieties in the most appropriate way. In doing so, the individual is likely to be affected by some emotional illness, the most common being depression.
Once the patient receives the diagnosis, feels a serious discomfort, caused by the feeling of seeing his honor hurt. The fact that it is a sexually transmitted disease fills him with greater shame. The feeling of guilt can be a serious condition for your mental health. And, if the contagion was caused by not having taken the recommended precautions, it could reach greater magnitudes, which could even lead to self-deprecation or harmful attitudes towards your own person.
The consequences of all this can be: a aberrant fear that leads him to seclude himself, avoiding even contact with his friends, even those with whom he felt most united. Is voluntary confinement It should be discussed with a specialist, who will help the affected person to resolve their emotional conflicts and make decisions that do not endanger their mental stability.