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A 29-year-old female asked:

Can pid keep developing after gonorrhea treatment was finished successfully? how is it diagnosed?

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Dr. Samuel Lee
Urology 33 years experience
Possible: PID should not progress if it was treated "successfully".
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How do I differentiate between gonorrhea or pid?
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