For today, probably, every moderna woman at least once in her life encountered a rather unpleasant gynecological disease - vaginal candidiasis. There are many topics on the Internet where women's diseases are discussed. Thrush is the leader in this list. As a rule, it occurs during a general fall in immunity, when the body can not independently fight the reproduction of fungi and bacteria. Its causative agent is a dangerous fungus of the genus Candida. Outbreaks of the disease are accompanied by such unpleasant symptoms as burning and itching in the vagina, unpleasant sensations during urination and sexual intercourse, as well as curdled white discharge. If the symptoms return periodically, then this is nothing but a chronic thrush. Usually, the disease reminds oneself after sexual contact or menstruation.

The causes of the disease are many. It can provoke intestinal dysbacteriosis, various sexual infections, chronic infectious diseases that suppress local immunity. In addition, chronic thrush can be caused by the use of hormonal contraceptives, the use of antibiotics that disrupt the natural intestinal microflora, as well as various hormonal disorders (dysfunction of the thyroid gland, ovaries, diabetes mellitus, etc.)

At first glance, candidiasis seems to be practicallyharmless disease. However, this is not so. Chronic thrush is very hard to treat and can cause such dangerous consequences as adhesions, diseases of the pelvic organs, infection of the fetus in the womb and even infertility. In 70% of cases, the thrush is passed on to the child during childbirth. Please note that the thrush is transmitted during sexual intercourse, so if the disease occurs, both partners should undergo the diagnosis and treatment. Otherwise, medical therapy will not bring any results. To determine the disease from the vagina, a smear and bacteriological culture are taken. With the help of this study, you can determine the extent of the Candida fungus, and also determine the sensitivity of the fungus to various medications.

With the re-emergence of symptoms of the diseaseIt is necessary to resort to qualified medical care, which is provided by gynecology. Thrush requires a competent approach to treatment, you can not avoid its reappearance by taking one pill. Therefore, self-medication will not only bring no results, but can lead to serious consequences.

To treat the disease, modern pharmaceuticalsoffers many medicines. Basically, chronic thrush is treated with drugs that contain antifungal components. Such medications as vaginal tablets, suppositories or creams are used topically, and capsules and tablets are intended for oral administration. It is recommended to undergo a course of drug treatment, which should last from seven to ten days, and continue even after the disappearance of the main signs of the disease.

When treating a chronic form of candidiasis, doctors,as a rule, prescribe a comprehensive therapy, so do not be surprised if, together with the rest of the drugs, you will be prescribed treatment for immune system disorders and correction of the intestinal microflora. When treating thrush, it is very important to adhere to a special diet, as well as personal hygiene. You need to limit yourself to consuming sweet, yeast-based, beer and, oddly enough, milk. Food should ensure the supply of a sufficient number of proteins, minerals, and vitamins. Be healthy.

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