Cystitis: take urgent measures - Treatment

January 8, 2009

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 treatment of cystitis


Cystitis caused by bacterial infection usually treated with antibiotics. Treatment for noninfectious cystitis depends on its cause.


Treatment of bacterial cystitis

Antibiotics - first-line treatment of bacterial cystitis. Which drugs are prescribed by a doctor, and how long the course of treatment depends on the patient's overall health and maintenance of the bacteria in the urine.

Usually, the symptoms improved significantly in the first days of treatment. However, the standard course of antibiotics lasting from three days to a week, depending on the severity of the infection. Regardless of the effectiveness of the treatment, you should take the entire course of antibiotics prescribed by a physician to completely eradicate the infection.

When recurrent urinary tract infections therapist may recommend to prolong antibiotic treatment or refer you to a doctor who specializes in diseases of the urinary tract (urologist or nephrologist) to check to see whether the cause of the infection urological disorders. In some cases, women lack a single dose of an antibiotic after intercourse.

Nosocomial infections of the bladder can cause difficulties in treatment, because the hospital bacteria are often resistant to common types of antibiotics used for the treatment of community-acquired bladder infections. For this reason, often require different kinds of antibiotics and a variety of treatment approaches.


The treatment of interstitial cystitis

If interstitial cystitis Interstitial cystitis - inflammation of the bladder  Interstitial cystitis - inflammation of the bladder
   the cause of the inflammation is unknown, therefore, a single treatment does not exist. To relieve the symptoms of interstitial cystitis therapy used the following methods:

  • Drugs that are taken orally or infused directly into the bladder;
  • Stretching or bladder surgery;
  • Stimulation of the nerve electrical impulses small force to relieve pelvic pain and decreasing frequency of urination.


Treatment of other forms of non-infectious cystitis

In acute cystitis Acute cystitis: Treat treated responsibly  Acute cystitis: Treat treated responsibly
   patients require bed rest. Appointed by drinking plenty of fluids and diet with the exception of acute and salty foods, alcoholic beverages.

It is useful to use a decoction of herbs (kidney tea, bearberry), has a diuretic effect. To reduce the use of pain warm baths, heating pads. When pronounced soreness can be used means relieving muscle spasms of the bladder (Nospanum, papaverine). It is used as an antibacterial treatment prescribed by your doctor.

Treatment of chronic cystitis is aimed, above all, to restore normal urine flow (treatment of prostate adenoma, narrowing of the urethra, and so on). Be sure to carry out the identification and treatment of all foci of infection in the body (eg, chronic tonsillitis). Antibiotic treatment for chronic cystitis Chronic cystitis: a correct diagnosis - the main  Chronic cystitis: a correct diagnosis - the main
   It carried out only after urine culture, to identify infectious agent and its sensitivity to antibiotics.

If you have an intolerance to certain chemicals, such as spermicides, please refrain from the use of containing them, to reduce symptoms and prevent cystitis in the future.

Treatment cystitis that occurs as a complication of chemotherapy or radiation therapy aimed at reducing pain, usually with medication and increasing fluid intake. In most cases, cystitis, chemotherapy-induced passes after completion of chemotherapy.


Home remedies for the treatment of cystitis

Cystitis can be painful, but in your power to ease the discomfort:

  • Use a heating pad. Place a heater at the lower abdomen, to minimize the feeling of pressure or bladder pain.
  • Avoid dehydration. Drink plenty of fluids, but do not drink coffee, alcohol, soft drinks containing caffeine, citrus juices and spicy foods while continuing treatment. These substances can irritate the bladder and aggravate the discomfort.
  • Take a sitz bath. Take a sitz bath with warm water for 15-20 minutes.


Prevention of cystitis

Cranberry juice or tablets containing proanthocyanidins - tested tools, proven to reduce the risk of repeated bladder infections. However, do not drink cranberry juice if you are taking blood-thinning drugs such as warfarin (Coumadin). Possible interactions between cranberry juice and warfarin Warfarin - indirect anticoagulants  Warfarin - indirect anticoagulants
   may lead to bleeding.

In addition, doctors recommend that women who suffer from recurrent bladder infections, use the following tips:

  • Drink plenty of fluids, especially water. This is especially important if you are undergoing chemotherapy or radiation therapy.
  • Most urinate. If you feel the urge to urinate, do not delay going to the toilet.
  • After defecation wipe from front to back, not the other way around. This helps prevent the spread of bacteria from the anal area of ​​the vagina and urethra.
  • Take a shower instead of a bath. If you are susceptible to infections, replace the bath shower.
  • Do not use deodorant sprays or feminine hygiene products in the genital area. These products can irritate the urethra and bladder.

