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Doctor insights on: Outpatient Pid Treatment

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What is outpatient vs inpatient care for anorexia treatment?

What is outpatient vs inpatient care for anorexia treatment?

Issue of Severity: In the treatment of anorexia nervosa, the level of care is determined by the severity of the illness and the needs of the patient. Inpatient care: need for parenteral or tube feedings due to severe with loss. Suicidal ideation due to depression. Damaged organ systems needing acute medical care. Outpatient care: borderline weight loss, better insight into issues, stable medical condition. ...Read more

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Is ovarian cyst removal surgery an inpatient or an outpatient procedure?

Is ovarian cyst removal surgery an inpatient or an outpatient procedure?

Ovarian cyst: Depending on the size of the ovarian cyst, if removed laparoscopically then an outpatient procedure should be planned. ...Read more

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Does MRSA treatment require hospitalization?

Does MRSA treatment require hospitalization?

No: Not generally. There are excellent antibiotics on the market..Zyvox (linezolid) being one of my favorite. It is a twice a day antibiotic that is excellent for mrsa. ...Read more

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Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Best antibotic treatment for gonorrhea?

Cephalosporins: Gonorrhea is becoming more resistant to antibiotics that have previously been used for treatment. The cdc came out with new guidelines which recommend oral Cefixime and the injectable antibiotic ceftriaxone. See this link for additional information: http://www.Cdc.Gov/nchhstp/newsroom/docs/gonorrhea-treatment-guidelines-factsheet.Pdf. ...Read more

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Non-surgical treatment for abdominal adhesions?

Non-surgical treatment for abdominal adhesions?

Bowel obstruction: Surgical treatment for bowel obstruction related to abdominal adhesions is called exploratory laparotomy with lysis of adhesions. It can be performed open or laprascopically. Without bowel obstruction, adhesions are not treated surgically. Some docs will make a preliminary diagnosis of adhesions when patient presents with abdominal pain. The surgeon makes the diagnosis of bowel obstruction. ...Read more

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Is fluconazole an effective treatment for diverticulitis?

Is fluconazole an effective treatment for diverticulitis?

Not: By itself. Fluconozole is used as a treatment for a yeast (candida) infection. Diverticulitis treatment needs proper broad spectrum coverage for intestinal bacteria (gram negatives & anaerobes). ...Read more

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Is ovarian cyst removal surgery an inpatient or outpatient procedure now?

Is ovarian cyst removal surgery an inpatient or outpatient procedure now?

Ovarian cysts: Most ovarian cysts can be removed laparoscopically which is an outpatient procedure. It is nowadays unusual to have to be inpatient for this. This obviously depends on the expertise of your surgeon. Advanced gynecological laparoscopists rarely have to perform a laparotomy (open surgery) for ovarian cyst removal. Davinci robot-assistance may facilitate a minimally invasive approach. ...Read more

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Will antibiotics successfully treat pelvic inflammatory disease?

Will antibiotics successfully treat pelvic inflammatory disease?

Yes and no!: They bacteria that cause it can be killed, but the scarring and fibrosis will not be affected, if caused by silent disease, present for months. Then the problem can require surgery to attempt correction of these problems, should they exist. If pid is found, then your sexual partner need be treated , or you will ping-pong disease! also, in susceptible individuals, chlamydia can cause an arthritis! ...Read more

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Which is the treatment options for ENDOMETRIOSIS diagnosed by pelvic ultrasound?

Which is the treatment options for ENDOMETRIOSIS diagnosed by pelvic ultrasound?

Endometriosis: is often diagnosed by imaging including ultrasound. It is not definitive but can identify cysts associated with endometriosis, uterine tissue growing outside the uterus. Medications are generally used first including anti-inflammatories including ibuprofen/naproxen, but generally hormone therapy is more effective. Ultimately surgery to remove endometrial tissue or hysterectomy is often done. ...Read more

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Medical treatment for cervical ectopic pregnancy?

Medical treatment for cervical ectopic pregnancy?

