What is thrush
Thrush or candidiasis - is a fungal infection of the mucous
membranes and skin, which is caused by intensive breeding
yeast-like fungi of the genus Candida. Normally, the fungus Candida permanently
present in the healthy human body in small amounts. Under
the influence of different factors is a violation of the balance of microorganisms and
excessive proliferation of Candida. Urogenital candidiasis is more common in
and women can be sexually transmitted.
When cured the woman again infected by a partner for non-compliance
requirements of the attending physician to abstain from sex during treatment, or
use a condom. The man at the same time can be a carrier and thrush
not experience any symptoms.
The causes of this disease are several:
without concomitant antibiotic or antifungal agents for
a long period;
or psychological overload.
Women often are causes of candidiasis
dishormonal disorders, pregnancy. Performing at this treatment only
partner and continuing to have sex during the course of treatment, the couple at risk
get the most "ping-pong effect" mentioned above.
Men suffering from candidiasis much less women as
fungus simply washed out of the urethra urine. Physiologically mushroom family
Candida is very bad, "take root" in the male genital organs. therefore
manifestations of the disease in men - rather alarming symptom,
It shows a decrease in the immune defense of the body or the presence of other
infections, sexually transmitted diseases. Therefore it is very important not to engage in
self-treatment, and undergo a complete diagnosis and examination by a physician profile.
Active candida infection in men is characterized by
the following manifestations:
during sexual intercourse;
in the penis;
prepuce and glans penis;
unpleasant, sour smell;
formation of a white plaque on the glans penis.
Usually thrush begins in men with candidiasis
urethritis (inflammation of the mucosa of the urethra). Its incubation period is 10-20 days, and the most striking symptom
onset of the disease is the appearance of thick white mucous discharge from
the presence of certain strands of similarity. This may feel discomfort when
urinating. When Candida urethritis on the glans penis and the inner
piece of foreskin often appear typical cheesy spots - a sign
balanoposthitis (inflammation of the glans penis). It is important to begin treatment at the first signs of infection,
since the lack of timely treatment could provoke further
promotion of infection and as to flow in the chronic form of the disease, and
the development of serious diseases - chronic prostatitis, vesiculitis (inflammation of the seminal vesicles); and
the spread of candidiasis in the bladder and kidneys. Because of the high
adaptability of candida infection penetrates into the various organs and leads
to change their operation. The absence of these treatments
diseases may cause infertility.
The chronic form of yeast may lead to frequent
relapse of the disease. Most often they are the cause of any secondary
Typically, the initial treatment of candidiasis in men
apply a topical treatment. Preparations in the form of a cream applied to the head
penis, twice a day for a week. In any case, the kind of the drug
and the duration of its use may be prescribed only by a doctor. to self-medicate
in this case, not only short-sighted, but also dangerous. In chronic forms
the disease is prescribed antifungal drugs for oral administration. Also in
Depending on the stage of the disease, antibiotic therapy can be administered
and preparations for the recovery of the body microflora.
In the course of treatment is recommended to follow a certain diet,
excluding sweet, spicy, pickled and spicy dishes. Eliminates reception
liquor. For efficient and effective treatment is recommended
to abstain from sexual activity for the entire course. In order to support and
activate immune system can take immune-boosting drugs, as well as
vitamin complexes, as recurrence of the disease will be difficult
avoided with weakened immunity.