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Pain in cystitis - can I remove them?

September 14, 2011

 the pain of cystitis
 Pain characteristic for the acute and chronic cystitis, but in nature they may be different. It is important to timely appeal for medical help is warn chronic process, and if the process has already moved into a chronic form, be warned complications.

 Pain in cystitis - can I remove them?

Pain in acute cystitis

Any pain signal that the body is something wrong.

Sharp pains are talking about acute process, if the pain is reduced without treatment, it is often said that there is a tendency to chronic process.

Acute cystitis begins suddenly, and appears excruciating pain when urinating frequently. Thus, the stronger the inflammation is, the more intense and pain. This happens due to the fact that the inner inflamed mucous membrane of the bladder, which is a lot of nerve endings. Under the influence of pathogens and shows erosion and small wounds, which falls in the urine with a high concentration of salts, causing severe pain.

In severe forms of acute cystitis urge to urinate is so frequent and painful that the patient does not have time to run to the toilet - there is urinary incontinence. At the same time there, and pain in the lower abdomen above the pubis, while trying to probing this area is very painful.

In men against such inflammatory edema can occur at the junction of the bladder to the urethra, causing acute urinary retention and increased pain in the suprapubic area. Pain is given in the perineum, anus, and head of the penis.

 Pain in cystitis - can I remove them?

How to relieve the pain of acute cystitis

Pain in acute cystitis can be eliminated only by removing inflammation. But inflammation can be eliminated with antibiotics. It is best suited for this purpose Monural, which can be taken only once. Monural destroy all the bacteria in the lining of the bladder. If the inflammation is strong and accompanied by high fever, then Monural can take again the next day.

In order to excrete the products of inflammation and activity of the bacteria, you need to drink more water: a water, stewed fruit, fruit drinks, herbal infusions and decoctions, has disinfectant and diuretic properties.

Along with taking antibiotics is necessary to carry out thermal treatments. Women can make a warm hip baths (in water can dissolve a small amount of manganese), while men are more suitable hot compress or heating pad on the abdomen. But thermal procedures can not be done in the event that all of the blood colored urine (hemorrhagic cystitis).

The pain will decrease and if you remove muscle spasms of the bladder (detrusor), in the end, you can take two tablets shpy or enter into the anus rectal suppositories with papaverine Papaverine - for pain caused by spasms of smooth muscles  Papaverine - for pain caused by spasms of smooth muscles
 . In hemorrhagic cystitis it is better not to do: antispasmodic can relax and the blood vessels that lead to increased bleeding.

Finally, when the pain became unbearable, you can take painkillers to analginum or paracetamol.

 Pain in cystitis - can I remove them?

Pain in chronic cystitis

In chronic cystitis pain will not be as pronounced, they are more likely to wear a long aching character. Chronic cystitis Cystitis: urgently take action  Cystitis: urgently take action
   can occur without complications, bladder wall becomes inflamed with involvement in the process is not only mucosal as acute cystitis, but more deeply situated layers. In this case, there are short-term pain with urination, day and night incontinence, abdominal pain Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms  Abdominal pain: Types and Symptoms
   when urinating.

But more chronic process in the bladder arises against disorders passage that is cross-urinary tract, e.g., the narrowing of the urethra in men after undergoing genital infection, stasis of urine on the background of the back throwing (reflux) from the bladder into the ureter or urethra into the bladder, in violation of the nervous regulation of the bladder. In this case, there are frequent acute painful urination, pain in the abdomen and in the lumbar region, fever.

 Pain in cystitis - can I remove them?

How to take the pain of chronic cystitis

Pain in chronic cystitis less intense but more persistent, they are harassed by patients, so they also want to shoot. For this purpose, applied analgesics (aspirin, but not, it can cause a bleeding). Well suited baralgin, which includes analgesic and antispasmodic papaverine analginum. Wire and heat treatment - they also relieve pain and spasms.

But finally relieve pain in chronic cystitis can only be properly assigned (after a preliminary examination and identification of the causes of disease) treatment of cystitis Treatment of cystitis - in which cases need hospitalization  Treatment of cystitis - in which cases need hospitalization

Sometimes to restore the passage of urine even need surgery.

Cystitis is better not to run, and then the pain is removed easily and quickly.

Galina Romanenko

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