Genital infections during pregnancy

about bacteria and infections

in our body a huge amount of good and bad bacteria, which are activated when the immune system is weakened.If a woman is in position, the body starts to amplification and immunity declines.Any infection, which previously held no symptoms manifested and exacerbated during pregnancy.

When it comes to these opportunistic pathogens like the fungus Candida, the health risks are not very high, because they are devoid of pathogenic properties and staggering mucous.In addition, there are a lot of really dangerous bacteria that cause infection, incompatible with pregnancy.

Most genital infections in pregnant women are asymptomatic.About a third of the world population is a carrier of genital infection without knowing it.To test yourself on the presence of sexually transmitted diseases, it is necessary to investigate the smear, iemake scraping discharge from the genital tract and a blood test for antibodies to the causative agent of genital infections.

If the fruit is not in

fected, but the expectant mother is a carrier of sexually transmitted infections, she prescribed maintenance therapy to prevent the bacteria to enter the child.

types of infections

most terrible and incompatible with the life of the fetus infections are:

  • gonorrhea - a venereal disease that affects the mucous membranes of the genitourinary system.

  • Chlamydia - infections extensive action.This microorganism is capable of damaging both the external and internal organs of the reproductive system, mucous membrane of the respiratory tract, the walls of blood vessels and heart, as well as hearing and vision.In 50% of cases causes infertility in women.Almost always asymptomatic.

  • Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) - a very common disease characterized by the appearance of genital warts (warts).Able to cause cancer.There are more than 100 types of HPV.

  • Ureaplasmosis - a disease caused by bacteria that are transmitted even through everyday: through utensils, transport, bathroom.The child can be infected from the mother ureaplasmosis passing through the birth canal.The disease is found in about 70% of the sexually active population.

  • Syphilis - a contagious venereal disease caused by the bacterium Treponema.It affects not only the mucous membranes and bone, and the nervous system.The disease has several stages and can be fatal.

  • herpes - infection, flowing mostly latent.Aggravated by lowering immunity against colds and other diseases.Herpes simplex virus type first affects the oral cavity, and the second type - genitals.It is a bubble sores.The herpes virus can be transmitted orally.

Consequences and treatment

greatest danger genital infections are at an early stage of pregnancy - up to 12 weeks.As a rule, there is miscarriage or intrauterine fetal death.

In the case of infection of the fetus, the consequences are much more serious: from inflammation in the placenta before hitting the organs and tissues of a baby or premature birth.Huge risk of giving birth to physically unhealthy child.

self-medication during pregnancy to engage in prohibited.Any vaginal suppositories and antifungal agents "from all infections" can cause irreparable harm to the fetus.If you experience any signs of inflammation: burning in the vagina, bleeding, fever, rashes on the genitals, then consult a doctor immediately.Most likely, after passing some tests, along with the preventive measures of intrauterine infection of the fetus, you will be given treatment and immune stimulant.

In order to prevent problems during pregnancy, you need to prepare to conceive a child for several months.Pass the tests, along with his chosen one, and making sure that you are healthy, the baby plan.Approaching this issue responsibly, you can help protect your child from their own mistakes!

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