The more dangerous drug from acne during pregnancy?

April 20, 2012

 The more dangerous drug from acne during pregnancy
 Changes in a woman's body during pregnancy, caused in the first place, swings, increased levels of certain hormones that can trigger the appearance of acne. In normal situations, suitable for the treatment of acne medications with tetracycline Tetracycline - a natural broad-spectrum antibiotic  Tetracycline - a natural broad-spectrum antibiotic
 , Or retinoid isotretinoin during pregnancy but some of these agents are not recommended.

  • Isotretinoin: a form of vitamin A, isotretinoin in the composition of medicinal ointments tablets, according to medical research, increases the risk of congenital abnormalities in the child. Isotretinoin can cause defects of the cardiovascular system, central nervous system of the child, and also increases the risk of miscarriage Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?  Miscarriage - can you protect yourself from it?
   in early pregnancy and the child's death during childbirth.
  • Tretinoin: a little less "aggressive" form of vitamin A Vitamin A: An important element of the health and beauty  Vitamin A: An important element of the health and beauty
 , Tretinoin as part of medicinal ointments or creams for acne in a small amount enters the blood (according to studies, less than ten percent of the substance into the blood of women and can penetrate through the placenta to the baby). Although tretinoin is considered much less dangerous than its nearest "relative" isotretinoin, before use of acne medications with this substance during pregnancy it is necessary to consult a dermatologist.
  • Tetracycline: antibiotics used to treat acne and certain infectious diseases of the respiratory tract, can cause a number of health problems of the child - for example, slowing down the natural process of bone formation of the embryo, tooth discoloration Teeth Whitening - miracles are possible, but whether it is desirable?  Teeth Whitening - miracles are possible, but whether it is desirable?

 The more dangerous drug from acne during pregnancy?

When taking medication for acne safely?

  • Isotretinoin although drugs to combat acne, which is composed of isotretinoin considered absolutely safe in normal cases, during pregnancy from such funds must be abandoned. In addition, the drugs are contraindicated with isotretinoin and after pregnancy, for the entire period of breastfeeding.
  • Tretinoin: because of the structure and origin of tretinoin and isotretinoin are similar, treatment of acne using tretinoin are also encouraged to give up.
  • Tetracycline: drugs to combat acne, containing tetracycline during pregnancy is not recommended (it is allowed only in case the medication recommended by your doctor). After pregnancy, lactation, tetracycline can use.

 The more dangerous drug from acne during pregnancy?

Medicines for acne, sold without a prescription

Medicines for the treatment of acne and sold in pharmacies without a prescription, usually contain, low concentrations of active ingredients and therefore relatively safe for a pregnant woman. For example, for the treatment of acne during pregnancy are recommended means of skin care products with benzoyl peroxide. But from the products for the treatment of acne, which include salicylic acid, during pregnancy should be abandoned.

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Erosion of the cervix during pregnancy - unpleasant, but not dangerous for life

February 28, 2014

 erosion of the cervix during pregnancy
 Erosion of the cervix during pregnancy may be an extension of the disease occurring before pregnancy, and can occur on its background. In any case, a pregnant woman should be seen in the antenatal clinic and doctor's prescription to obtain the necessary treatment - it will prevent complications during delivery.


A long-term erosion of the cervix and pregnancy

If pregnancy occurs in a woman on the background of existing erosion, it can be complicated for the accession of infection. The fact is that during pregnancy, immunosuppression occurs naturally, it is necessary to ensure that the immune system has stolen women fetal tissues that are foreign to her body. Immunosuppression contributes to the development of infection, including genital area. Erosion of the cervix in pregnant women may then progress due accession infection.

Therefore, all women obstetricians today recommended to plan pregnancy. During planning, and identifies all possible disease being treated, including infection and cervical erosion. If a woman is planning a pregnancy, cervical erosion try to treat the most gentle way, so that the cervix is ​​left in the scar. Pregnancy in cervical erosion occurs in these cases with minimal risk of complications.

Today at small erosions preference is given to conservative methods of treatment, identifying and eliminating the causes of the erosion, primarily infection and hormonal disorders. Much attention is paid to the restoration of normal vaginal microflora, which in the future will be on their own to fight the opportunistic and pathogenic infection.


Abortion in the cervical erosion - how it is harmful?

Sometimes a woman does not plan the pregnancy, but accidentally discovers the presence of her erosion. How to be in this case, how harmful abortion? Carrying out any type of medical abortion in cervical erosion is not contraindicated, however, abortion is harmful in any case, since abrupt termination of pregnancy contributes to a violation of hormonal background, and hence activation of the infection and the spread of erosion. But with proper conduct of abortion, followed by treatment of erosion and the restoration of the vaginal flora The microflora of the vagina: purity  The microflora of the vagina: purity
   complications in most cases does not happen.


For the first time emerged erosion of the cervix during pregnancy

Since this condition in women hormonal changes and decreased immunity, erosion of the cervix in pregnancy is not an uncommon phenomenon. In the first half of pregnancy, the main female sex hormone progesterone is Progesterone - norm and pathology  Progesterone - norm and pathology
 , Whose mission - to save the pregnancy by inhibiting the contractile activity of uterine muscles. A large number of progesterone inhibits the secretion of several estrogen - the female sex hormones that support normal microflora of the vagina and its ability to cleanse itself, that is to fight the infection.

At the same time a pregnant woman takes the physiological depression of immunity. All of this contributes to the rapid proliferation of pathogenic microflora, which is always present in the vagina, but it is normal for a small amount can cause infectious-inflammatory processes. During pregnancy, infection containment barriers weaken, develop inflammatory process which leads to the development of cervical erosion.

Can there be bleeding from erosion during pregnancy? Cervical erosion - is a violation of the surface, so the bleeding can not be. But spotting cause erosion can be such pain is not usually accompanied by spotting. But in any case, no matter what caused the appearance of bleeding Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology  Spotting - it is important to rule out pathology
 . A woman should see a doctor immediately.


How to treat cervical erosion during pregnancy

In order to treat the erosion of the cervix during pregnancy, you must first conduct a survey. The main purpose of the survey is to identify the infection and its sensitivity to antibiotics, as well as dysplasia Dysplasia - what is it?  Dysplasia - what is it?
   - Changing the appearance of the cells at the site of erosion.

All the identified infection in pregnant women being treated. Sometimes, one has such a treatment is enough to stop the spread of erosion. After birth, the erosion can pass on their own. If this does not happen after the complete recovery of the body being treated erosion of women and, if necessary, and sear.

An important criterion in the management of pregnant women is the presence or absence of cervical dysplasia. If no dysplasia, erosion does not apply. Treatment should be deferred until delivery.

In identifying dysplasia treatment approach should be individualized.

Galina Romanenko

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