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A 44-year-old member asked:

Why should intercourse be avoided during pid pill treatment?

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Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 33 years experience
Avoid re-infection: P.I.D. (pelvic inflammatory disease) is a serious infection of the female genital tract (tubes/ovaries) usually caused by a std; e.g. Chlamydia/gonorrhea. No intercourse is recommended to avoid re-infection and prevent 'trauma' and allow healing.
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