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Consequences and treatment of mycoplasmosis in women during pregnancy

Common is the view that there are things in everyday life for women is absolutely not dangerous, while during pregnancy can pose a real threat not only for the baby but for the mother.

This view regards time as Mycoplasma. These bacteria are normal can be members of the normal microflora of the vagina of healthy women and does not cause pathologies or inflammation. In women they often lead to complications and negative consequences related to health.

The disease, which causes Mycoplasma, called Mycoplasma. It is very dangerous during pregnancy, as it can lead to the development of the urogenital tract of women, and in rare cases it can cause destruction of the fetus at all stages of pregnancy.

Mycoplasma in pregnant women today are often, especially in women who already encountered nevynashivaniyu.

What can cause the increase of bacteria

  • the defeat of the respiratory system;
  • visual dysfunction;
  • involvement of lymph nodes;
  • pathology of the liver and kidneys;
  • the Central nervous system;
  • infection of the skin.

There are also suggestions that Mycoplasma in pregnant women can lead to birth defects in the child, however, this view has not yet found scientific studies.

Mycoplasmosis in pregnant women is also contributing to the development mnogonogie and even improper attachment of the placenta and its detachment, the possible emergence of late toxicosis.

If the infection did not lead to premature delivery and not hurt the baby, then there is a possibility of infecting the newborn during the passage through the birth canal. This way of transmission is called vertical and can lead to severe postpartum complications, not only in the mother (e.g., endometritis which is an inflammation of the uterus), but also the child.

Severe consequences can be only in case if the infection occurs in the active phase and the titer of organisms exceeds the permitted limit (above 10 in the 4th degree).

If Mycoplasma in pregnant found in a quantity which corresponds to the carriage, the doctor may recommend she just observed and continuously to analyze the microflora in the presence of Mycoplasma to exclude rapid multiplication of microorganisms. Treatment in this case is not possible.


This disease is dangerous because almost half of all cases may pass without clinical symptoms, and therefore, the analysis of Mycoplasma is recommended duringpregnancy planning to carry out antibiotic therapy prior to conception.

However, in 60% of Mycoplasma infections in HIV-positive women in the position exists and is characterized by the following symptoms:

  1. the appearance of light, sometimes transparent secretions;
  2. itching of genitals;
  3. discomfort during urination;
  4. the pain during intercourse.

Treatment of infection

In the case of active phase of infection, it is necessary to carry out the correct treatment that will enable us to avoid the negative consequences.

It should be added that the treatment of mycoplasmosis during pregnancy is 2nd trimester (from the 12th week of pregnancy, preferably at 14-16 week), since before that time the fetus is the formation of organs, and therefore the administration of any antibacterial drugs is very dangerous.

It is also worth noting that Mycoplasma in pregnancy did not eliminate the tetracycline antibiotics, as they can adversely affect the fetus. Today the main drugs in the treatment of mycoplasmosis in pregnant women are macrolides, which have a milder effect on the body of the mother and child.

So, to treat this disease during pregnancy the following medications:

  • "Erythromycin";
  • "Azithromycin";
  • "Clindamycin";
  • "Rapamycin".

Antibiotic treatment course to 10 days.

However, the treatment of mycoplasmosis in the period of carrying a child today still remains an open question, as there are two points of view on this matter. Some doctors who call these bacteria are unconditional pathogens, it is recommended to carry out compulsory treatment, and others who believe mycoplasmas opportunistic microorganisms, just suggest to be observed.

The answer to the question about the necessity of antibacterial treatment can be given only after will be able to prove the role of Mycoplasma as etiologic agent in the development of a particular inflammatory process in pregnant women.

Is it possible to conceive of mycoplasmosis

When this infection of course, it is possible to conceive, but the pregnancy may acquire abnormal character. So, the bacteria can cause improper attachment of the placenta and then spread to the amniotic sheath. Due to the destruction of these shells increases the risk of involuntary interruption of pregnancy on early term. At a later time possible premature birth.

Statistics show that premature birth are 2-3 times more often. Therefore pregnancy should be planned, and partners together to be tested for Mycoplasma asimmunity to this bacterium is not produced and possibly re-infection.

If a woman has found Mycoplasma in high titer, then it is some time better to postpone thoughts of pregnancy aside, as it may endanger not only the health of your baby, but its.

It is also possible that advanced forms of Mycoplasma pregnancy may not occur. This is due to the fact that bacteria can lead to the development of purulent and inflammatory processes that prevent conception.