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NSG CARE FOR HERPES ZOSTER-SHINGLES
-GOOD HANDWASHING TO DECREASE SPREAD
(DRESSING TO CONTAIN SECRETIONS)
-OINTMENT APPLICATIONS
-MAY BE IN CONTACT ISOLATION
S/S OF HERPES ZOSTER-SHINGLES
-FEVER AND MALAISE
-BURNING,SHOOTING PAINS,AND ITCHING ALONG NERVE GANGLIA TRACTS
-3 TO 4 DAYS LATER ERUPTION OF VESICLES ON RED SWOLLEN SKIN
-VESICLES BECOME PURULENT AND FORM CRUST
-**OPHTHALMIC EMGERGENCY
-ERUPTIONS ARE UNILATERAL
HEALIING TIME FOR HERPES ZOSTER-SHINGLES
VARIES FROM 1 WK TO 4
-POSTTHERPETIC NERVE PAIN CAN LAST 1-2 YRS IN 50% OF ELDERLY PTS
HERPES SIMPLEX 1
CALLED FEVER BLISTER OR COLD SORE
-CAUSED BY HERPES VIRUS TYPE 1
DX OF HERPES SIMPLEX 1
BASED ON APPEARANCE AND VIRAL CULTURES
TXT FOR HERPES SIMPLEX 1
-ADEQUATE SUNSCREEN ON LIPS AND FACE
(TOPICAL DRYING AGENTS SPEED HEALING)
-CAMPHOR IN ALCOHOL
-IF SEVERE:ACYCLOVIR AND TOPICAL ANESTHETICS
-PREVENT RECURRENCES
DX OF HERPES ZOSTER-SHINGLES
BASED ON CLINICAL S/S
S/S OF HERPES SIMPLEX 1
-SELF LIMITING ERYTHEMATOUS VESICLES THAT ERUPT SINGLY OR IN GROUPS
-CONTAINS EXUDATE THAT CRUSTS WHEN LESIONS RUPTURE
-TINGLING,ITCHING,AND ERYTHEMA ARE SYMPTOMS THAT PROCEDE ERUPTIONS OF FEVER BLISTER BY MINUTES TO HOURS
-COMMONLY OCCUR IN PERIORAL AREA
-TRIGGERS LIKE SUNLIGHT,STRESS, MAY CAUSE RECURRENT EPISODES
-ONSET ACCOMPANIED BY HIGH FEVER,REGIONAL LYMPHADENOPATHY AND MALAISE
HERPES ZOSTER-SHINGLES
-CAUSED BY:VARICELLA ZOSTER VIRUS
-SPONTANEOUS REACTIVATION OF A VARICELLA INFECTION THAT REMAINED LATENT AND IS REACTIVATED BY A DECLINE IN THE IMMUNE RESPONSE
-TRASMITTABLE TO:PERSON WHO HAS NOT HAD CHICKEN POX
-INICIDENCE OF OCCURANCE INCREASES WITH AGE
TXT FOR HERPES ZOSTER-SHINGLES
-RELIEVE PAIN WITH NON ADDICTING ANALGESICS
-**ACYCLOVIR PO/IV SPEEDS HEALING AND DECREASES PAIN,ALSO HAULTS PROGRESSION
(SHOULD BE STARTED WITHIN 24 HRS OF ERUPTION
-LIBERAL APPLICATION OF DRYING AGENTS AND CORTICOSTEROIDS-TOPICAL SQ