Granuloma Inguinale

Last updated: 22 Nov 2021  |  11887 Views  | 

Granuloma Inguinale

Granuloma Inguinale

It is a sexually transmitted disease. Found in tropical countries It is a chronic infection of the genital and groin areas. There are twice as many births in women as men between the ages of 20-40.

from bacterial infection Calymmatobacterium granulomatis

Symptoms appear 1-2 weeks after infestation with red blisters on the cervix, labia majora and vagina, sometimes in the groin. There is no pain until the blister grows and ruptures, causing the area to bruise. The edges are convex and become scars.

From the history taking, physical examination and check for bacteria around the wound by scraping the biopsy together with the detection of sexually transmitted diseases

Antibiotics such as doxycycline ciprofloxacin or azithromycin have been taken for about 3 weeks until recovery. The wound area is more dry Should abstain from sex until complete recovery. Follow up appointments until the doctor concludes that no further treatment is needed.

Things to do
Antibiotics should be taken until complete as prescribed by the doctor.
The wound should be kept clean and dry.
You should keep up with your doctor's appointments until your doctor says you don't need further treatment.
Tell your partner about your symptoms so they can be examined and treated if necessary.
should be screened for sexually transmitted diseases
Unsafe sex should be avoided.
Should wear condoms to prevent sexually transmitted diseases.

don't do
Do not skip stopping the medication until the course of treatment is complete.
Do not skip stopping the medication until the course of treatment is complete.
Do not apply creams or lotions to the wound unless directed by your doctor.
Do not have sex until your doctor tells you that the wound has healed.

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