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is surgery a viable option for severe pelvic inflammatory disease?

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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Infection: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) is an infectious process and the first line of treatment is with antibiotics, not surgery.
Dr. Alexander Barkan
General Surgery 24 years experience
PID: If acute , antibiotics is treatment of choice. If abcess formation drainage is advised if peritonitis or severe abdominal pain surgery maybe option.

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