Treatment and symptoms of ureaplasmosis in women
Ureaplasmosis is a disease, the causative agent of which is the bacterium Ureaplasma urealyticum. The main path of infection is unprotected sex with a sick person.
Symptoms of ureaplasmosis in women
It is possible to recognize the presence of the disease only5 weeks after infection, and then only when there are at least some signs. After all, in most cases, the symptoms of ureaplasmosis in women do not manifest at all. Therefore, if you become concerned about burning and pain with urination, pain in the lower abdomen and various discharge from the vagina, then to avoid pathologies, contact a gynecologist.
Ureplasmosis in women: diagnosis
The disease is identified by the results ofa common smear, in which there will most likely be an increased number of white blood cells. The causative agent itself is determined by more accurate methods of investigation: bacterial culture and PCR.
Ureaplasmosis: treatment in women
Treatment of this disease should be prescribed onlydoctor. Typically, for these purposes prescribed antibacterial agents in the form of intramuscular injections or tablets. If you are allergic to any medications, then be sure to tell your doctor about it. Along with this, additional treatment is prescribed, including immuno- and physiotherapy.
During the incubation period, it is possible to prevent the development of the disease by applying special preventive treatment for several days (it is performed after sexual intercourse).
If symptoms of ureaplasmosis are foundwomen, it is urgent to undergo a course of treatment and its sexual partner. Otherwise, it can again become infected with ureaplasmosis. Even if the partner does not bother with anything, he must be persuaded to undergo examination, because with the asymptomatic course of the disease, the risk of developing various kinds of complications increases.
Ureaplasmosis in women with pregnancy
Before planning a pregnancy for each womanYou need to pass all the necessary tests that can show the presence of this infection. The fact is that during the gestation of the baby in the future mother is very weakened immunity, and even a small amount of this bacterium is necessarily activated. And because of the negative effect of antibiotics, which kills the ureaplasma bacteria, treatment of this disease at this time will be impossible. As a result, there is a high probability of inflammation of the genital organs and infection of the child at the time of birth.
If the infection with ureaplasma occurred already inthe time of pregnancy, and there were symptoms of ureaplasmosis in women, the doctor obligatorily appoints the delivery of the necessary tests. And to prevent infection of the child and reduce the risk of premature birth after 22 weeks, women are prescribed antibiotics and drugs that support immunity.
Who is most likely to have this disease?
The most vulnerable to infection with ureaplasma are women who:
- lead a promiscuous sex life;
- previously suffered an STD;
- do not use any means of protection against infections;
- until the age of 18 began to have sex life, etc.