Candidiasis and pregnancy: Is it possible to avoid?

candidiasis pregnancy of candidiasis (thrush) in pregnancy occurs so often that many consider it a normal pregnancy companion, but it is wrong in principle.Candidiasis is a medical condition and can lead to various complications, both the mother and from the fetus, so every pregnant woman should know the symptoms of candidiasis, and to be treated in its development.


Causes and symptoms of

candidiasis in pregnancy develops due to low immunity, so it is usually takes a long time, with frequent relapses.

for his exacerbate comorbidities as genitourinary, and other organs and body systems, hormonal disorders Hormonal disorders - oversupply and a lack of equally dangerous Hormonal disorders - oversupply and a lack of equally dangerous , weight gain, impaired intestinal microflora.

pregnant woman is highly vulnerable in this regard, so candidiasis develops in them more often than is pregnancy.It appears the disease is clearly enough: a woman itching of the vulva or vagina varying degrees of intensity, from mild to unbearable.At the same time there are white cheesy discharge, with a sour smell.Itching is greatly enhanced after taking a shower, intercourse at night.If a woman begins to self-medicate, the situation could deteriorate significantly, leading to the spread of infection and poor health.


Diagnosis of candidiasis in pregnant

Turning to the gynecologist is usually carried out for taking smear microscopy study.Normally detected lactic bacteria and white blood cells in a small amount, single fungal spores.

candidiasis found in a large number of white blood cells and a lot of fungal spores, but the amount of lactic bacteria is reduced.

can detect fungi, taking the discharge from the vagina for bacteriological seeding, in which a special environment, grow the whole colonies of fungi, which confirms the diagnosis.

Sometimes diagnosis verification method used PCR (polymerase chain reaction), especially when the fungi are not detectable by conventional methods, and are typical complaints.The method is accurate, but can give false positive results.


Treatment Treatment is carried out complex, and at the same time both sexual partners, as the fungal infection is easily transmitted from one person to another.

If pregnancy is preferable to treat candidiasis systemic drugs (pills), when they are absolutely contraindicated in pregnancy, due to their high toxicity to the fetus.The only tableted product, who may appoint a doctor today - it pimafutsin Pimafucin - help in difficult times Pimafucin - help in difficult times , is not dangerous to the fetus.

mainstay of treatment during pregnancy are local funds in the form of vaginal tablets, suppositories or creams with Nystatin, pimafutsin.

frequently used vaginal lubrication solution of borax in glycerine Glycerin: miracle ingredient for skin and hair Glycerine: a miracle ingredient for skin and hair , aqueous solution of green fodder, miramistinom.Preparations applied to the swab How to use tampon - basic precautions How to use sanitary pad - basic precautions , which handled the vaginal wall.These preparations are preferably in the first trimester of pregnancy when the enhanced security used drugs.

If treatment is carried out properly, there is a risk of infection of the membranes and even the fetus.When vaginal candidiasis more common prematurity, low birth weight, and a woman may develop postpartum endometritis candidiasis.

That is why you need to seriously treat candidiasis during pregnancy and in the event of his first symptoms to see a doctor.

Galina Romanenko