- Effects of yeast: the more fraught with neglect of health
- Among women
- When pregnancy
Thrush or candidiasis - this may not be the most dangerous infection, but its appearance is very unpleasant, and the effects of time the treated yeast will not make itself felt all the time, including during pregnancy. Therefore, you need to treat thrush as it should, acting not only on the pathogen, but also on the overall condition of the body.
Why do I get thrush
Thrush or candidiasis of genitals - a disease that is of particular fungi genus Candida, yeast-like structure having. The fungus Candida is almost always live in the mucous membranes, including genital mutilation, without causing disease.
Thrush appears in violation of immunity when reduced defenses. In this case, the fungi begin to actively proliferate and penetrate deep into the mucosa, causing disease.
Decreased immunity and contribute to the development of thrush hormonal disorders, endocrine diseases, vitamin deficiency, various long-occurring chronic diseases, antibiotics, glucocorticoid hormones and hormonal contraceptives.
If time does not treat thrush, it will go into chronic relapsing several times a year.
The symptoms of thrush
In acute disease in the mucous membranes of the external genitalia of women there is redness, swelling, and white cheesy raids. When removing the plaque can be seen in its place superficial violation mucosa - erosion. All this is accompanied by severe itching, burning, and sometimes - in violation of urination.
Chronic yeast infection is less severe symptoms, but they can be permanent or repetitive.
In men thrush it is less common than in women, and it also has a value of reduced immunity. Thrush manifests in men
Thrush in men - not such a rarity
redness and swelling of the glans penis, odor and pain during sexual intercourse. It often happens that, in spite of the presence of yeast infection in women, a man is healthy, but the weakening of the body (this may be due to nerve overload) he shows signs of thrush in while my wife these symptoms have passed.
What consequences can have thrush
Correct and timely treated thrush goes without a trace and has no consequences.
Long flowing chronic thrush
Chronic yeast infection - how to win illness
can completely disrupt the intimate life, also becomes chronic endangers the conservation of thrush during pregnancy.
Infection of the fetus mushrooms is rare, although the yeast-like fungi are found in almost 80% of pregnant women. However, occasionally there are severe attack of fungi Candida internal organs of the fetus, such as the brain. Usually, the infection affects the umbilical cord, skin, oral mucosa and respiratory tract. Even rarer generalized (of the body) affecting the fetus, which usually ends with a premature termination of pregnancy.
A newborn baby can become infected with candida, passing through the birth canal of women. In this case, he appeared characteristic signs of thrush in the mouth, on the gums and inside of the cheeks - redness, swelling and cheesy raids.
One of the unpleasant complications of thrush is a common infection in the urinary tract and kidneys. In these organs infection can occur for a long time, causing recurrent acute bacterial infection and accession.
How to get rid of thrush
To do this, first of all, a correct diagnosis. The diagnosis is confirmed by yeast smears taken from the female genital tract, under a microscope, or microbiological research (sowing selections on medium to identify the infectious agent and its sensitivity to antifungal drugs). One of the most accurate analysis - analysis which revealed the presence of DNA of fungi Candida in the blood (polymerase chain reaction - PCR).
After establishing the exact cause of the disease the doctor prescribes a course of treatment with antifungal drugs, which kill the fungus Candida. For pregnant women, there are special preparations that do not have toxic effects on the fetus.
Simultaneously, the overall improvement of the body. In order to strengthen immunity
Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system
recommended intake of vitamin and mineral supplements, nutrition
Proper nutrition - the basic precepts of healthy food
, Moderate exercise, walking outdoors, with the exception of stress, heavy physical and mental exertion.