Karishma Desai

Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Saveetha University, Chennai, India

  • Research Article   
    Antiviral, Anaesthetic and Antipyretic Drugs in the Management of Herpes Labialis
    Author(s): Karishma Desai and Jayanth Kumar*

    Introduction Herpes labialis, commonly known as cold sores, is a type of infection by the herpes simplex virus that affects primarily the lips. Symptoms typically include a burning pain followed by small blisters or sores. The first attack may also be accompanied by fever, sore throat, and enlarged lymph nodes. Aim The main aim of this study was to evaluate the antiviral, anaesthetic and antipyretic drugs used in the management of Herpes labialis. Materials and method The study was undertaken in a university setting. The data was collected from June 2019 - Feb 2021 cases out of which only 110 patients with Herpes labialis were included for the study. Data was statistically analysed using SPSS and frequency analysis followed by chi square analysis was done which is used to compare and correlate t.. View More»

    DOI: 10.18410/jebmh/2022/9.5.7

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