CYSTITIS — seasonal problem?

It is believed that a very painful disease as acute cystitis, occurs only in the cold season, but this disease can suddenly ruin a summer vacation.
Cystitis suffer from both men and women, but the fair sex such trouble overtakes many times more. This is due to the anatomical features of the female urethra (urethritis), which is wider and shorter, as compared with the male, so any infection in women enters the bladder more easily. In addition, the proximity of the urethra and the anus also promotes
opportunistic microbial toward the bladder. Acute cystitis in their lifetime sick almost every woman (and more than once), and in some the disease becomes chronic.

Precipitating factors for acute cystitis

• hypothermia from prolonged bathing in cold water, being in wet clothes, sitting on the cold ground, stones.
• Violation of the usual rate of urination and defecation, when during long journeys have to endure to the toilet.
• Prolonged sitting position while traveling, when there is congestion in the pelvis.
• Constant wearing tight underwear synthetic underwear, especially strings.
• Increased sexual activity and difficulties in carrying out regular hygiene procedures.
• Abuse of fried, spicy, spicy food and alcohol.
• The sharp decline in immunity due to changing climatic zones.
• The exacerbation of general inflammation in the body (acute respiratory infections, sore throat, etc.).
Also very common cause of «summer» cystitis is water in the ponds of stagnant water (lakes, ponds, poorly cleaned pools), in which there is a large number of pathogens. Infection of the water can penetrate into the female urethra, and then into the bladder. Activators of cystitis
the vast majority of cases, E. coli, and Staphylococcus, Streptococcus, mycoplasma and ureaplasma, chlamydia and other microorganisms …

How are we going to be treated?

Engage in self acute cystitis using chemotherapy drugs can not, because all antibiotics can cause side effects, contraindications, and have simply can not provide the desired effect, as the microbes are insensitive to them.
Therefore, it is imperative to consult a doctor to conduct ultrasound bladder pass urine for analysis, enabling to determine the resistance of germs to certain antibiotics. This will subsequently conduct a short (3-7 days), but no effective therapy to prevent the transition and in the chronic form of the disease.
Unlike the previous generation of drugs that act on the whole body, modern antibiotics are used to treat cystitis, act selectively, only in bladder inflammation.
But their right to choose and calculate the dose may only doctor. Patients with acute cystitis shown calm and warm, drink plenty of liquids.
You can take a warm sitz baths to decrease pain, heating pad on the suprapubic area. Very easy to make a heating pad from a plastic bottle, pouring it hot water and wrapped a towel.
After completing the course of treatment is recommended to re-do a urine culture to confirm the complete cure of the infection.
If you’re unlucky and acute cystitis already developed, we can not waste precious time and think that everything will go by itself. The earlier provision of correct treatment, the less likely that the disease will pass to the next stage, when relapses  It happens very often — from the slightest exposure to cold, glass of wine or intimacy.

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