Herpes or herpes simplex is a condition of our skin that get infected by the virus known as herpes simplex virus. There are some type of herpes disease depending on which part of the body that get infected. Oral herpes is herpes infection at the mouth. While genital herpes is herpes disease that cause by virus infection at your genital.
Many people not aware that they have herpes virus in their body, because the symptom of the virus could be very mild. You have to be aware that you might get this diseaseif you notice any lesion in your body, especially on your genital area. Symptoms of herpes may show up within days after being infected by the virus, or it may take longer times. If symptoms do appear, it may take a form of symptom like sores, vesicles, or ulcers. Other symptom that may come along with this disease are fever, swollen glands, headache, and painful urination.
Genital herpes is mainly caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus. This virus is easy to spread from one people to another. The spread of the virus can happen through skin contact, such as during sex activity. Contact with other part of the body also possible as way of being infected with the virus. Fortunately, genital herpes can not easily passed on through objects such as towels, cutlery or cups.
Related Acupuncture Points :
GV 14, GV 20, CV 17, GB 20, GB 31, GB 34, GB 35, GB 41, TE 5, TE 6, LI 4, LI 11, SP 6, SP 10, ST 40, ST 36, HT 7, PC 6, Huatuo-Jiaji, Sheyan, and Longyan points
Acupuncture Treatment For Herpes
Acupuncture treatment for hernia begin with detailed diagnosis. Chinese diagnostic system such pulse checking and tongue diagnosis also conducted. The acupoints used for this treatment is depend on the diagnostic pattern. Treatment session will last for 4 weeks. Each week will be consist of 3 session. Each session of treatment will need about 20 minutes. The needle used for this treatment is a disposable needles. Needle will be manipulated until the patient sense the feeling of deqi. Electrostimulation also used in this treatment protocol.
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