Lymphogranuloma Venerium

Lymphogranuloma Venerium  is a transmitted medical condition, resulted from a bacterium that grows only within cells, called Chlamydia.

The disease is resulted from forms of chlamydia trachomatis, other than those types that cause cervicitis and urethritis. Lymphogranuloma Venerium happens mostly in subtropical Lymphogranuloma Veneriumand tropical parts and is not common in the United States. Lymphogranuloma Venerium starts three to twelve days or more after contracting infection. A fluid-filled, painless, small blister usually developing in the vagina or on the penis.

Generally, the blister becomes an ulcer that quickly heals, and frequently goes unnoticed. Later, groin’s lymph nodes on 1 or both sides can become tender and enlarged. The skin, which covers the infected part, becomes red and warm, and if left untreated, sinuses (openings) can appear in the person’s skin over the lymph node. Such sinuses (openings) discharge bloody fluid or pus and commonly heal, but they can leave the scars and can recur.

Other symptoms may include rectum infection, fever, back pain, illness feeling (malaise), vomiting, loss of appetite, joint ache, and headache. With repeated or prolonged incidences, the lymphatic vessel can become obstructed, resulting in swelling of the tissue. Rectal infections can result in scarring, which can cause rectum narrowing. doctor suggest Lymphogranuloma Venerium depending on its specific symptoms. The diagnosis is confirmed by having blood tests, which identify antibody against bacterium Chlamydia Trachomatis.

The treatment in early stages is done with antibiotics, such as Tetracycline, Erythromycin, or Doxycycline to provide rapid healing. After such treatments, the physician must periodically check that the Lymphogranuloma Venerium has been treated.

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