Bacterial vaginosis in men is much rarer than in women, as gardnerelly not part of the pathogenic microflora living on the surface of the male genitalia. Gardnerella come to men through sexual intercourse with women, but in most cases do not survive.
Under what conditions multiplies rapidly gardnerella men
Gardnerella - a bacterium belonging to the pathogenic microflora of the vagina in women, but not found in normal men. Moreover, if a healthy man after sexual contact with a woman fall gardnerelly, they do not take root on the surface of the male sex organs and disappear within 2-3 days.
However, gardnerelly can cause some men long flowing subtle lingering inflammation. And it's not dysbiosis and disease equated to sexual infection. Some men are just carriers gardnerellas, signs of inflammation have not found.
In some cases gardnerella men causes the disease? It is found that the cause of the disease can be a decrease of general or local immunity. As a rule, deferred common diseases, antibiotics, drugs that suppress the immune system, regular use of topical antiseptics for the prevention of sexually transmitted infections, frequent change of sexual partners, sexual infections and so on.
Symptoms of bacterial vaginosis in men
Inflammatory processes in men caused gardnerellami, can not be called gardnerellezom. Usually this balanitis, urethritis, cystitis, prostatitis, infections caused by this pathogen.
The first manifestations of disease occur within 1-2 weeks after sexual contact with a woman suffering gardnerellezom. Balanitis, or inflammation of the glans penis is manifested in the form of a little red and scanty discharge from the genital tract, that man might not notice.
Urethritis and cystitis
Cystitis: urgently take action
(inflammation of the urethra and bladder) may occur frequent painful urination, and can just as slight burning sensation when urinating. These diseases also occur imperceptibly.
Prostatitis and epididymitis (inflammation of the prostate and epididymis) gardnerelly cause extremely rare and occur in the form of pain in the abdomen or scrotum, smack in the crotch.
Diagnosis and treatment of bacterial vaginosis in men
The man, who had found gardnerelly, subject to full inspection. First of all, identify the possible presence of other latent sexual infections, which caused decrease in immunity. Checks and general immunity.
Do I need to do to treat bacterial vaginosis in men, if it does not manifest itself? Experts believe that it is necessary, as the carrier gardnerellas is a potential source of infection to their sexual partners.
Treatment gardnerelly men carried out with the help of antibacterial agents that are assigned to the inside, that is, have a general (systemic) action. Preparations are selected individually according to a survey on the sensitivity to them gardnerellas. How to treat bacterial vaginosis in men, determined by a physician.
Most often prescribe these antibiotics for the treatment of bacterial vaginosis
Treatment of bacterial vaginosis - should be comprehensive
men: metronidazole (Trichopolum, trikasayd), fluoroquinolones (levofloxacin), antibiotics tetracycline (doxycycline), lincosamides (clindamycin). The treatment regimen bacterial vaginosis in men - is 7-10 -day course of antibiotics.
Since after antibiotic therapy often develop intestinal dysbiosis, it is usually prescribed after pro- and prebiotics - drugs that include colony useful for intestinal bacteria and substances that contribute to their livelihoods. It bifidumbakterin
Bifidumbacterin - restores normal intestinal microflora
fort bififor, Probifor, laktobakterin, Atsipol
Atsipol - normalizes the intestinal microflora
, Linex, Lactusan and others. Assign also vitamins and minerals.
From bracing means prescribed courses of herbal medicine (Immunal, tincture of Siberian Ginseng, and so on), biostimulants (aloe extract injections). If there is a significant decrease in immunity, then the results immunograms appointed immunomodulators.
For the treatment of protracted urethritis, cystitis, prostatitis appointed as physiotherapy.
Bacterial vaginosis in men is not as common, but it can be a marker for the presence of some trouble in the body that caused the decline of the immune system and the inflammatory process caused by gardnerellami. To get rid of gardnerellas, you need to find out the true cause of the disease.