The main cause of cystitis is hypothermia the lower abdomen or legs, frequent use of strong alcohol, smoked, salted foods, recurring constipation. Women often suffer from inflammation of the bladder because the urethra is shorter and the infection gets into her faster.
The main symptoms of cystitis are:
- frequent urge to urinate, although the urine output small;
- pain during urination that are sharp, burning character, worse by the end;
- pain immediately after urination;
- cloudy, possibly with blood urine.
If to the above symptoms is added and fever, consult your doctor. Perhaps you have inflammation of the kidneys or ureters.
At the first signs of cystitis, you need to go to bed, to wear on your feet warm socks. Between your legs, put a warm heating pad or a plastic bottle with hot water. If you hurting to pee, try doing it under running warm water which relaxes muscles.
For removing pathogens from the body, you can drink warm lingonberry or currant juice, which have high acidity and are harmful to the microbes. Now you need to drink more, even if it pains you to go to the toilet. The only way to cleanse the body. In addition to the juices you can drink warm mineral water, special herbal teas that you can buy at the pharmacy.
Severe pain can be taken the drug "Palin" in the dosage prescribed by your doctor. With proper treatment and compliance with all recommendations of the pain will go away in 2-3 days, and full recovery will need about 7-10 days.
Cystitis it is better to prevent than to cure, so follow the measures of prevention of this unpleasant disease. Don't sit on cold surfaces – benches, granite dams in winter in the snow. After swimming, immediately change your swimsuit to dry, do not go in a wet bathing suit for long periods of time. Try not to walk with wet feet and wear the shoes according to the season. Do not take cold weather in light tights. Observe good personal hygiene, do not get carried away wearing panties-string, which can cause penetration of bacteria into the bladder. Women often suffer from cystitis, possibly, it is necessary to abandon the use of tampons.