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What is the drug of choise for PID and for how long and the dose of it plz.?

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 more

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How long can a PID go undetected?

How long can a PID go undetected?

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

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How Long Do You Have PID Before the Pain Starts?

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 more

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What is the best drug for treating PID and the duration?

What is the best drug for treating PID and the duration?

Depends: There are multiple drugs used to treat PID depending on the specific infection. The duration depends on the specific drug being used. ...Read more

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How long before chlamydia causes pid?

Chlamadia: About 50 % of chlamadia infection is asymptomatic and so it is hard to say when someone got the infection. However if treated on time along with gonorrhea may not get pid, but if lower abdominal pain sets in, pain during coitus or pain during or after menstruation in pt with chlamadia, suggest pid and should be treated immediately. ...Read more

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How long can PID go untreated before causing infertility?

How long can PID go untreated before causing infertility?

Depends : It is difficult to say who will get infertility after pid - of course the sooner it's caught - the better but even when it's caught early it can still cause problems. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Incredible pain: PID is extremely painful where as BV is painless and causes a foul smelling odor. Partners are not treated for BV as it is not sexually transmitted. PID is most commonly caused by the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea and chlamydia ...Read more

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How long does a woman need to have chlymidia or PID to become infertile?

How long does a woman need to have chlymidia or PID to become infertile?

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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How long can your PID go untreated before it causes infertility in women?

How long can your PID go untreated before it causes infertility in women?

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

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How long does it take before PID starts to damage reproductive organs permanently?

How long does it take before PID starts to damage reproductive organs permanently?

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 more

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