Currently, chlamydia is the mostA common infectious disease that is transmitted sexually. At the same time, it is very important when a woman is pregnant, because it causes the formation of pathologies and abnormalities in the development of the fetus. Thus, chlamydia in pregnancy can become a major factor in infection of the fetus, as well as fallopian tubes, which leads to infertility or miscarriage in women. Thus, exacerbation of this disease in a pregnant woman can cause complications:
- spontaneous abortions at early stages;
- premature birth on late terms;
- development of various diseases in the fetus.
Chlamydia is most common in people under the age of forty regardless of their sex and place of residence and manifests a pain in the lower abdomen, so this disease is easily confused with another disease.
Usually chlamydia in pregnancy affectsthe genitourinary system, the fetus and its membranes, while the disease in most cases does not appear externally, so it is difficult to diagnose. In most pregnant women, this infection affects the fetal system, and there is a threat of development in a newborn child of conjunctivitis, pneumonia, pharyngitis, rhinitis, otitis, or gastrointestinal diseases. A woman's chlamydia in the blood during pregnancy can be transmitted to the child through the birth canal or through the placenta. Only 10% of women do not experience complications of pregnancy in the presence of such an infection.
Recently, this disease developswithout any symptoms. Therefore, it is necessary to responsibly approach the process of planning pregnancy, exclude the possibility of contracting such an infectious disease.
To diagnose chlamydia during pregnancy, you canwith the help of microbiological and immunological analyzes, the biological material at the same time is discharge from the cervix, vagina, from the urethra, as well as blood, in some cases it is possible to carry out studies of amniotic fluid.
It is important to know that chlamydia trachomatispregnancy is localized in the woman's vagina or near the located glands. In this case, the cervix becomes inflamed, and in case of infection during pregnancy, purulent cervicitis, bartholinitis, salpingitis, chorioamnionitis or endometritis develops.
Treatment of chlamydia in pregnant women isthe use of antibacterial drugs, the choice of which is severely limited, since they can have a negative impact on the development of the fetus. Most often, amoxycycline or erythromycin is used for this purpose. In any case, it is necessary to carefully approach the solution of this issue, an experienced specialist after consultation and necessary examination will appoint a suitable treatment. It is important to know that chlamydia in pregnancy represent a great danger to the future of the child, this disease does not pass by itself, and treatment should be mandatory. After the course of treatment, rehabilitation therapy is usually performed to strengthen the immune system and restore the intestinal flora of the pregnant woman.
Thus, it is necessary to responsibly approachto the issue of pregnancy planning, on time to take tests for the presence of infectious diseases that are transmitted sexually, and to conduct proper treatment. It should be remembered that the body of a woman during pregnancy is at greater risk of developing various diseases, since during this period the immunity is somewhat reduced, so it is necessary to lead a correct lifestyle, excluding the possibility of infection with chlamydia or other diseases.