Hexicon: universal assistant

October 14th, 2011

 Hexicon: universal assistant
 Hexicon produced in solution and a gel for topical application and is a drug that is used for topical treatment of infections of the skin and mucous membranes. Particularly widespread use he found in the emergency prevention of sexually transmitted infections by.

The active ingredient is chlorhexidine digluconate hexicon, which has a strong antimicrobial activity against many bacteria that cause skin infections and infections transmitted sexually. Are susceptible to the bacteria - syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, ureaplasmosis Ureaplasmosis - inflammation of the urogenital system  Ureaplasmosis - inflammation of the urogenital system
 , Bacterial vaginosis Bacterial vaginosis - it harmless little gardnerella?  Bacterial vaginosis - it harmless little gardnerella?
 Some species of staphylococcus, streptococcus, and other pathogens. It inhibits the livelihoods of some protozoa (trichomoniasis pathogens) and herpes simplex virus Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple  Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple
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 Hexicon: universal assistant

The mechanism of action hexicon

When applied to the skin and mucous membranes Hexicon kills all sensitivity to the hair while maintaining activity in the presence of blood and products of inflammation (e.g. pus).

The drug is practically not absorbed into the bloodstream, and the small amount which nevertheless absorbed from the skin and mucous membranes, subsequently excreted in the urine without causing general action on the organism. Antibacterial action hexicon increases with increasing temperature, but at temperatures above Stra degrees drug decomposed.

 Hexicon: universal assistant

Indications hexicon

Indications for use hexicon are various infections of the skin and mucous membranes. But more often it is used for emergency prevention of sexually transmitted infections (for example, after the rape). In this case, it should be used no later than two hours after sexual intercourse. To this solution 2 ml hexicon via a special nozzle is poured into the urethra of men. In the treatment of women, they were injected 1 ml of the urethra and about 10 ml of the vagina. Both men and women need to hold this solution for two - three minutes, it is better to do in the supine position. Then you have to wipe the skin of the external genitalia and thighs cloth soaked in a solution hexicon. When the treatment is over, you can not urinate for two hours.

Treatment of all sexual infections hexicon performed only on prescription, since this is required before the laboratory tests to identify the pathogen and its sensitivity to antibacterial agents. In addition, one external agents in the treatment of these infections is almost never possible to manage. Then Hexicon is part of a complex therapy, it is used as a solution or a gel.

Hexicon is used for the treatment of purulent skin infections (boils, felon, mastitis), septic wounds, surgical wounds, burns in the form of irrigation, applications of the solution or gel application. In this case, also requires prior laboratory study of biological material (for example, discharge from the wound). It should be especially careful to use the drug if the victim has an open traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury - hit in this area hexicon highly undesirable.

In dentistry Hexicon used to treat a variety of infections of periodontal (tissue surrounding the tooth) and the oral mucosa. It is used as a rinse with stomatitis, gingivitis, periodontitis.

 Hexicon: universal assistant

Contraindications hexicon

Contraindications to the use hexicon are dermatitis (skin inflammation non-infectious), allergic reactions, hypersensitivity to the components of the drug.

Be particularly careful in the treatment of children as Hexicon must not fall into the eye through the open wound in the ear when there is suspicion of rupture of the eardrum. If Hexicon got into eyes, they should be thoroughly rinsed with running water.

Do not use Hexicon simultaneously with application to the skin or mucous membranes of iodine. Before application to the skin hexicon to wash off the soap and any other detergents - they reduce the effectiveness hexicon whereas alcohol enhances its effectiveness.

During pregnancy and lactation Hexicon can only be used as a solution that has minimal absorption.

In applying hexicon may cause side effects in the form of burning, itching, dryness and irritation of the skin, sticky skin of the hands for a few minutes after treatment, as well as various types of allergic reactions, including sunlight, but it quickly passes after cancellation drug. After rinsing the mouth hexicon possible discoloration of the teeth, tartar Plaque - why it should be removed?  Plaque - why it should be removed?
 , Changes in taste, but it also passes quickly.

