Thrush is an infectious disease,Which is caused by yeast-like Candida fungi. Such cultures are present in the normal microflora of the vaginal mucosa, colon, mouth in most people. However, against the background of a decrease in immunity, hypothermia and stress, these fungi begin to multiply actively, contributing to the occurrence of unpleasant symptoms, if found which should be consulted by a doctor for further treatment.
According to doctors, for effective treatmentThrush first of all it is necessary to eliminate risk factors that can aggravate the course of the disease. After this, a therapy is appointed, which will help to destroy the causative agent of the infection. In addition, an important moment in the treatment of thrush is the restoration of natural microflora in the area of injury. Antimicrobial and antifungal agents are used, applied topically or inward in the form of tablets, ointments, gels, suppositories and solutions. Modern pharmacy chains offer consumers a fairly large list of drugs that can get rid of this problem.
"Diflucan" is an antifungal drug thatSuppresses the vital activity of fungal cells. It is used for the treatment of candidiasis of any localization and even with the defeat of internal organs. As a rule, it is well tolerated and has a pronounced effect.
Flukostat is considered quite strongAntifungal drug, leading to the neutralization of the activity of fungal microorganisms. Suitable for fighting various types of thrush. However, it is worth remembering that this product can not be used by pregnant and lactating women, as well as people prone to allergies.
"Pimafucin" has a fairly powerfulAntifungal effect and the widest spectrum of action. Local use of this product sometimes causes a burning sensation that quickly passes. Can be used by pregnant and lactating women. Great for newborns.
Clotrimazole is a common antifungalA drug considered one of the best in the treatment of candidiasis. Contraindications include children under 6 years of age, severe violations of the liver and pathology of the blood-forming organs.
"Terzhinan" is a combined preparation withAnti-inflammatory, antimicrobial and antifungal action for the treatment of gynecological diseases. Used to control vaginitis caused by a mixed infection, as well as for prophylaxis before childbirth or abortion. In most cases, it is well tolerated and has no side effects.
Among antifungal antibiotics, a specialPopularity in the treatment of thrush have acquired such drugs as "Levolol" and "Nystatin." These drugs successfully cure candidiasis of the mucous membranes, fungal lesions of the skin, and are also suitable for the prevention of candidiasis with prolonged antibacterial therapy. However, it is worth considering that such drugs cure candidiasis only in the early stages. Contraindications include the period of pregnancy, severe liver disease, stomach ulcer, pancreatitis. Please note that before using any of the listed, it is necessary to consult with your doctor.
What are the symptoms of thrush
It should be noted that the beautiful halfHumanity with thrush, as a rule, affects the vagina, and the stronger sex - the head of the penis. There are a number of symptoms that indicate the development of thrush. In women - it is curdled discharge from the vagina of white color, pain or burning sensation during urination, severe itching in the genital area, discomfort during sexual intercourse. In men - a white coating on the glans penis, burning with sexual contact, redness and itching on the skin of the head of the penis, as well as pain when urinating.
Factors contributing to the emergence of thrush
There are several reasons that can cause the development of thrush. They include:
- the use of antibiotics, which have a wide range of action-
- pregnancy, in particular the last trimester-
- long-term use of some oral contraceptives, leading to a violation of hormonal balance-
- HIV infection-
- a decrease in immunity due to the impact of various negative factors (a sharp change in climatic conditions, strong emotional experiences, mucous membrane injuries, etc.).