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