Viral prostatitis - problems with immunity

January 31, 2014

 viral prostatitis
 Viral prostatitis occurs infrequently, it is usually the cause of a viral infection. Typically, viral prostatitis occurs in men with reduced immunity, particularly cunning thus have herpes viruses and human papilloma - prostatitis caused them prone to chronic course.


Viral Causes of prostatitis

The cause of viral prostatitis can be any viral infection: acute respiratory viral diseases, influenza, any form of herpes infection, virus infection and so on. But for such complications as prostatitis, infectious agent is required in addition to a significant decrease in immunity.

The most common viral cause of prostatitis is a herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2 and tsitomagalovirus. Thus prostatitis may occur, both acute and chronic. To identify the infectious agent in this case is not easy, as some men herpetic prostatitis develops in the absence of lesions on the skin and mucous membranes.

The herpes virus is very tricky: once introduced into the body, it stays there forever. With good immunity the virus hides in the nerve ganglia and is in an inactive state.

But if the immune system is reduced, the herpes virus is activated by nerve endings gets into the skin or mucous membranes, rapidly multiply and cause disease.

Herpes virus is especially dangerous for people with immune deficiencies - in the case of herpes infection can take generalized, that is, can affect all organs and tissues. Not less dangerous in this case, and human papilloma virus.


Symptoms of acute viral prostatitis

Acute viral prostatitis can sometimes develop after suffering flu or SARS. If the cause of SARS was cytomegalovirus Cytomegalovirus - what is its danger?  Cytomegalovirus - what is its danger?
   (herpes virus type 5), the disease can become chronic.

Acute viral prostatitis begins with high fever, headache, malaise and weakness. Against this background, appear quickly voiding until acute retention. There are severe pain in the abdomen, in the lumbar region, perineum, in the genitals. Urination is frequent, but the bladder has not emptied, may interfere with defecation.

The disease is caused by the influenza virus and SARS, usually results in complete recovery, but sometimes due to lowered immunity can be complicated by additional bacterial infection.

Acute prostatitis is caused by a herpes virus, often becomes chronic. The disease can occur at the same time quietly and lead to such complications as infertility - impaired spermatogenesis, and the ability of sperm to fertilize.


Chronic viral prostatitis

Chronic viral prostatitis may be a result of not dolechennogo acute prostatitis, but more often he initially has a chronic course, as caused by viruses usually cause chronic infections - herpes simplex viruses Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple  Herpes simplex - in fact, not so simple
 , Cytomegalovirus and papillomavirus.

The disease occurs with exacerbations and remissions. During exacerbations appear voiding and pain in the perineum, genitals, lower back. Pain worse after sex. And there is increasing sexual dysfunction in the form of lack of erection, premature ejaculation, lack of orgasm. Over time there may come impotence and infertility.


Is it possible to identify the virus prostatitis?

Acute viral prostatitis - a rare disease so rarely revealed. But if it is a consequence of influenza and SARS, the disease usually goes away without consequences and without treatment.

The herpes virus can be identified through laboratory studies, but they are, unfortunately, not always fulfilled - acute herpetic prostatitis - a rare disease, and so the experts can not always suspect him. But chronic prostatitis Chronic prostatitis - every man should know his signs  Chronic prostatitis - every man should know his signs
 Caused by a herpes virus, especially if the patient has the characteristic rash on the skin and mucous membranes, reveal quite simple - in prostatic juice and urine can detect viral DNA by PCR and blood - antibodies to the virus by ELISA.


Treatment of viral prostatitis

Acute viral prostatitis require bed rest, fluid intake, and in the case of acute urinary disorders - elimination of urine using a catheter. If you installed the viral nature of the disease, the appointed antiviral drugs - acyclovir Acyclovir - as it is safe?  Acyclovir - as it is safe?
 , Valacyclovir, famciclovir.

Chronic prostatitis is treated according to the rules of treatment of herpes or papillomavirus infection with the appointment of antiviral, immunomodulatory, bracing products.

Galina Romanenko

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Treatment of cystitis at home: pay attention to diet

August 29, 2011

 Treatment of cystitis at home
 Cystitis - this is a very common disease, it is not always runs hard, so it is quite possible to be treated at home, but under the supervision of a physician and laboratory control cure. In order to achieve the maximum effect can be combined drug treatment with folk remedies.

