Absolute contraindication to the use hirudotherapy Hemophilia is a disease. However, this provision directly concerns direct oversight of leeches, but some other girudoterapevticheskie methods may be used, and in this category of patients. There are also contraindications: common pustular skin lesions, malignant hypotension, extreme stage dystrophy (cachexia) pronounced secondary immunodeficiency, severe anemia, pregnancy. Contraindications are also: tumor of any localization and any nature, acute infectious diseases, chronic pulmonary insufficiency, severe heart disease, kidney disease, sudden exhaustion, chest age, mental illness and intoxication, drug addiction, sharp pain manifestations of unknown origin, condition after heavy physical exertion, running and hot tubs. Impact of leeches is prohibited for pregnant women, and patients with viral fungal diseases, as well as hypersensitive people with high nervous excitability. Before you begin treatment with leeches the doctor must check whether the patient has an allergy to them and contraindications. Please note that an incorrect statement of leeches on the skin can be painful and cause a number of serious complications and disorders. So again repeat: hirudotherapy can only deal with a qualified doctor, self-leech is forbidden! During unprofessional impact on acupuncture points can dramatically leeches lower blood pressure, appear excessive sweating and vomiting, a hematoma.