Saturday, July 30, 2016

Painful Blister on lips or herpes labialis.

Infection with type one herpes simplex virus can cause painful blister over you lips. This disease is called herpes labialis. Herpes simplex virus is a very common one. They are of two types. One is type-I another is type-II. Genital herpes usually caused by type-II. Type-I virus usually attack over the west region. But exception may occur.
Painful blister over lips is usually for type-I herpes simplex virus. But keep in mind that this is the commonest but not the only reason.
Patient with herpes labialis develop vescicular rashes over lips and surrounding areas. The rashes first appears in the muco cutanious junction of the lips. Patient usually have low grade fever. Sometimes oral ulceration can be seen ass well. If you dought about SLE, you must take proper history along with serum ANA and serum anti DSDNA test.
Confirmatory Diagnosis :
To confirm herpes labialis proper history and clinical examination is enough. For confirmation PCR and immunoflurocence microscopic study can be done.
Treatment of herpes labialis :
Treatment of herpes labialis is usually easy and the prognosis is very good unless the case is too much complicated. Oral acyclovir can be used for this disease. Proper nutrition must be endured for rapid recovery.
Blisters in HSV-I

Vaginal candidiasis. Cause, treatment and its prevention

Vaginal candidiasis is nothing but a simple fungal infection of vagina. Though I am calling this disease a simple one, sometime  this can be a very annoying one. Vaginal candidiasis is caused by the overgrowth of the candida albicans in the vagina. candida albicans is a normal flora (Normal inhabitants) of human vagina.
Vaginal Candidiasis 

Sigh symptoms of Vaginal candidiasis :

The most common symptoms of vaginal candidiasis are itching of the vulva.