Saturday, April 26, 2008

Genital Herpes, Shingles: Symptoms and Treatments

Genital Herpes

Genital herpes or Herpes simplex is a viral disease caused by Herpes simplex viruses infecting the genitals usually transmitted via sexual encounters. Symptoms include blisters in the genital or rectal regions.

It can only be treated for its symptoms using medications like Valtrex. A sufferer of genital herpes need to be careful as even when one is symptoms free, it is possible to transmit the disease to another via sexual encounter.

Shingles or Herpes zoster

Shingles is another viral disease and is an extremely painful one. Sufferers often have painful rashes or blisters like those seen in the photo below:

Shingles or Herpes zoster blisters
Photo of shingles blisters is property of Bobbie

In the beginning, someone with shingles may just experience inconveniences like fever, headache and general non-specific malaise. This may later be followed by burning pain, itching, etc. The pain can often be very agonizing. Shingles can be treated with oral Valtrex Medicine

Necessity for medical prescription for purchase of Valtrex

Now Valtrex is a prescription drug, meaning in most countries, you need a prescription from a doctor before a pharmacy will sell them to you. This may be a problem for people like those living in remote areas or who cannot easily leave their house for whatever reason. For such people, there is a possibility of this website Valtrex Prescription helping you with that as that website claims to be able to put you in contact with their network of board-certified physicians with whom you can correspond confidentially prior to any prescription being issued.