It refers to diseases, sexually transmitted. Often there is a combination of
chlamydia with other urogenital infections - trichomoniasis, gardnerellezom,
How does chlamydia
for chlamydia is approximately 1-3 weeks. The stricken chlamydia notices
glassy characteristic discharge from the urethra in the morning. can
marked itching or discomfort during urination, sticking sponges
Sometimes it suffers overall - notes
weakness, body temperature rises slightly. Note that
chlamydia often occurs without obvious signs or do not
Even without treatment, after some time (about 2 weeks)
symptoms disappear. Chlamydia thus becomes chronic
for, chlamydial infection, as it were "preserved" in the body, waiting
occasion to again remind myself.
What complications can cause chlamydia
The main opastnost chlamydia is precisely in those
complications it can cause. After some time, chlamydia "commute" to the prostate and seminal vesicles, causing chronic
prostatitis and vesicles. Next chronic process applied to an appendage
eggs, which can lead to obstructive form of male infertility.
They can also get to the bladder wall and cause hemorrhagic cystitis.
Chronic inflammation of the urethra caused by chlamydia,
it leads to the development of the narrowing (stricture).
In women, chlamydial
Infection often causes obstruction of the fallopian tubes, ectopic
pregnancy, postpartum or post-abortion endometritis. Pregnancy in a patient
Chlamydia often occurs with complications.
In addition to various complications
related genital chlamydia may cause damage to other organs.
Then this disease will have to be called a disease, or Reiter's syndrome. at
Reiter's syndrome may be affected eyes (chlamydial conjunctivitis), joints (often
ankle, knee, and spine), skin, internal organs (usually hepatitis, but may be affected by virtually any body).
Diagnosis of chlamydia
Diagnosis of chlamydia is more complex than bacteria
infection. The simplest methods have no more precision 40%.
The most accurate and
affordable method for determining Chlamydia in the discharge from the urethra to date
day the reaction is immunofluorescence (IFA) using antibodies
labeled specific substance - FITC.
By virtue of
features chlamydia, antibiotics against them are not as effective,
against the common bacteria, so the treatment of chlamydia and more complex
Also course of antibiotic therapy, it necessarily includes
themselves immunomodulatory therapy polivitaminoterapiyu, normalization of lifestyle,
diet, refusal of sexual activity during treatment.
Treatment must necessarily
conducted all partners. On completion of the course carried out test samples.
If chlamydia is not found, then tests are carried out 2 more times in 1 month
(Women - before menstruation). Only then can we talk about
the effectiveness of the therapy.
Prevention of chlamydia
About Chlamydia is safe to say that it is much easier to avoid,
than cure. So once again, are the rules of hygiene of sexual life, which
protect you from a variety of sexually transmitted diseases:
Permanent partner that you trust.
Refusal of casual sex or use a condom. but
remember that a condom - effective, but not 100% defense against
sexually transmitted infections.
At the slightest suspicion of infection, see a urologist.