Treatment for Fournier's syndrome should be started as soon as possible after diagnosis of the disease and is usually done by a urologist, in the case of the man, or a gynecologist, in the case of the woman.
Fournier's syndrome is a rare disease, caused by a bacterial infection that causes the death of the tissues of the intima.
Treatment for Fournier's syndrome is initiated with the use of antibiotic remedies such as:
These antibiotics may be used orally or injected into the vein, as well as alone or in combination, depending on the severity of the disease.
In addition to the medical treatment for Fournier's Syndrome, surgeries are also used to remove dead tissue in order to halt the development of the disease to other tissues.
In the case of compromised bowel or urinary system, it may be necessary to attach one of these organs to the skin, using a bag to collect faeces or urine.
Already in the case of the Fournier syndrome affect the testicles, it may be necessary to remove them, and therefore some patients may need psychological counseling to deal with the body changes caused by the disease.
- Fournier's Syndrome