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Do I need to report pelvic abscess as a long-term health condition, or does it go away after being treated?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Part of Med history

It usually does go away with treatment, but it remains as an important factor in your medical history.
The fact that you have had a pelvic abscess would increase your risk for future infections, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic pain, and impaired fertility. Your doctors will be in a better position for future diagnosis and management by knowing all of your medical history.

In brief: Part of Med history

It usually does go away with treatment, but it remains as an important factor in your medical history.
The fact that you have had a pelvic abscess would increase your risk for future infections, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic pain, and impaired fertility. Your doctors will be in a better position for future diagnosis and management by knowing all of your medical history.
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Dr. Carolyn Thompson
Pelvic abscesses can also cause scar tissue inside the abdomen. This is important for your surgeon to know if you have abdominal surgery in the future.
Dr. Scott Beard
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Urogynecology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Goes away

But would tell your gyn and any surgeon as it often leads to scarring in the area of the abscess.

In brief: Goes away

But would tell your gyn and any surgeon as it often leads to scarring in the area of the abscess.
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