Mycoplasmosis - a disease transmitted through sexual contact, caused by the bacterium Mycoplasma.
The disease mainly affects women, who have suffered
gynecological diseases, infections, sexually transmitted infections,
leading a hectic life. But mycoplasmosis not rare in men.
There are about 14 species of mycoplasmas, which may exist in the human body.
Some of the species of mycoplasmas very pathogenic
to humans. Sometimes in combination with other pathogens
they can cause infection and inflammatory processes.
Dangerous for the human body are products
vital these organisms which break down the cell
host wall. They can remove the cholesterol and fatty acid cells
Currently, the mechanism of attachment to Mycoplasma hominis
the cells are not completely understood. Although there is no complete attachment
(This can be seen in electron microscopic examination), this connection is
Mycoplasmosis (Mycoplasma hominis) occurs in all
age groups who have been infected during birth. how
Typically, the organism finds its abode in the vagina,
urethra and cervix in women and in men - the urethra and prepuce.
Human pathogens, mycoplasma infection can be causative agents of diseases such as:
- Pathology of pregnancy and fetus
- Postpartum endometritis
Urogenital mycoplasmosis usually occurs
bezsimptomno, and define it is possible only in laboratories.
some situations, the following symptoms may appear in the body:
- Men: morning small discharge from the urethra, a nagging pain in the groin area, the increase in the epididymis
- Women: profuse discharge, itching, pain during sexual intercourse. at
pregnancy mikoplazmoznaya infection can cause spontaneous
abortion, premature birth, postpartum fever.
mycoplasmosis Treatment is prescribed only after a certain amount of research.
The most productive methods for diagnosis of mycoplasma
include polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and bacterial
method. In practice, the simultaneous use of several recommended
methods for more accurate results.
The choice of the drug is carried out taking into account features
pathogen activity. Preparations have different activity
with respect to different types of mycoplasma, so you need to find out the effect of the pathogen in the body.
Mycoplasmas are sensitive to:
- Tetracycline antibiotics
- antifungal agent
- antiprotozoal drugs
After treatment of mycoplasmosis, 2-3 weeks check-up is carried out.
To avoid contamination, reguyarnye need to use barrier methods of contraception and undergo preventive examinations.