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Will antibiotics successfully treat pelvic inflammatory disease?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Yes, but

The antibiotics will almost always cure the cause, but if the infection has caused physical damage to the reproductive tract, this will not be part of the cure.

In brief: Yes, but

The antibiotics will almost always cure the cause, but if the infection has caused physical damage to the reproductive tract, this will not be part of the cure.
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