Why treat genital herpes Risks for Women
Posted on: 14 January 2015 by alicia aliciabraden
All cases of genital herpes require compulsory treatment. Otherwise, you may develop complications, most important of which are:
Symptoms persist for a long time (from a few weeks to several months)
Acute urinary retention due to dysuria or neuropathy
Infected sexual partner (the probability of 4%)
The spread of infection throughout the body with the penetration into the brain and the massive defeat of internal organs. This rarely happens in immunodeficiency. Often observed extra genital herpes skin on different parts of the body (hands, buttocks, and breasts), mucous membranes of the eyes, oral sex - herpetic pharyngitis, stomatitis, chelates.
Together with the human papilloma virus herpes simplex virus increases the likelihood of developing cervical cancer.
Long-term complications of genital Herpes Miracle in women can be psychological and psychosexual problems - more than 70% of women in Europe have noted various experiences and prone to depression after the first episode of genital herpes. It is therefore important psychological support ailing woman, her training and positive motivation that emphasize all the modern study of the problem of herpes.
Genital herpes and pregnancy
Congenital infection with the herpes virus from an infected mother can occur during pregnancy, although the probability of transmission is generally very low. However, when the primary genital herpes, this probability can reach 50%. Most often, the infection occurs during birth (perinatal), the passage of the fetus through the birth canal infected with herpes. However, caesarean section does not preclude the transmission of herpes to the newborn.
Infection of the fetus may cause severe damage to the nervous system (35% of cases of infection), skin and eyes (45%) and lead to disability and even death of the child.
The overall incidence of neonatal herpes transmission from infected mothers reaches 5 %. The presence of antibodies to HSV-2 is associated with a lower risk of herpes infection during pregnancy.
Approach to the management of pregnant women with the infection caused by herpes viruses should be very careful. Active herpes antiviral therapy during pregnancy is not always possible and is carried out only for its intended purpose of the attending physician and under its control.