Erysipelas is an infectious disease caused by hemolytic Streptococcus. Outwardly it manifests itself by inflammation of the skin in the form of red spots that progresses.
In the structure of infectious pathology of the disease takes the 4th place after acute respiratory and intestinal infections, viral hepatitis. Most often mug sick elderly people, mostly women and men from 20 to 30 years, whose professional activity is connected with frequent mikrotravmatizatsiya, contamination of the skin and rapid temperature changes. They are the drivers, construction workers, military, etc.
Erysipelas usually manifests on hands and feet, less often on the face, yet at least on the trunk, in the perineum and genital organs. Given that the places of inflammation of the skin - red stains appear on the exposed parts of the body, they cause more and psychological discomfort.

Why is there face

The causative agent of the disease - hemolytic streptococcal is transmitted through contaminated linen, clothes, hands, airborne. Very often face occurs on the background of other diseases: foot fungus, diabetes, alcoholism, obesity, varicose diseases of veins, lymphostasis, foci of chronic streptococcal infections (tonsillitis, otitis, sinusitis, caries, periodontal disease, trophic ulcers), as well as chronic diseases, reducing immunity (more often in the elderly), exhaustion, hypothermia. For disease occurs with symptoms of allergies.

Signs of the disease

Begins mug with malaise, headache, nausea, insomnia, and sometimes vomiting and in certain regions of the body is redness of the skin, which may migrate. Inflammation on the skin for several days increases, some time is kept at a certain level and often takes place in 7-10 days. During this period the temperature rises, respectively accelerated heart rate.

Anti-inflammatory teas

During treatment is prescribed anti-inflammatory, anti-Allergy medications and drugs that stimulate the immune system.
Infusion of flowers red raspberry: 2 tablespoons of raw materials, pour 500 ml boiling water, bring to boil, to insist 2 hours, strain, take 1 tablespoon 8 times a day. Herbal tea chamerion angustifolia (popularly called Ivan-tea, willow): 30 g dried minced raw materials and pour 500 ml boiling water, to insist 1 hour, strain, take 2 tablespoons of 4 times a day for 30 minutes before eating. Tincture of roots of Baikal skullcap: chopped raw materials pour a solution of 70% ethyl alcohol, in a ratio of 1:5, infuse it for 14 days, daily stir, strain, take 30 drops 4 times a day for 30 minutes before eating.
To stimulate the immune system, it is advisable to have a course of treatment Echinacea: 1 tablet 3 times a day.

Compresses and lotions

When Roger widely use natural remedies.
Arnica tincture mountain moisten affected areas or grease with their alcoholic solution of iodine and sprinkled powder licorice (B., Skachko, G. A. Oreshek).
Herbal tea bells crowded (2 tsp. raw materials pour 200 ml of boiling water, bring to boil, to insist 2 hours) warm applied to the affected area, periodically changing cloth with the solution, 8 times a day.
Calendula tincture dosage (chopped raw materials pour 70 % alcohol at a ratio of 1: 10, to insist 7 days, 2 times a day shaking) diluted with warm boiled water in the ratio 1:5 and applied to the affected area.
Hemp seed ground to powder, mixed with boiling water in the ratio 2:1 add fresh green bark black elderberry or turn usual, put the warm skin of the affected sites. Dried up the band changed for a new one. Treat until then, until there is no inflammation.
Chalk pound in a mortar to fine powder and sprinkle the affected areas, cover the top of a red woolen cloth and tape up. The procedure is carried out every day before sunrise. Chalk pound in a mortar into a fine powder, mix with powder sage leaves in the ratio 1:1, is applied on the affected area and cover with a cotton cloth. Changed 4 times a day, avoiding direct sunlight.
The experience of folk medicine argues that effective treatment for swine is frog-spawn, which are harvested in the spring. For this caviar thin layer of matter, dried in a warm place. In case of exacerbation of the disease caviar soaked and apply to the affected skin for the night. Sometimes 3-4 such procedures enough for a full recovery. Store eggs should be in a cool place up to 6 months.

Help folk treatment methods faces.

The affected skin cuticles one of the drugs such plants: shredded bark black elderberry (6-8 g of chopped raw materials and pour 500 ml boiling water, bring to boil, boil for 5 minutes and to insist 2 hours), flowers or fruits of hawthorn, blood-red (2 tablespoons of raw materials, pour 500 ml boiling water, to insist 2 hours), leaves of plantain (4 tablespoons of raw materials, pour 500 ml boiling water, bring to a boil for 30 minutes, do a dry wrap of potato starch.
Effective and such phytotherapeutic method: prepare pigmented layer of the bark of turn normal. Crushed, dried and stored in a dry place. During exacerbation faces 2 tablespoons of raw materials pour 200 ml of boiling water, boil for 10 minutes, drawn 10 min, filter, applied to the affected area. At the same time accept broth into 1 tablespoon 4 times a day after meals.
Erysipelas often recurs in the same place and has the same current. To prevent recurrence, it will be necessary to treat chronic foci of infection: skin diseases of microbial origin, chronic tonsillitis, antritis, frontal sinusitis, caries. Important hardening of the body. Avoid hypothermia.
Treatment of swine requires patience and confidence in the fact that the disease can be overcome. This convinces clinical experience of the author, and I am sure one of the treatment methods will help to achieve success.

Ivan CHEKMAN,
Professor, member-correspondent of the NAS of Ukraine.