Ureaplasmosis: symptoms, treatment
Ureaplasmosis - what is it?
This disease is caused by ureaplasms - verySmall unicellular bacteria that live well on the mucous membranes of the urinary tract. To be more precise, it is a microorganism that is often considered as something between the virus and the bacterium. He does not have a cell membrane and no DNA. They "eat" urea, which is in the urine. That's why the bacterium got such a name.
Ways of infection with ureaplasms
Quite often this disease is attributed toSexually transmitted infections. Probably many have strained at this phrase. But not everything is so terrible. The fact is that ureaplasma is considered a conditionally pathogenic bacterium. It is found in a good half of humanity, and it does not necessarily have to have sexual intercourse. Yes, the main way of transmission of ureaplasma is the sexual way, but at the same time, they are distinguished:
- Infection at delivery through transmission from mother to child. This explains why many newborns are diagnosed with ureaplasma in the nasopharynx or on the genitals.
- Intrauterine infection.
- Drip-liquid way.
- Household, including through contact with infected or through household items.
If you already speak in plain language, then ureaplasmaThere are almost everyone in the body, as well as Candida, which causes thrush. Bacteria live without causing any symptoms, but under the influence of some factors, for example, the transfer of some disease, the administration of antibiotics, weakening of the body or in constant stressful situations, the ureaplasma grows and this leads to the appearance of a disease of ureaplasmosis.
Symptoms of the disease
Ureaplasma can live long in the body notProvoking himself. Normal content of ureaplasma in the body in the amount of 10 * 4 cfu / ml is considered. At higher concentrations, a disease occurs, both in the ordinary and in the chronic course, and, consequently, in the symptoms.
So, with the following symptoms are allocated for ureaplasmosis:
- Lean unclear discharge.
- Minor itching and burning near the urethra.
- Weak pain or pain when urinating.
- Excretions from the genitals, reminiscent of milk whey.
- Itching of the vagina.
- Painful urination.
- Perhaps the occurrence of pain in the lower abdomen.
- Frequent trips to the toilet in a small way.
- Skin rashes.
- Urolithiasis disease.
- Propensity to frequent colds
Untimely treatment or treatmentThe girlfriend has registered, can lead to occurrence of a cystitis, an endometritis, a prostatitis (at men), a colpitis, miscarriages, an inflammation of appendages, solderings in fallopian tubes, premature birth, and also to barreness.
Treatment of ureaplasmosis
Treatment of ureaplasmosis is not onlySick, but also their partners. Therefore, it is very important to tell your partner about it and begin timely treatment. During treatment, precautions should be taken and condoms should be used.
Treatment of ureaplasmosis is complex. To do this, first make an analysis on the tank. Seeding with sensitivity to antibiotics. Then the doctor, on the basis of the diagram, prescribes a suitable antibiotic for you. You will kill them with ureaplasma. To restore the microflora in the vagina you will be prescribed special candles. In addition, in order not to develop a dysbacteriosis of the intestine from antibiotics, you will need to take drugs that protect the intestines. Those who suffer from liver, additionally prescribe drugs that protect it. And lastly, immunostimulants are mandatory, which either will enhance or maintain your immune system in good condition.
The most important in the treatment of ureaplasmosis is strict adherence to the doctor's recommendations. Completely get rid of ureaplasma is almost impossible, but bounce back - just.