A bladder infection occurs often and quite often can cause a variety of serious pathology. Many are interested to know how the get the bacteria in the body. The only way by which infection can get into the bladder is upward from the reproductive organs. Therefore, infection often occurs in acute diseases accompanied by bacterial lesions, sexually transmitted diseases.
Pathogens are so diverse that no additional diagnostic methods are indispensable. The bladder can penetrate chlamydia, Trichomonas, staphylococci and other bacteria. Through laboratory urine and discharge from vagina and urethra to determine the nature of the pathogen. The risk of infection settling in the bladder, is that from there the pathogens can move into the kidneys, causing acute inflammatory process.
Symptoms of the infection in the bladder
Symptoms that often occur with infections in the bladder, depend on the pathogen and disease, triggering the pathological process. Infection occurs during sexual intercourse, but may be done with improper hygiene of sexual organs, in which the E. coli from the anus gets into the vagina, and thence into the urethra.
The infectious process in the urinary bladder has the following symptoms:
- pain in the abdomen;
- cramps when urinating, which are then accompanied by a burning sensation;
- discomfort in the back;
- voiding. There is a delay of urine or, conversely, frequent urge;
- General poor health;
- mucous and purulent discharge from the genital tract;
- temperature rise;
- poor appetite;
- increased thirst;
- change the color of urine, the appearance of additional impurity of mucus, pus and blood;
- foreign body sensation in the abdomen;
- a feeling of incomplete emptying of the bladder.
These symptoms can be accompanied by pain in the joints, especially when it invades the kidneys. Symptoms improve as delayed treatment. When bacteria spread to adjacent organs, the symptoms becomes brighter. Sometimes pain become such a strong character, a man loses efficiency.
At the first signs of bacterial lesions should immediately contact the doctor to protect kidneys from acute inflammation. At that, using special laboratory research specialist will quickly determine the nature of the pathogen and prescribe appropriate in this case, the treatment.
Treatment of infection in the bladder is determined by the physician based on diagnostic data. Each pathogen requires a specific approach to therapy. To treat the infection yourself, as it is thus possible to translate it into a chronic form.
In most instances, the broad-spectrum antibiotics which can destroy the cell membrane of the pathogen and lead to its death. For these purposes, use Biseptol, Cefotaxime, Amoxiclav others. Antibacterial drug prescribed depending upon sensitivity of the pathogen.
Trichomonas and chlamydia more difficult to address than normal bacteria. Therefore often use a combination of several drugs, including Antiprotozoal medication, such as Trihopol and other.
Additionally prescribe a special diet and drink plenty of liquids. During treatment, avoid spicy and salty foods as well as reduce fat intake. You should drink cranberry juice, which has a diuretic action and is able to have some influence on the bacterial flora.
Cystitis additional treatment method is club soda, which will help to change the acidic environment of the bladder more neutral, which will reduce the burning sensation and pain. For this you need to dissolve ¼ tsp of powder in a glass of water and drink in small SIPS.
You can prepare a decoction of bearberry, which has powerful antiseptic action. To do this, take 1 tbsp. l. dry raw pour a glass of boiling water. Cook on low heat for 30 minutes. Then cool, strain and dilute with 150 ml of water. Take 1 tbsp 3 times a day an hour after a meal.
A great way of removing infection from the urinary bladder is the use of melons and watermelons. The amount of liquid in the treatment of bacterial diseases should be increased several times.
If the therapy does not give positive dynamics and symptoms persist, you should tell the doctor. Also, you need to remember that traditional methods can only serve as a complement to the basic therapy, but not replace it.