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Treatment of chlamydia in men: the main drugs, antibiotics, schematic

Just started treatment of chlamydia in men medication - the best prevention of male infertility.Diseases, sexually transmitted diseases are a serious threat to reproductive Urogenital chlamydia is found more often than gonorrhea and can often accompany other infections (mixed infection). In Russia annually about 150 000 new cases. Illness and affects people in a period of high sexual activity. The downward trend in the incidence rate is not observed. Gynecologists, urologists, venereologists often meet with chronic and complicated stages of chlamydia.

The way of transmission

The main route of infection are:

  • sexual contact;
  • contact from mother to baby (during childbirth);
  • eye disease when infection through the hands, in this case, the reservoir is sexual ways.

Chlamydia (Chlamydia trachomatis) is a special body, combines the properties of bacteria and virus. Chlamydia has a special life cycle that contains the genetic information in DNA and RNA, is capable of binary fission and cannot function in the environment. 15 known serotypes of Chlamydia trachomatis, 4 of them cause trachoma - pathology of the eye, 8 are associated with urogenital infection and conjunctivitis, and 3 provoke venereal granuloma.

Поражение глаз при занесении инфекции хламидиоза через руки

Reiter syndrome - ureterocutaneostomy syndrome combines the manifestations of urethritis, arthritis and conjunctivitis. The disease is more common in men and has immunological aspects. To treat the patient must antichlamydial drugs. So, is assigned disintoxication, anti-inflammatory therapy.

Trachoma is characterized by the pathology of the conjunctiva and cornea, with the outcome of the scar. Treatment with drugs to which the sensitive Chlamydia trachomatis, antiseptic solutions. In advanced cases, surgery may be needed.

Lymphogranuloma venereum (a disease of Nikola-favr) in the world is quite rare, more common in men. At stage 1 is detected by a primary lesion, then affects the inguinal and/or femoral lymph nodes. A typical picture of unilateral lymphadenopathy. If the patient is not treated, affected and perianal tissue with formation of abscesses, strictures and fistulas of the rectum. Treatment etiotropic (eradication of chlamydial infection), local, if necessary - surgical treatment.

Preventing the spread of chlamydia - safe sex (with a healthy one regular partner), the use of good quality condoms, active educational work among the youngpopulation.

In the treatment of chlamydia requires an individual approach to each patient, selection of treatment methods and dosages of medicines is your doctor.

Additional sources:

  1. "Viral, chlamydial and mycoplasmal diseases of the genitals, sexually transmitted diseases." A. F. Puchner, V. I. Kozlov.
  2. "Skin and venereal disease: a textbook". J. K. Skripkin, A. A. Kubanova , V. G. Akimov.
  3. "Clinical dermatology". S. S. Arifov.
  4. "Urogenital chlamydia as a factor of infertility in men. Treatment of chronic bacterial and chronic prostatitis associated with chlamydia." V. B. Stoyanov, S. Yu. and Fominykh, I. B. Semenova Magazine "doctor", No. 9, 2013.