Urogenital chlamydia: common facts

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Urogenital chlamydia is an infectious disease that causes chlamydia. It is transmitted by sexual contact and affects the urogenital tract and other human organs. Chlamydia suffer from both men and women.

According to studies, approximately 46% of men and 67% of women have chlamydia asymptomatic. Many people who consider themselves healthy are diagnosed with urogenital chlamydia.

Chlamydia affect mainly the cells of the cylindrical epithelium of the genitourinary system, respiratory tract, eye mucosa, conjunctiva. For the urogenital chlamydia is characterized by abrasion of the clinical picture.

Chlamydial infection in males and females, as a rule, often has an incubation period of 7 to 30 days, in the absence of proper treatment, this infection can cause various pathologies.

Men who are infected with chlamydia are primarily affected by the urinary canal, then the prostate, appendages, and seed bubbles. In women, chlamydia most often affects the canine of the cervix, uterine tubes, ovaries.

Chlamydia from the urethra in men penetrate the bladder, causing cysto-enteritis. In women, swollen chlamydia can occur in the rectum.

The most common among men is primary chlamydial urethritis, which is approximately 30-70% of non-neoplastic urethritis. Very often, chlamydial urethritis is accompanied by prostatitis, the symptoms of which are found in more than 46% of patients in males when conducting a targeted survey.

Often, when detecting urogenital chlamydia, chlamydial epididymitis is also detected.

Chlamydia are not part of the normal human microflora, their detection means that the body is an infectious process. If there are no clinical symptoms completely, this only indicates that the disease is in the temporal balance of the parasite - the host, and further ignoring the treatment can ultimately lead to the most miserable results.

Living in the epithelium of the cervix, chlamydia can penetrate into the body of the newborn when it passes through the birth canal, thus infecting the child with chlamydial infection of different localization.

In urogenital chlamydia, etiotropic and pathogenetic therapy is used. The effectiveness and quality of treatment depends on the timeliness of diagnosis and careful long-term treatment.

Urogenital chlamydia: common facts
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