The symptoms and treatment of chlamydia trachomatis
Infection and symptoms
To protect yourself from occurrence of this disease and its consequences, it is necessary to know how chlamydia is transmitted and what symptoms it has. Chlamydia in most cases it is transmitted during unprotected sex, but can be transmitted through everyday life. Quite often the disease is diagnosed in newborns. Infection occurs during fetal development or at the time of passage of the baby through the birth canal. It is not excluded that after unprotected sex with a carrier of the disease infection will occur. It is proved that for infection a certain number of cells, the causative agents of chlamydiosis. According to statistics, female body more vulnerable to infection than men.
The danger of this disease lies in the fact that very often the disease is asymptomatic, showing no sign of its presence. Many patients know they have chlamydia when screened for infection. Thus, infected people, not knowing can be the spreaders of chlamydia.
Signal about the presence of this disease in men are the following symptoms:
- frequent urination accompanied by itching or burning;
- pain in the scrotum, urethra, or testicles;
- acute inflammatory process of the urethra;
- cloudy urine;
- the increase in body temperature;
- bleeding from urethra after urination;
In women, primarily occurs in the mucous membranes of the cervix and the urethra. Other symptoms include:
- burning and itching in the genital area;
- unusual vaginal discharge with an unpleasant odor;
- pain in the abdomen;
- pain after intercourse;
- the painful process of urination;
- intermenstrual bleeding.
After penetration into the organism the causative agent of chlamydia is beginning to manifest itself only after 2-4 weeks. Butthis does not mean that if after unprotected intercourse a month has passed and there are no symptoms, the disease is not present. Chlamydia can long time be in a latent form. Therefore, if there are concerns or there are even minor symptoms are advised to undergo examination. During a long course of the disease without proper treatment chlamydia becomes chronic, which complicates the treatment process.
Treatment of chlamydia
Despite the mild symptoms, this sexually transmitted disease entails many serious consequences. In women the ascent of chlamydia in the genital tract contributes to the inflammatory process in the cervix of the uterus, its appendages, mucosa and the fallopian tubes. Such violations in the future may cause infertility or an ectopic pregnancy. According to medical observations, the lack of treatment of chlamydia increases the percentage of occurrence of neoplastic diseases of the uterus.
A sexually transmitted infection, begin to heal after the test on its sensitivity to various antibiotics. The fact that trachomatis chlamydia is a parasitic microorganism that penetrate the cells of the body and has a low sensitivity to antibiotics. In connection with this sexually transmitted disease is assigned to a comprehensive course of medical therapy. It includes a reception:
- anti-inflammatory drugs;
- drugs dysbiosis.
In addition to medical treatment patient is prescribed douching, baths, candles, and more. Can be recommended ultrasound therapy, electrophoresis, magnetic effect of quantum therapy. All medicines and physiotherapy treatments prescribed by the doctor individually, depending on the characteristics of the disease of the patient.
The total duration of the course of therapeutic therapy is about 2-3 weeks.
After its completion, the patient again undergoes tests for chlamydia.
The course of treatment must pass both sexual partners, even if the second one had a negative test for the presence of this infection. Throughout the period of treatment is recommended to refrain from any sexual contact.