The causes of cystitis
The development of acute cystitis is caused by bacteria - most often found Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus aureus. In the bladder they fall through the urethra as a result of poor hygienic care for urinary catheterization in medical procedures.
Causes of cystitis can also be a decrease in overall immunity, chronic stress, initiation of sexual activity, narrowing of the urethra, hypothermia, stagnation of urine in the bladder (habit endure to the last), unbalanced diet, hormonal disorders, pregnancy, childbirth, surgery on the organs of the urinary system. Very often cystitis in women occur after sex, when a man enters the infection. Sometimes the infection may descend from the kidney or reach the urinary bladder through the blood.
The symptoms of cystitis
The most significant symptom of cystitis is frequent painful urination by small portions (dysuria). The bladder is not emptied in one go. Common symptoms in women, urinary incontinence, and a false urge to urinate. In addition, cystitis is accompanied by pain and feeling of heaviness in the lower abdomen. Maybe a slight increase in body temperature, aches in waist, purulent discharge from the urethra, an unpleasant smell of urine, cloudy urine color. There is a change in the composition of the urine increases the content of leukocytes, protein and bacteria.
Treatment of cystitis
Treatment should be aimed at eliminating the causes of the disease. This is desirable to consult a doctor-urologist. Most likely, he will be asked to do some research - common analysis of urine and blood, swab for infection. If you visit the doctor in a short time does not work, you can alleviate the condition yourself. In acute cystitis, first of all, need to rest and light diet (lacto-vegetarian, refusing from fried foods, strong coffee and tea). It is important to avoid hypothermia, establish regular work of the intestine, to limit sexual intercourse. Be sure to drink plenty of liquids, which will contribute to the leaching of products of inflammation of the bladder.
When expressed pain shows pain medications, antispasmodics, dry heat. The mucosa of the bladder with timely treatment is restored within 3-4 days. Doctors treat cystitis with antibiotics. The drug of choice today is "MONORAL". The drug is very easy to use – it should take only one bag, he shown even pregnant women and children. It is also possible to assign immunoprotektors, probiotics, antifungals, courses herbs.