IJCRR - Vol 06 Issue 10, May, 2014
HONEY PHONOPHORESIS VERSUS LOW INTENSITY LASER THERAPY IN FEMALE GENITAL HERPES
Author: Intsar Salim Waked, Abdel Hamid N. Deghidi, Randa Shalaan
Objective: To compare the efficacy of honey phonophoresis versus low intensity laser therapy in female genital herpes simplex II. Research Methodology: Forty female patients suffering from genital herpes simplex type II assigned randomly into 2 groups; honey phonophoresis group (A) and low intensity laser group (B). Intensity of pain and serological response were recorded before and after 3 weeks of treatment. Results: The results of study showed that there were significant differences between both groups post-treatment as p value< 0.05. Percentage of improvement in VAS, IgG, IgM after intervention were 60%, 45%, 8%, respectively for group (A ) while for group (B) were 82%, 66%, 56%, Respectively. Conclusion: The study concluded that low intensity laser was more effective than Honey phonophoresis in the treatment of genital herpes type II.
Keywords: Low intensity laser, genital herpes, honey phonophoresis, serological response, polymerase chain reaction.
Intsar Salim Waked, Abdel Hamid N. Deghidi, Randa Shalaan. HONEY PHONOPHORESIS VERSUS LOW INTENSITY LASER THERAPY IN FEMALE GENITAL HERPES International Journal of Current Research and Review. Vol 06 Issue 10, May, 08-15
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