You have streptoderma - how to treat
Streptoderma has recently been seen quite often. This disease, which is transmitted by contact with a sick person and is characterized by the appearance on the skin of specific spots that have a rounded shape of pink color. After a few days, the spots turn into purulent blisters. Rashes may appear on the face, back, abdomen, buttocks or extremities, reaching a size of 4 cm or more.
Sometimes patients complain that these spots are itchy and the skin is very dry. With a large area of damage, the temperature can rise and lymph nodes increase.
The cause of the disease is streptococcus, which is constantly on the human skin, causing the development of the disease under certain conditions. These conditions include:
- decreased immunity after the disease;
- the presence of a healthy person's skin lesions;
Most common streptoderma occurs in childhood, although an adult can get sick. If you do not start treatment on time, the disease can become chronic.
Streptodermia how to treat
First of all, you need to contact a dermatologist to establish an accurate diagnosis and if you have streptoderma, how to treat a specialist appoint. Common purposes are antiseptics, anti-inflammatory drugs and antibiotics. If the rashes are single, then the treatment is performed only by the local.
More serious cases require the maintenance of immunity with vitamins, hemotherapy, ultraviolet irradiation of blood and skin areas affected by the disease.
How to treat streptodermia in children
If the disease does not take threatening forms, then you can treat it at home. Sometimes hospitalization is required, especially if it is an infant or his condition requires treatment under hospital conditions.
Streptodermia? How to treat the children you should tell the dermatologist, in extreme cases, a pediatrician. Affected areas must be lubricated with solutions of antiseptics( brilliant green, fucocine, manganese), apply anti-inflammatory drugs or ointments with antibiotics. It all depends on the state of the child.
Often, parents are wondering whether it is possible to cope with the disease with folk remedies without using antibiotics. Doing this is not advisable, as streptodermia can become chronic and cause complications. In this case, the heart muscle and kidneys are most often affected.
How to cure streptodermia
To know that you have streptoderma - how to treat this disease you should consult a doctor.
At the time of treatment, you need to limit any contact with an infected person.
While the course of treatment is being conducted, water procedures are excluded so that the infection does not spread further. You can wipe healthy skin with cotton swabs, moistened with water or a decoction of chamomile.
It is necessary to maintain a certain temperature regime in the room to prevent sweating and wear clothes made from natural fabrics.
Treatment of lesions consists in puncturing the blisters with sterile needles and then applying twice daily aniline dyes( fucocine, brilliant green, methylene blue).Then put a bandage with disinfectant ointment on this place. As a rule, the ointment is prescribed after the analysis for sensitivity to the antibiotic. Heliomycin, erythromycin, bacteroban, Lorinden C.
are used. When streptodermia is localized on the face, it may form jams that need to be treated with 2% silver nitrate. Long-term course of the disease requires the appointment of antibacterial drugs for ingestion in at least 5-6 days. These can be norsulfazole and sulfonamides. In some cases, a vaccine is required from streptococcus.