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Is there an over the counter treatment for pelvic inflammatory disease

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
9 years experience Family Medicine
NO!!: Pid is a serious infection of the female reproductive tract and must be treated with prescription antibiotics. If not properly treated, PID can lead t ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Se details: The most common cause is repeated unprotected sex with an infected partner.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly if mild: If you really have pid you need close follow-up as you may need additional or IV antibiotics, you need cultures and an ultrasound, and i assume you ar ... Read More
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Dr. PAUL EUN answered
37 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not always: Doxycycline is only used to treat pid in conjunction with another antibiotic and not by itself. Pid is a condition that is both underdiagnosed and ov ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pelvic ID: Pelvic inflammatory disease ("PID") is a general term for pelvic infection caused by bacterial transmission through sexual activity. Although it can ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. PHILIP WALLER
32 years experience Rheumatology
Medical First: You need to be treated for pelvic inflammatory disease before anything else if you have not already. You do not want to be left with active infection ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Antibiotics: Pelvic inflammatory disease is best treated with antibiotics. Sometimes if there is a large cyst filled with pus, a complication of pelvic inflammato ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No.
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Dr. Carla Enriquez
49 years experience Pediatrics
PID part 1: Younger, sexually active women who have many different sexual partners and do not use barrier protection are at higher risk for pid. Many bacteria are ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janice Alexander
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Pelvic pain: Pelvic pain and pain with intercourse and menses to site a few symptoms.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Not really: use protection to avoid PID.

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