Since the drug is used topically and almost not absorbed into the blood of overdose it has not yet been fixed.

Galina Romanenko

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Endometriosis - an actual problem

November 19th, 2012

 genital endometriosis
 Currently, endometriosis, how the disease is widespread among all levels of the female population. Endometriosis is not only medical but also social problem. Special attention should be genital endometriosis, as it not only leads to disability, disruption of the emotional and mental state, but often the cause of infertility. In the course of conducting statistical studies found that among all patients with endometriosis about 92-96% falls on the genital form of the disease. Usually, endometriosis affects women of reproductive age (35-40 years). Treatment of the disease for a long period and is aimed at restoration of reproductive function and inhibition of the progression of the process.

Endometriosis - a hormone-dependent disease in which cells similar in histological structure and functioning of the cells of the mucous membrane of the uterus, grow abroad. By location endometriosis secrete genital and extragenital process. If you have endometriosis affects the tissues and organs of the reproductive system. Endometriosis is divided into outer (endometrioid ovarian cysts Ovarian cysts - normal or dangerous?  Ovarian cysts - normal or dangerous?
 , Peritoneal endometriosis, endometriosis fallopian tubes Fallopian tubes: an important part of the reproductive system  Fallopian tubes: an important part of the reproductive system
 , Endometriosis retrotservikalnogo Retrotservikalnogo endometriosis - is not such a rare disease  Retrotservikalnogo endometriosis - is not such a rare disease
 , Vaginal endometriosis, endometriosis peritoneal rectouterine space and endometriosis, external genital organs). For internal endometriosis include endometriosis or uterine adenomyosis. In the mechanism of the disease have identified a number of reasons. Many researchers believe the triggering factor of occurrence of retrograde reflux of menstrual blood through the fallopian tubes into the abdominal cavity. There endometrial cells get accustomed to the parietal peritoneum, and are beginning to grow, forming endometriosis. In addition, the emergence of the disease contribute to abnormalities in immune and hormonal system, heredity, malformations of the internal organs, obesity, stress and more.

 Endometriosis - an actual problem

The clinical picture of endometriosis

Manifestation of endometriosis is directly related to the location of the endometrial lesions. And yet, all forms of endometriosis has a number of similar symptoms:

  • Pain

Pains are constant, aching in nature and amplified before menstruation and during the first days of her. During menstruation pains become arching, pressing, due to the rupture of menstrual blood at the site of endometriotic lesions and irritation of his capsule. Often the pain is so pronounced that it is not cropped antispasmodics and analgesics. With each menstrual pain intensity increases. In addition, the origin of the pain associated with the development of adhesions at the site of endometrioid heterotopias. Adhesions form as a result of aseptic inflammation that accompanies each exacerbation.

  • Menstrual irregularities

Violation of the menstrual cycle is the second characteristic sign of endometriosis. The cycle becomes irregular or shortened. Menstruation acquire the character of heavy, clotted and painful. Before and after menstruation appear brown spotting. Meno and metrorrhagia anemizatsii lead to the patient.

  • Dyspareunia

Almost all women, endometriosis patients, complained of pain during sexual intercourse. Often, the pain can be so severe that the sexual life is impossible.

  • Barrenness

Endometriosis is the cause of functional infertility, both primary and secondary.

 Endometriosis - an actual problem


The prevention of endometriosis should be carried out not only to women who have been treated and got rid of the disease, but also those who are not faced with endometriosis. Preventive measures include:

  • regular preventive gynecological check-ups at least once a year;
  • treatment of acute and chronic diseases of the reproductive system;
  • normalization of the menstrual cycle;
  • normalization of body weight (the fight against obesity);
  • as far as possible to avoid stressful situations;
  • hormonal contraception Hormonal contraception: Modern birth control pills  Hormonal contraception: Modern birth control pills

Anna Sozinova

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