A 37-year-old male asked:
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please share an interesting fact about dealing with pelvic inflammatory disease.

17 doctor answers
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Ignore: Most PID is caused by infection, especially Chlamydia. If female, insist your partner use condoms!
Answered on Aug 4, 2014
Dr. Bahareh Fazilat
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ignore: Diff:appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, septic abortion, hemorrhagic/rupture/torsion ovarian cysts.
Answered on Apr 21, 2014
Dr. Bahareh Fazilat
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ignore: Diff: appendicitis, ectopic pregnancy, septic abortion, hemorrhagic/ruptured/torsion ovarian cysts.
Answered on Apr 21, 2014
Dr. Natalie Sieb
14 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: It's extremely important to finish all antibiotics that your doctor gives you to treat the disease.
Answered on Aug 4, 2014
Dr. Linda Everett
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Ignore: Pelvic inflammatory disease can result in infertility if not treated promptly.
Answered on Jun 22, 2014
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
24 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Don't have sex during the time you are getting treated. If you do use protection.
Answered on Jul 1, 2014
Dr. Philip Miller
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Ignore: GYN evaluation. Safe sexual practices.Never ignore symptoms.
Answered on Jul 1, 2014
Dr. Karen Dantin
37 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: Antibiotics usally resolve issues.
Answered on Jul 7, 2014
Dr. Felecia Sumner
10 years experience Family Medicine
Ignore: The best treatment is prevention. Be sure to use protection when sexually active.
Answered on Jul 17, 2014
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
Ignore: You don't deal with it, you have it treated.
Answered on Jul 21, 2014
Dr. Leila Hashemi
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Ignore: Being in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner with negative STD prevents PID.
Answered on Sep 29, 2016
Dr. Henry Jacobs
66 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ignore: Antibiotics can save you from complications and fertility problems.
Answered on Jul 29, 2014
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ignore: PID is usually treated easily with an injection and a course of antibiotics!
Answered on Jan 16, 2019
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Dr. Kirstie Cunningham
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ignore: Pelvic inflammatory disease can lead to infertility.
Answered on Jan 4, 2015
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
Ignore: Sexual partners also need treatment if you have PID.
Answered on May 14, 2015
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ignore: People who don't tell/treat their sexual partners run the risk of getting re-infected!
Answered on May 24, 2015
Dr. Navita Modi
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ignore: Please make sure get you and your partner tested frequently to r/o STD and use condoms.
Answered on Jan 14, 2018

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