What methods help to cure prostatitis
In order to really get rid of any disease, not just mute the symptoms, you need to know about the nature of the disease and the reasons, it causing. Prostatitis is no exception.
It is the inflammatory disease of bacterial nature with the presence of stagnant processes in the prostate region. Called prostatitis whole complex of negative factors, which include a wide range of reasons, from poor diet and lifestyle, to predisposition to disease.
Therefore, to get rid of prostatitis only by the comprehensive approach, it will be the only really effective treatment. Any treatment, especially one as difficult and unpleasant disease, you need to start with the correct diagnosis.
Specialist with the survey, inspection and laboratory analyses need to figure out what nature has prostatitis (possibly bacterial), and at what stage of development is.
The full range of measures (physical therapy and medications, changes in lifestyle aimed at achieving two objectives:
- Limitation and elimination of infection;
- The restoration of blood flow on the prostate, eliminate stagnant processes.
Treatment of patients with prostatitis almost always on an outpatient basis and using only conservative methods of treatment. The exception is chronic prostatitis, neglected and left without treatment of acute prostatitis, not amenable to conservative treatment.
In General, the complex treatment of prostatitis to achieve a rapid and sustainable effect must be included the following measures:
- prostate massage
- stimulation of the immune system
- auxiliary treatment of medicinal plants
- special physical exercises
Treatment with antibiotics
This is a mandatory part of treatment of prostatitis. Even if the drugs-the antibiotics seem to be harmful to the body, to refuse them admission in favor of the popular methods of physiotherapy or not.
Antibiotics will relieve the body from the root cause of inflammation, will not allow infections to spread to neighboring tissues and organs. Antibiotic treatment in acute and chronic prostatitis.
Antibiotic therapy can only be assigned to a specialist. Uncontrolled self-treatment these drugs develop resistance of microorganisms to medications, resulting in an immunity to a number of antibiotics, treatment is delayed, there may be complications (abscesses) and comorbidities.
In order for the treatment of prostatitis have proven to be effective, it is necessary to consider a number of factorswhen selecting antibiotics. First, you should focus on a long course of treatment, especially if the disease is chronic. That is, if the drug has many serious side effects, especially contraindications, its use should be abandoned.
Second, effective antibiotic therapy only if the drug has the properties to penetrate through mucous membranes and various natural protectors and barriers within the body. The prostate gland is one of the "hard to reach" bodies in terms of absorbability of drugs-antibiotics.
Cons of antibiotic use
The broad-spectrum antibiotics too negatively affect the kidneys, liver, gastrointestinal tract. Therefore, optimum for long-term treatment the choice of antibiotic directed action. For this it is necessary to accurately diagnose a microorganism is the causative agent of the disease. This mostly refers to bacterial types of prostatitis.
There is such a thing as a "trial course of treatment with antibiotics." Is assigned to the drug, possibly at a lower dosage than the treatment. A specialist observes the positive and negative reactions.
Only after that the decision on the appointment of a full course of treatment with this antibiotic.
Treatment of viral prostatitis
Sometimes prostatitis can be caused not by bacteria and viruses. In most cases, this virus-the causative agent is a virus of herpes simple 1-St and 2-nd types). Also a common cause of prostatitis is a dangerous disease called cytomegalovirus, herpes zoster and pappilomatosis type of virus.
In the case that the specifics of prostatitis the Foundation of an effective course of treatment should be anti-viral drugs. The most effective and most commonly prescribed are preparations of etiotropic drugs.
Simply put, it is a well-known acyclovir and zovirax. This treatment is aimed at suppressing the ability of the virus to multiply and reproduce. So the sooner treatment is started, the more effective it will be.
The course of treatment is not very long. And acyclovir, and zovirax is prescribed to reception within 5 days. Depending on the development of the disease, the dosage will be 100-200 mg a day is 4-5 doses per day.
Prostatitis itself is not a contagious disease and is during sexual intercourse is not transmitted. There are cases when prostatitis was caused by a disease, which in turn is transmitted sexually and are related to the category of sexually transmitted diseases.
