Infectious diseases

Herpetic stomatitis symptoms and treatment

Under herpetic stomatitis refers to an infectious disease caused by the herpes virus.When the disease affects the mucous membranes of the mouth, there are symptoms of intoxication.In some cases in the oral cavity and inflammation can appear small "ulcers", cause discomfort, especially during chewing.Herpetic stomatitis is the most common.It can be a chronic relapsing herpes and acute herpetic gingivostomatitis.Consider the symptoms and treatment of herpetic stomatitis .

manifestation of herpetic stomatitis

to manifestations of herpetic stomatitis are:
  • appearance of weakness;
  • fever;
  • occurrence of headaches;
  • cause nausea, sometimes vomiting;
  • appearance of pain in the mouth while eating;
  • increase in cervical and submandibular lymph nodes;
  • appearance of swelling and redness of the gums and oral mucosa;
  • increased production of saliva;
  • appearance of blisters filled with the contents of a diameter of 2-3 mm;
  • occurrence of erosion in the mouth covered with a gray-white coating to form on the gr
    ound revealed the bubbles.
  • If herpetic stomatitis difficult runs, it is possible to join conjunctivitis, runny nose and cough.
With continued development of the disease, increasing the amount of erosion, the deterioration of the patient's body temperature rises to 39-40 degrees should note that the reason for this may be the presence of a disease organism or low immunity.
If stomatitis mild, weakness, malaise, and nausea may be absent altogether, raising the temperature is observed.In the mouth may appear 2-3 small vesicle mucosa heals quickly.For moderate forms of herpetic stomatitis is characterized by a feeling of malaise, nausea, increase in body temperature up to 37.5 degrees.The mucous membrane of the mouth is covered by a variety of lesions.In the case of a severe form may cause diarrhea and vomiting, fever up to 38-40 degrees, covering a variety of oral mucosa lesions.
possible transition of acute stomatitis chronic recurrent herpes, in which from time to time begin to appear rashes on the lips, mucous eyes, mouth, nose wings and genitalia.Herpetic eruptions are accompanied by a burning sensation, then a rash forms merged erosion.During the meal, the patient feels discomfort and appearance of pain in the mouth.

treatment of herpetic stomatitis

the treatment of herpetic stomatitis appointment necessary funds for local use and common drugs.During the treatment of herpetic stomatitis is necessary to use a local anesthetic gel to lubricate the mouth, containing lidocaine and articaine.For oral administration provided the use of analgesics: ketorol, Zovirax or aciclovir as antiviral agents, or Holisal metrogil gel and drugs that enhance the immune system, as anti-inflammatory agents.When the temperature can be assigned to antipyretic drugs, as well as vitamins and antihistamines (tavegil, suprastin, calcium gluconate, diazolin).In addition, the possible appointment of a diet, provides an exception hot food, spices, use of up to 2 liters of fluid daily.
If the disease is moderate form, the reception needs lysozyme and other similar drugs as immunostimulants.In the case of a severe form of the disease is possible the course of intensive care in hospital.