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What is salpingitis?

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Dr. Peter Corrado
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree

In brief: Inflammatory process

Salpingitis is inflammation of the fallopian tubes, which extend from the uterus to the area of the overy.
It is a componant of a condition called pelvic inflammatory disease. Stds are often a cause, but vaginal bacteria has also been implicated. Symptoms include pain, rectal discomfort, vaginal discharge and abnormal bleeding. Treatment requires antibiotic therapy and close gynocologic follow up.

In brief: Inflammatory process

Salpingitis is inflammation of the fallopian tubes, which extend from the uterus to the area of the overy.
It is a componant of a condition called pelvic inflammatory disease. Stds are often a cause, but vaginal bacteria has also been implicated. Symptoms include pain, rectal discomfort, vaginal discharge and abnormal bleeding. Treatment requires antibiotic therapy and close gynocologic follow up.
Dr. Peter Corrado
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Dr. Stephen Guy
Obstetrics & Gynecology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Inflammation

Salpingitis is the inflammation of the fallopian tube.
This inflammation is usually caused by an infection. Common infections can be chlamydia or gonorrhea. Other infections can come from tubal disease that has been left untreated for a while.

In brief: Inflammation

Salpingitis is the inflammation of the fallopian tube.
This inflammation is usually caused by an infection. Common infections can be chlamydia or gonorrhea. Other infections can come from tubal disease that has been left untreated for a while.
Dr. Stephen Guy
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Randy Burgett
General Practice
2 doctors agree

In brief: Infection

Salpingitis is an infection and inflammation of the fallopian tube.
The infection usually begins in the vagina and ascends to the fallopian tubes. Symptoms include abdominal pain, lower back pain, vaginal discharge, pain during intercourse, nausea, vomiting, and bloating.

In brief: Infection

Salpingitis is an infection and inflammation of the fallopian tube.
The infection usually begins in the vagina and ascends to the fallopian tubes. Symptoms include abdominal pain, lower back pain, vaginal discharge, pain during intercourse, nausea, vomiting, and bloating.
Randy Burgett
Randy Burgett
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