The most common sexually transmitted infection which causes inflammationprostate chlamydia.
Cells chlamydia have a peculiarity: they are responsive to the medication only when the cell has already passed the major part of the life cycle and fully formed. That is why the search for effective antichlamydia preparations continue, and a new generation of drugs already widely used in the treatment of chlamydial prostatitis.
The most effective recognized treatment such drugs as:
- tetracycline or doxycycline;
- macrolide: erythromycin, klacid;
- vilprafen or josamycin;
- Sumamed or zithromax.
The last drug in the list is a broad-spectrum antibiotic, which we have already mentioned. Standard treatment antichlamydial drugs is two weeks.
The maintenance and restoration of immune system
For effective treatment of diseases of the prostate requires the use of immunomodulators. Bacterial, viral disease is always associated with disruption of the General and local immunity.
In recent years special attention in immunotherapy prostatitis is paid to such substances as interferon. They stimulate protection and the body's fight with the most dangerous pathogens of prostatitis and other diseases.
Prescribers direct content of interferon, and drugs that stimulate its production by the organism. Effective are the injections. This therapy, when properly designed dosage has no toxic effect on the organism, the treatment is well tolerated by patients.
Classic immunomodulators can be considered:
- nukleinat sodium,
New generation drugs show a slightly better result, often better tolerated by patients and have fewer side effects. These include, for example, SIAM. Some physicians include in this group of drugs treatment of prostatitis and a variety of nutritional supplements, however, it is still a controversial issue.
The effectiveness of dietary supplements at the same time, should not be underestimated. The choice is really effective drugs on the advice of the attending physician may speed up recovery, relieve the unpleasant symptoms, to consolidate the effect of treatment for a long time. This group of food additives can include:
Echinacea immunal or
Stimulates the production of interferon, render krovoostanavlivayuschee and analgesic effects, strengthens the immune system, fights inflammation
Contains a complex of vitamins and minerals, various acids.
Improves the supply of blood and oxygen to all organs of the genitourinary system, fightsinflammatory, has a tonic effect on the bladder muscles.
Contains fiber, vitamins, proteins and zinc. Stimulates the process of oxygen of tissues of all organs, increases the activity of the immune system in the fight against negative factors and pathogens.
To replace the whole course of treatment only by intake of various dietary supplements in various forms is impossible. Despite the fact that these drugs, in fact, the laws are not medicines, take them yourself is not recommended.
In the treatment of prostatitis is very important as you can quickly remove the sharp and unpleasant, painful symptoms of inflammation.
To do this effectively use a variety of physiotherapy.
A set of procedures is never complete without a massage of the prostate. Men have a negative attitude to this massage, but to carry out his own impossible.
The doctor should assess the extent of inflammation, the symmetry of the structure of the body, its location. Depending on this and select a particular variation of massage techniques prostate. Lasts massage всего1-3 minutes, but the effect can be felt by the patients, after the first time.
Relatively new to our traditional medicine is a method of treatment of prostatitis with acupuncture. Treatments aimed at the elimination of stagnant processes, the activation of the organs and restore a natural healthy oxygen exchange in the tissues and organs.
Acupuncture is indicated for patients suffering from chronic prostatitis or residual chronic pain in the pelvic region.
Applies microwave treatment. A special device is introduced into the cavity of the rectum, and then and served the microwave radiation, which heats up tissue.
This helps to restore normal blood circulation. Under the influence of microwaves, the molecules are also activated, whereby faster regeneration of already damaged tissues of the prostate.
Effective treatment of the disease can sometimes be only surgical. Provided such treatment and for particularly difficult cases of prostatitis. Contrary to popular belief, surgery is used not only in chronic but also in acute prostatitis.
Acute prostatitis can give complication in the form of abscesses, there are fairly large accumulations of pus. Leave them, hoping for self-healing, not necessarily surgically removed, and as quickly as possible.
Surgery is required and then,when the cause of the aggravation of getting BPH. Chronic prostatitis causes a narrowing of the urethra. To restore its function and a healthy anatomical structure is possible only with surgery.