Herpes Zoster Opthalmicus – Affects the Most Delicate Body Organ
What if you have blisters on your eyes? Eyes are the most important and delicate part of the face and we have to take are properly of our eyes. Eyes blisters may be the reason of herpes zoster opthalmicus. This is also a herpes virus which causes eye herpes. This is highly contagious but the best part of this infection is you can treat its symptoms at home by using certain types of remedies. What are those remedies we will get back on that later but first let’s see what is herpes zoster opthalmicus and what causes this condition.
Herpes zoster opthalmicus is a reactivation of a varicella zoster virus which is also known as a shingles. When this virus involves in the eye then you can get this infection. Herpes zoster is a virus which belongs to the herpes simplex virus family the same family which causes genital and oral herpes. It’s in the studies that people of United States have oral herpes and the percentage is 80-90. But it is very rare for a person to get eye herpes. Weak immune system, taking certain types of medicines, stress and medication can be the reason to get eye herpes’s outbreaks. It is said that the virus become more likely to be active and inactive only because of these reasons.
Sign and symptoms of this condition are varying from person to person. In some cases people can get annoying blisters in and around the area of the eye. While in other cases people don’t have any sores. At first sign of this condition is tingling in the forehead. According to studies in acute conditions a person can get painful rashes on the forehead. Apart from this you can experience ocular pain, eyelid edema, conjunctivitis and corneal edema.
Some Treatment Methods for Herpes Zoster Opthalmicus
There are some treatments by which you cannot only recognize this but also treat this infection’s symptoms. Your doctor can detect if you are eye herpes patient or not by taking a swab on your forehead blister. You can control this condition by using antivirals but it is said that antivirals cannot cure this condition’s symptoms effectively. Antivirals can even gift you a number of side-effects too. If you want to know more about why you should never use antivirals for herpes, click here. Have you used anything natural to cure eyes related problems? If no, I think this is the right time for you to use this treatment to cure eye related problems. Natural things are the best and affordable way to cure any kind of problem. Nature has all the answers of your questions you just have to use it once. Nature given us so many medicines, herbs that can be useful to cure various types of diseases whether it is herpes, diabetes, constipation, cancer and eye herpes.
1. Take Something Cold
Applying ice on the affected eye can give you relief from pain, itching and discomfort. Ice can numb the area and reduce the inflammation which is associated with eye herpes. Take few ice cubes on a cotton cloth and apply on your affected eye.
2. Everyone Loves Sweet
Use honey to cure any kind of problem whether you have acne, burnt skin, small cut or wound all of these can cured by honey. Take few teaspoon of honey and add equal amount of water in it. Mix it well and with the help of dropper put two drops in your affected eye. Read more to know about honey and herpes.
3. Warm Milk and Honey
Milk has the soothing effect that’s why this is an ideal remedy for eye herpes. Mix warm milk (not boiled) with 2 teaspoon of honey and put few drops of this mixture in your infected eye.
These are some ways by which you can cure herpes zoster opthalmicus’s symptoms very effectively. You just need to take some precautions while using these. There is one more thing which you need to keep in your mind that is-try to avoid touching your sores. If you touch your eyes/sores, you can spread this virus to other parts of the body. Always wash your hands after touching your sores. Always use natural things to cure this kind of problem and I assure you that there is nothing better than natural things don’t you think so?