 Treatment of cystitis at home: pay attention to diet

Basic principles of treatment of cystitis at home

Cystitis - an inflammation of the bladder mucosa, which is accompanied by frequent painful urination and pain in the abdomen. Cystitis more common in women, but it is all of them the first manifestation of cystitis are serious, due to which most women have bladder problems are recurrent. That is why such a "trifle" as cystitis Cystitis: urgently take action  Cystitis: urgently take action
 It should be treated under medical supervision. But it can be used with the methods used in the home.

The principle of treatment of cystitis in the home - a combination of pharmacological treatments with folk remedies. The majority of herbal drugs act gently, enhancing the action of drugs and reducing their side effects.

 Treatment of cystitis at home: pay attention to diet

Treatment of acute cystitis

In acute cystitis patient requires bed rest, drinking plenty of fluids (up to two liters a day). When a person drinks a lot of liquid, it removes from the urinary tract bacteria and their metabolic products. You can drink mineral water without gas, fruit, infusion of rose hips.

Equally important is the diet - the food should not irritate the bladder, so you want to remove from the diet of spicy, sour, smoked, canned and fried foods.

The next step - antibiotic treatment - it will appoint a doctor. Today, use short courses of potent antimicrobial drugs, such as Monural or fluoroquinolones (eg nolitsin). Decoctions and infusions of herbs such as St. John's wort, chamomile, bearberry leaves, cranberries help enhance the action of these drugs and excrete the products of its decay. Infusion of bearberry can be prepared as follows: a tablespoon dried minced raw pour a glass of boiled water, and drink a tablespoon three - chetye times a day. Infusions should be taken within one month in order to prevent the development of chronic inflammation.

Good back up heat treatment procedures (but only if there is blood in the urine). For this purpose, well suited warm hip baths with infusions and decoctions of herbs that have antiseptic properties, for example, with the infusion of chamomile flowers, or St. John's wort. Brewed infusions such a rate two and a half tablespoons per liter of boiling water. Duration of procedure - ten to fifteen minutes. These trays need to make two - three times a day, they are well past the pain and spasms in the bladder.

 Treatment of cystitis at home: pay attention to diet

Treatment of chronic cystitis

In chronic cystitis herbal infusions and decoctions even more relevant than in acute cystitis. This is due to the fact that the bacterial flora has already strongly "registered" in the bladder and has developed resistance (immunity) to antibiotics. Here and useful herbal remedies, such:

  • Mix a tablespoon of crushed dried leaves of calendula, St. John's wort, Eucalyptus, Echinacea, elecampane roots, two tablespoons of leaves, cranberries, elder flower, grass and fireweed meadowsweet, three tablespoons of dry comminuted hips; take a tablespoon of the collection, pour two cups of boiling water, strain and take on a third cup three times a day; This collection has antibacterial and diuretic, strengthens the immune system;
  • mix a tablespoon chopped dill herb Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices  Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices
 , Parsley, thyme, St. John's wort, knotweed; take a tablespoon of the collection, pour a glass of boiling water, strain and take on a third cup three times a day for three weeks, then take a break for two weeks, then repeat the course; just do three of the course.
  • to strengthen immunity Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system  Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system
   the drug can be purchased in a pharmacy; This tincture of echinacea, ginseng, Siberian Ginseng, Schisandra, propolis; they take twenty drops twice a day for ten days, then make a break and repeat the course;
  • well it strengthens the immune system and pollen.

Instead of physical therapy at home can be carried out thermal treatments, such:

  • in a bucket to pour two liters of boiling water and add the two tablespoons of soda, sit on a bucket, hide waist and legs with a blanket and sit until the water until cool;
  • clay to make a circle about two centimeters thick and attach to the lower abdomen for one to two hours; repeat the procedure several times at night;
  • flour and knead the cake of honey, apply it on the abdomen, on top - polyethylene, cotton, tie a towel and leave on all night.

Acute and chronic cystitis Chronic cystitis: a correct diagnosis - the main  Chronic cystitis: a correct diagnosis - the main
   it is possible to be treated at home, if it allows the patient's condition.

Galina Romanenko

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