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What Is The Drug Of Choise For Pid And For How Long And The Dose Of It Plz
Current recomendatio: According to epocrates, the current recommendation for pid treatment in an outpatient setting is for 250mg of Ceftriaxone as a shot, along with 100mg doxycyline 2x day for 2 weeks and possibley 500mg of Metronidazole twice a day for 2 weeks. There are alternatives if you are allergic to these meds. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Pelvic inflammatory refers to inflammation and or infection of pelvic organs which consist of uterus , ovaries and fallopian tubes . It causes scarring as it heals. Common agents for infections are gonorrhea and chlamydia in youn sexually active women. Endometriosis also causes pelvic inflammation on a non infectious basis . Infections warrant treatment to ...Read more
Variable: The symptoms of PID are variable that some women may not experience pain. See this site for more info. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pelvic-inflammatory-disease/basics/definition/CON-20022341 If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
For months and years: Especially chlamydia infections can make so subtle symptoms that women don't see a doctor, and may be diagnosed when the damage is done: scarred fallopian tubes that set them up for tubal pregnancies or not being able to get pregnant at all. ...Read more
What are the signs that show BV has progressed to pid? How long do you have to have it for it to progress? Does my partner need medicine also?
Over 35, TTC for 3 months after suspected PID/Endo pain got better. How long should I try before referring to an OBG. Never missed a cycle?
6 months: Try for 6 months and then see an obygn if still not pregnant after 6 months of trying with unprotected intercourse. Remember, 33% of time infertility is due to woman, 33% of time due to male factor, and 33% of time due to unknown cause. Don't automatically assume that the infertility is due to your body. Husband should be tested as well if no conception after 6 months. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No safe interval: There's no absolutely 'safe' time period, so if you are infected (or worry that you might be) you must treat right away. Females may very quickly suffer some damage, or not at all; males rarely become infertile from chlamydia infection. Good wishes, and I hope this helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Now: Very difficult to give a good answer to this question as asked; the whole concept of 'low-level' or 'sub-clinical' pid is controversial. Your absolute best answer is this: if pid is suspected it should be tested now, and if found it should be treated now. This eliminates any guessing and keeps harm to an absolute minimum. ...Read more
No safe interval: Theres no totally safe time period, so if you are infected (or worry that you might be) you must treat right away. If female you may (or might not) already have suffered some damage. ...Read more
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