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Good morning doctor. i was diagnosed of pelvic inflammatory disease last year and i treated it, this year again i was diagnosed of pid again and i tr?

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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 53 years experience
Repeat PID: Repeat PID is fairly common. Fallopian tube scarring with the first episode can allow bacterial to take hold again and cause PID again, sometimes due to normal vaginal bacteria; or reexposure to gonorrhea or chlamydia. So you and your sex parnter(s) need STD testing, but results often are negative. Carefully follow doc's advice about treatment and follow-up. Good luck!

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