Chronic gonorrhea - one of the most common sexually transmitted disease that affects the mucous membranes of the genitourinary system.Sometimes the disease process also applies to the mucous membrane of the mouth, eyes, rectum.The causative agent of gonorrhea - gonococcus.The disease is transmitted mainly in the following ways:
- through unprotected sexual contact (in most cases),
- household way: through a towel, washcloth, linens.
After contact with the mucous membrane of the gonococcus causes local inflammation.The process may spread to the mucous membrane of the eye due to poor hygiene.Newborns infected by sick mother while passing through the birth canal.The mucous membrane of the mouth and rectum are affected by oral and anal sex.
Signs of chronic gonorrhea in men
gonorrhea symptoms begin to appear on the third day of infection, although the duration of the incubation period can be up to 2 weeks.Men are beginning to feel a burning sensation, itching in the urethra, the discomfort becomes mor
advanced forms of gonorrhea becomes chronic, covering all nearby organs: epididymis, seminal vesicles, the prostate gland.Chronic gonorrhea in men characterized by the sensation of burning a weak and insignificant secretions, which often occur in the morning.The general course of the disease is quite sluggish, but some factors (spicy foods, alcohol, excitement, hypothermia) can provoke an aggravation.
Chronic gonorrhea is fraught with complications such as prostatitis, epididymitis, urethral narrowing rumen nature, often leads to infertility.These pathologies require prolonged treatment or surgery.
How is women
disease With regard to women, while infecting them gonococcus in most cases affects the cervical (cervical) and the urethra.In acute disease appear severe pain, and even stinging during urination, including in the lower abdomen, cervical lesion is accompanied by a mucous discharge with an admixture of pus.Often the inflammation extends to the sexual glands, leading to severe swelling and soreness of the labia.
Ignoring the disease it quickly becomes chronic, which is characterized by an almost complete absence of symptoms.Sometimes it may appear weak nagging pains in the lower abdomen and a small allocation.This condition causes a false false sense of complete recovery, when in fact the inflammation progresses and spreads, and the patient remains contagious.Exacerbations pathology can occur with fatigue, prolonged exposure to cold during menstruation.
Chronic gonorrhea in women, despite the almost complete absence of external manifestations, often leads to very unpleasant and dangerous consequences: the development of inflammation of the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, adhesions, infertility.These diseases occur in acute form: the patients concerned about severe pain in the lower back, lower abdomen, discharge purulent character, often mixed with blood, body temperature increased.
In women as in men, running a chronic gonorrhea can lead to dangerous conditions, when it required surgery.Insidious disease causes pathological changes in reproductive organs and infertility applies to all organs: heart, kidneys, brain, liver, bones, joints, muscles, skin and can lead to a general blood poisoning (sepsis).
How is chronic gonorrhea
Given the highly contagious and the likelihood of complications, treatment of chronic gonorrhea in men as in women, should begin at the first symptoms.Even after recovery of patients observed for 2-3 months in order to detect the possible lurking gonococci.
Patients should observe a special diet: completely eliminate alcohol, salty, spicy, smoked products and to refuse sex.Therapy is complex: Antibiotic treatment is combined with the reception of bracing means and immunostimulants.
Antibiotics advisable only after identifying the causative agent of gonorrhea.For this purpose, patients are given special drugs, leading to relapse of the disease, followed by laboratory tests of genital secretions.Tested susceptibility to certain antibiotics, and then prescribe a specific drug.
immunostimulant effect is simultaneously strengthening immunity and provocation gonokokkov attack in which antibacterial agents provide optimal results.
applies specific and nonspecific immunotherapy:
- first feasible in the absence of symptoms or the presence of complicated forms of pathology.Its essence lies in the introduction of gonococcal vaccine, provoking the aggravation of the disease.The course consists of 8 injections in a day.
- immunotherapy In the second (non-specific) apply pirogenal, prodigiozan combined with restorative therapy.