- Symptoms of the Venereal lymphogranuloma
- Reasons of the Venereal lymphogranuloma
- Treatment of the Venereal lymphogranuloma
Venereal lymphogranuloma (Xing: a pakhovy lymphogranulomatosis) carry to classical diseases, sexually transmitted (to venereal diseases). Infection in most cases occurs at sexual contacts, is much more rare - a household way.
Symptoms of the Venereal lymphogranuloma:
The incubation interval makes of 5 days to 21 days (on average about 10 days).
The disease begins with a hillock or a bubble on site of implementation of the activator (usually on generative organs) which quickly disappears or can remain unnoticed.
In 1-4 weeks regional lymph nodes increase (at men most often inguinal, at women - a small pelvis). The affected lymph nodes at the same time are condensed, become painful, are accustomed to drinking among themselves. Skin over nodes gains color - from pink to cyanotic-red. Over time lymph nodes are opened with release of yellowish pus.
– anus fistula
– rectovaginal fistula
– vesical прямокишечный fistula
– urethral fistula
– scrotum fistula
– elephantiasis of generative organs
– narrowing of a rectum
Reasons of the Venereal lymphogranuloma:
The activator - Chlamydia trachomatis of the serological L1-L3 types.
Treatment of the Venereal lymphogranuloma:
Treatment of a venereal lymphogranuloma includes:
- doxycycline on 100 mg in 2 times a day during 21 days
- erythromycin on 500 mg in 4 times a day during 7 days
Commercial names of doxycycline: Apo-Doks, Vibramycinum, Doksal, Doksitsiklina hydrochloride, Doxycycline Nikomed, Doksitsiklin-Rivo, Medomitsin, Yunidoks Solyutab.