Tratamientos para Herpes Zóster
English Version

No hay tratamientos para curar el herpes zóster. Más bien, los objetivos del tratamiento incluyen:
  • Acortar la duración de la enfermedad
  • Prevenir el herpes zóster al recibir la vacuna contra herpes zóster
  • Prevenir complicaciones, como neuralgia postherpética
  • Aliviar/reducir el dolor y la incomodidad
  • Evitar que el sarpullido se infecte

El tratamiento involucra lo siguiente:

En este momento, no hay procedimientos quirúrgicos para el tratamiento de herpes zóster.




Referencias:
The American Academy of Dermatologywebsite. Disponible en: http://www.aad.org/default.htm . Accedido febrero 21, 2006.

Stankus SJ, Dlugopolski M, Packer D. Management of herpes zoster (shingles) and postherpetic neuralgia. Am Fam Physician . 2000;61(8). Disponible en: http://www.aafp.org/afp/20000415/2437.html.

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Strokewebsite. Disponible en: http://www.ninds.nih.gov/ . Accedido febrero 21, 2006.

Last Reviewed septiembre 2012



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