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A 36-year-old female asked:

Treated for pid 2mth ago (culture showed 2 infections) spouse and i had sex last night, today my pelvic area is hurting very badly. irregular cycle?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get re-checked by MD: You need to make sure that the infection is gone and not "smoldering" by visiting your GYN MD and re-taking your temperature. Unfortunately, some pelvic infections are like "trash fires" that are treated with water (antibiotics) but continue to "smolder" and re-ignite at a later date causing more damage and pain.
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