NONE: Ectopic pregency of cervix is rare even rare going to full term, unless get implanted close to uterus, then a nightmare to managing team, always associated with bleeding, could be massive, usually aborts, or require urgent surgical intervention, and medical treatment has no role. Leave it to expert OB surgeon to handle the problem. ...Read more

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Abortion treatment can be considered elective or therapeutic abortio treatment

Abortion treatment can be considered elective or therapeutic abortio treatment

A : A voluntary abortion is deliberate termination of a pregnancy for non-medical reasons. A therapeutic abortion is performed for medical reasons such saving the mother’s life. Other reasons for therapeutic abortions can include: terminating a pregnancy in which there are no chances for the fetus’ survival or when the fetus would have significant health defects. It can also be done in cases in which carrying to term would cause significant mental or physical problems for the mother. ...Read more

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Is lupron (leuprolide) an effective treatment for endometriosis?

Is lupron (leuprolide) an effective treatment for endometriosis?

Yes: There are many different treatments available for the treatment of endometriosis. Lupron (leuprolide) is a medicine that decrteases estrogen levels and causes endometriosis to shrink away in most woman. Lupron (leuprolide) is used to treat endometriosis pain and endometriosis lesions/endometriomas. It should not be used long term to treat infertility associated with endometriosis-consider other options such as surgery. ...Read more

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Is treatment for stis painful?

Is treatment for stis painful?

No: Usually treated with antibiotics. Severe cases may require surgical treatment. ...Read more

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Are surgical incisions to drain a staph infection and intravenous vancomycin considered proper treatment?

Are surgical incisions to drain a staph infection and intravenous vancomycin considered proper treatment?

Yes: It depends on the size and other symptoms, but this treatment is often standard and necessary. ...Read more

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Is Urethral Diverticulum surgery usually an outpatient procedure?

Is Urethral Diverticulum surgery usually an outpatient procedure?

Yes, it is outpatien: This surgery is considered ambulatory and patients go home the same day. Most of the time the catheter is left in place to drain the bladder and promote healing. This is removed in 3 to 5 days. The outcome is extremely good. ...Read more

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What spinal conditions will require invasive treatment for pain?

What spinal conditions will require invasive treatment for pain?

Severe problems: In general terms, the ones that cause problems with the function of the spinal cord and/or nerves. The spinal cord is the more serious. Pressure on the cord or nerves or abnormal movement (instability) that threatens them are reasons for surgery. Severe deformity can irritate them or cause severe pain or poor appearance. Severe pain may be a reason for invasive treatment, but not in all cases. ...Read more

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Can medication treatment for chlamydia guarantee cure?

NO: It could be resistant, hopefully not, but the standard of care is you need to go for a test of cure after u have completed the meds. ...Read more

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Protocol for treating post surgical staph infection?

Protocol for treating post surgical staph infection?

Depends: The type of staph based on antibiotic sensitivity os what determines the best drug. ...Read more

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Cure / treatment for mycoplasma genitalium?

Cure / treatment for mycoplasma genitalium?

M genitalium: This is a very small bacteria associated with urethral symptoms. It is a kind of sexually transmitted disease. It is treatable with a wide range of antibiotics. However, where there is one sdt there may be others. Go get checked out by a clinician. ...Read more

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Can i ovulate when im on PID treatment?

Can i ovulate when im on PID treatment?

Yes: Pid treatment involves antibiotics which do not affect ovulation. But you want to be careful even to have sex when getting treated for an active infection. ...Read more

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Really hope you can get me. I was diagnosed with PID 4 days ago and began treatment that same day. Was giving 3 medications that must be taken twice d?

PID treatment: It takes more than one antibiotic to effectively treat pid. You should get better quickly. Get a recheck within a few days to make sure the treatment is working. ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with chronic PID, what are my treatment options?

I have been diagnosed with chronic PID, what are my treatment options?

Antibiotics: See your doctor for you will have to be on antibiotics for a while ...Read more

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PID is not getting cured already under treatment for 6 months it goes but den again reoccurs ?

PID is not getting cured already under treatment for 6 months it goes but den again reoccurs ?

Depends: Appropriate antibiotic is important, completing the course is important. During the treatment...no sex/douching/tampon/ tub bath. Otherwise recurrence will occur. Multiple partners, BV, Chlamydia are contributing factors. In India tubercular infection possible. Maintain good health, healthy food(non-vegetarian) habit for better cure. A pelvic US will asses the issue prospectively. ...Read more

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Why should intercourse be avoided during PID pill treatment?

