Why thrush is dangerous: causes of thrush and the danger of self-medication
Why thrush is dangerous: causes of thrush and the danger of self-medication
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Specialist of the project "I am losing my tila" at STB, obstetrician-gynecologist Lyudmila Shupenyuk, spoke about a common disease - thrush.

Many women are sure that they know the symptoms of thrush and boldly self-medicate this disease. However, their diagnoses are often wrong.

In addition, thrush occurs in men! Is it possible to independently recognize and cure thrush?

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Expert: obstetrician-gynecologist Lyudmila Shupenyuk

According to statistics, 3 out of 4 women at least once suffered from vaginal candidiasis, or thrush. It is an inflammatory disease caused by an increase in the number of yeast-like fungi of the genus "candida".

Thrush occurs in men, but it is asymptomatic in the early stages. Later, a man may experience the following symptoms of thrush:

  • redness and itching of the foreskin and glans;
  • white bloom on the head of the penis;
  • pain when urinating.

Symptoms of thrush in women

  • itching in the vulva and vagina;
  • burning sensation when urinating;
  • pain during intercourse;
  • redness and swelling in the intimate area;
  • white discharge with breasts or watery.

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The causes of thrush

  • antibiotics;
  • a weakened immune system;
  • diabetes;
  • pregnancy;
  • tight underwear, etc.

Discharge, which women often identify as thrush, can speak of more dangerous diseases - chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis and others.

By treating thrush on their own, girls put themselves at risk. Sexually transmitted diseases can lead to infertility and miscarriages!

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It is necessary to treat thrush exclusively individually, and only a doctor can diagnose this disease.

For the prevention of thrush it is necessary:

  • eat right;
  • reduce the amount of sweets;
  • increase the use of fermented milk products;
  • strengthening the immune system;
  • wear natural, not tight underwear;
  • adhere to the rules of personal hygiene.

Watch the project "I'm going to ruin my tila" on Sundays at 21:00 on STB TV channel and on our website!

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