This disease was first found by Moriz Kaposi in the year 1887. This eczema herpeticum is considered as disease which can infect the skin and can be very worse. The cause is the eczema which is infected by herpes simplex virus which produces cold sores. For notice, it is dangerous to make contact with a person who has these cold sores. This kind of disease can infect any area of the skin and can even be well developed if it is not being treated immediately. For certain cases, eczema herpeticum can cause fatal effect toward the patient. This skin disease filled with a kind of fluid which is clear and turns to pus. This disease even occurs with small clusters which look like blisters around the skin.
However, there are several symptoms which can happen if someone is having this eczema herpeticum disease. The symptoms can be in the form of high temperature, extensive skin rash followed by small skin blisters which contains yellow pus which can cover the whole surface of the skin, the patient normally will feel unwell. This disease can happen from many factors such as making contact with someone with facial cold sores as well as genital herpes and also HSV type 1, defective cytokine and the likes.
It is important to have medical treatment to avoid the eczema herpeticum disease gets worse, especially when you have very high temperature and feeling so ill. The indications may take around five up to twelve days post the exposure and will become so much itchy combined with watery blisters which are very uncomfortable for your skin. This can get even worse since the infected area can be wider and wider.
Commonly the worse Eczema Herpeticum conditions can happen with four stages of symptoms include multiple itchy, watery blisters around the infected skin. These symptoms occur in stage one. In stage two the blisters disseminate into adjacent. In stage three the blisters will bleed, encrusted and extremely painful. In the last stage, the infection will occur all over the body which followed by fever and swollen lymph node. In this stage the bacteria has already grown widely and quite wild. This worse eczema herpeticum can happen within two up to six weeks if it is left without any treatment. Commonly the patient of this skin disease will be treated using anti viral drug acyclovir. The medicine is given through injections and also as medicine to be taken orally by the patients.