Sexually Transmitted Diseases



donovanosis donovanosis (inguinal granuloma, granuloma venereum) - classic, slowly progressive chronic venereal disease.Donovanosis occur at any age, but most often they are ill people of both sexes aged 20 to 40 years (the ratio of patients men to women patients - 6: 1).The most widespread disease was present in tropical countries, especially in South Africa, Southern India, Papua - New Guinea, in some parts of Brazil and Australia.In Europe donovanosis is extremely rare and is "imported" the disease.By contributing to the spread of the infection factors include high ambient temperature and humid climate.

In most cases, the infection is sexually transmitted donovanosis (domestic rare).Because the disease is malokontagioznym, the risk of infection through sexual contact with a patient is 1 to 50%

donovanosis symptoms

donovanosis The incubation period is from one to twelve weeks.At the initial stage of the disease on the skin of the genital organs formed papule (small bundle of red colo

r), which through two - four days ulcerate, forming in this place painless fleshy - red ulcer with a velvety surface.Ulcer has raised edges and uneven tendency to bleed light.With progression of the disease, ulcers gradually increase in size by grabbing all large areas of skin.The increase in regional lymph nodes is observed.In some cases there may be formation psevdobubonov (subcutaneous nodules, which are formed due to proliferation of granulation tissue and localized in the groin area).Most often, this venereal disease affects the genitals and the skin around the anus, but sometimes can occur defeat the mouth, neck, face and other areas.Possible complications donovanosis: narrowing of the anus, vaginal narrowing, narrowing of the urethra, elephantiasis of the genitals

donovanosis treatment

Treatment of this disease is antibiotics and sulfa drugs.The most effective drugs are: erythromycin, tetracycline, sulfamethoxazole, trimethoprim, gentamicin, chloramphenicol, triamfenikol, ceftriaxone and azithromycin.The duration of treatment donovanosis is from three weeks to three months.

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