Erysipelas is an acute inflammation of the skin of an infectious nature. The causative agent is streptococcus erysipelas, which entered the body through damaged skin - scratches, abrasions, etc. The disease manifests itself with an increase in temperature up to 40 degrees C and the appearance on the skin of a bright red "rose" with a jagged edging, which clearly rises above the level of healthy skin. The "petals" of the fancy flower are capturing new, neighboring areas. The process is accompanied by burning and itching. There are three forms: erythematous (redness and swelling of the skin), hemorrhagic, bullous (serous blisters).
It is necessary
- - erythromycin, penicillin;
- - camphor alcohol, kalanchoe juice, plantain juice, novocaine solution, "Dimexid";
- - "Rivanol", furacilin, "Chlorophyllipt", "Solcoseryl";
- - "Rotokan", apple cider vinegar;
- - calendula, chamomile, Kalanchoe, chestnut fruits, olive oil.
Erysipelas begins with a significant increase in temperature, so you cannot do without calling a doctor at home, who will prescribe treatment depending on the severity of the condition. First of all, a 5-7 day course of antibiotic treatment (erythromycin, penicillin) is prescribed. Immunocorrectors are necessarily prescribed, since hemolytic streptococcus develops when immunity is weakened. External treatment of erythema depends on the nature of the lesion.
To relieve severe itching, lubricate erythema with camphor alcohol, you can use Kalanchoe or plantain juice.
In case of severe pain, add a 0.5% solution of novocaine or "Dimexidum" in a 1: 1 ratio to the Kalanchoe or plantain juice.
When discharging pus, use gauze-vaseline dressings with "Solcoseryl".
For the treatment of chronic and recurrent forms of erysipelas, it is recommended to use medicinal herbs that have a wide spectrum of action on the infection, contain substances that reduce puffiness, restore impaired lymph circulation and blood microcirculation. Take an alcohol or oil solution of "Chlorophyllipt" 25 drops dissolved in a tablespoon of water, 3 times a day for 10 days.
Also highly effective "Rotokan", which has anti-inflammatory, antiseptic and decongestant properties, use it externally for lotions on problem areas of the skin, mixing in half with apple cider vinegar.
After applying liquid tinctures and extracts, switch to using herbal ointments. For cooking, take calendula or chamomile, you can use Kalanchoe leaves or ground horse chestnut. Cooking technology: pour any of the listed plant materials with oil (ideally olive oil) in a 1: 1 ratio and, putting in a slowly boiling water bath, cook for 2-3 hours. After insisting 48 hours, filter. Lubricate the resulting composition 2-4 times a day with erythema, it is best if the oils alternate, lubricating each for no more than 3 days.