Salpingitis: causes, symptoms, treatment
Salpingitis is a bacterial infection that affects the fallopian tubes. Quite often, salpingitis has a bilateral character. The disease can be both acute and chronic.
Causes of salpingitis
Salpingitis occurs most often due to infection in the female genital tract. But also the disease can develop with injuries of the mucous membrane, for example, during abortion or childbirth.
- �����Increase in body temperature to 40 � C. At the same time, intoxication symptoms occur: headache, nausea, weakness, drowsiness.
- �����Pain in the lower abdomen. In tuberculous salping, pain may be given to the sacral area.
- �����In the absence of pain, possible violations of the menstrual cycle and purulent discharge.
In the acute course of the disease, the woman must comply with bed rest. To reduce pain, it is possible to use painkillers in the form of rectal or vaginal suppositories and tablets.
Treatment of tuberculous salpingitis is the use of warmers, compresses on the lower abdomen and warm enemas.
In running processes, surgery is shown. The operation can be conservative when the organs are preserved to the woman, and radical, in which the ovaries, fallopian tubes, and in extreme cases the uterus are removed.