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What is dangerous for human Ureaplasma: effect and complications of a ureaplasmosis

Ureaplasma is detected in the vaginal smear some women, so many are interested in what is dangerous Ureaplasma and how to get rid of it. Ureaplasma urealyticum and Ureaplasma parvum belong to the genus of Mycoplasma, bacteria do not have cell walls. They live on the mucous membranes of the genitourinary system. Unlike some other members of the Mycoplasma, Ureaplasma is an opportunistic microorganism. This means that such bacteria do not cause any pathological reactions and symptoms as long as their number remains quite low.

Why develop a ureaplasmosis?

The human immune system and normal microflora of the vagina and the urethra are the limiting factors, which do not allow Ureaplasma actively proliferate. Accordingly, it is possible to allocate some of the most common causes of ureaplasmosis:

  • the decrease in the protective forces of the body by pregnancy, malnutrition, nervous stress, heavy physical activity, inactivity or non-compliance with the regime of the day;
  • disruption of normal microflora, which can occur due to intake of antibiotics, frequent douching of the vagina, chronic infectious diseases of the genitourinary system.

It is worth noting that it revealed a Ureaplasma is not at all. Most often speakers are women, less such bacteria are found in men. The main mode of transmission of Ureaplasma is sexual contact, it is also possible vertical route of infection, when the infected child from the mother, passing through the birth canal. Any signs of infection may not appear for many years. Having Ureaplasma person learns only when immunity decreases or develop goiter.

Учащение мочеиспускания при уреаплазме

Specific treatment of Ureaplasma required, if bacteria initiated a pronounced inflammatory response in the organs of the urogenital system. To eliminate the infection antibiotics are used specific groups, their dosage and duration of treatment is assigned exclusively by the doctor. It often happens that a Ureaplasma develop resistance to some drugs, so the choice of antibiotic should take into account the sensitivity of the bacteria thereto (it is evaluated in the diagnostic studies). After completion of the course of treatment should be repeated smear analysis to confirm the absence of Ureaplasma and the effectiveness of therapy.

The question of whether the Ureaplasma is dangerous for a pregnant woman decides gynecologist.

The analysis on Ureaplasma included in the list of compulsory studies in pregnant women, butbetter to do it at the planning stage of the child.

Because pregnancy often leads to a worsening of anaplasmosis, the gynecologist may prescribe a specific treatment before conception.