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. ...Read more

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How many treatments for having PID for 3 months? Its severe.. Had one treatment feel 75% better tho. Could it spread to intestines also?

How many treatments for having PID for 3 months? Its severe.. Had one treatment feel 75% better tho. Could it spread to intestines also?

Can spread : Pid can absolutely spread but you would be very very sick by now. When you ask this question before two different doctors answered and suggested that you schedule follow up with your doctor to make sure that the infection has completely resolved. A follow-up visit is essential to ensure that you are safe. ...Read more

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How long after treatment of PID can I have sex ?

How long after treatment of PID can I have sex ?

When MD says OK: Resuming sexual or any activity is up to the MD who has been treating the PID as full resolution of the infection is necessary since early intercourse can cause flare ups again. It is like a "dumpster fire" that has been watered down and looks out, but when the ashes are stirred starts again. Follow up with your treating MD. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with PID. Given treatment and went 3 days later for check up&I was fine. Had sex today and forgot I couldn't. Will I be okay?

Was diagnosed with PID. Given treatment and went 3 days later for check up&I was fine. Had sex today and forgot I couldn't. Will I be okay?

PID Rx, follow-up: You "forgot" you aren't supposed to have sex with a diagnosis of PID??? The most serious STD complication in women? Probably no harm, but partner is at risk. It takes 1-2 weeks for PID to clear up. Wait for diagnostic tests (gonorrhea, chlamydia, etc), continue treatment, and follow doctor's advice for follow-up, including sex. Your sex partner(s) need to be examined and perhaps treated for STDs. ...Read more

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Does pid resolve without treatment of the std?

Does pid resolve without treatment of the std?

I would not count : on it. If you have pelvic inflammatory disease please get prompt medical treatment. Remember that some STD's can run "silent" all the whilst they are causing damage. ...Read more

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What is the cure or treatment for PID when STD tests are clear ?

What is the cure or treatment for PID when STD tests are clear ?

Additional abx: They will probably treat you the same - with Ceftriaxone and Doxycycline and then add Flagyl (metronidazole) in addition. Pid can be polymicrobial and not always caused by stds, but those antibiotics should cover the majority of things. ...Read more

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Can chronic pelvic pain from PID be cured or is it a life sentence? If there is a treatment, What is the cure rate from this?

Possibly: I don't know the stats, unfortunately, but the main cause is usually scarring once PID is cured. 2 approaches: a) surgery to release scars & entrapped nerves; b) osteopathic visceral manipulation-Dr. uses hands to stretch/break scars.I've had good success with manipulation to release pelvic scars with partial to full pain relief. Manipulation is conservative, so I recommend most pts. start there. ...Read more

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Had BV, 2 rounds Flagyl, still no better. Symp's of PID now. Would trying treatment w/Doxy be OK at this point? Would 2 weeks of Doxy help?

Had BV, 2 rounds Flagyl, still no better. Symp's of PID now. Would trying treatment w/Doxy be OK at this point? Would 2 weeks of Doxy help?

Maybe not: Doxycyline alone may not be adequate treatment for PID, and will not treat bacterial vaginosis. Presumably you are under a doctor's care. If not, see a doctor now and follow her advice about diagnosis and treatment. Don't try to manage this on your own. Good luck. ...Read more

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Numerous red&white blood cells and epithelium cells in smear test after successfull gonorrhea treatment. Still feeling discomfort. Sign of PID?

PID: PID is diagnosed by a pelvic exam. There are specific findings that a doctor would note during the exam --mainly extreme pain with palpation of the cervix and uterus. WBCs on a pap smear is not one of the criteria used to diagnose PID ...Read more

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Is metronidazole and Zithromax a reasonable treatment for PID? I am clear of STDs.

PID is an STD: In general PID is an STD although there are certain exceptions. This is a reasonable choice of antibiotics but close monitoring is required. If PID is treated as an outpatient the patient should be seen for a physician exam 48-72 hours later to confirm improvement. ...Read more