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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Features/Symptoms

  • Fever;
  • Nausea and vomiting;
  • Lower abdominal pain;
  • Painful sex;
  • Can be present for a long time without knowing.

Progression

Although the disease affects women more than men, it may cause chronic pelvic pain, recurrent infection and infertility in men.

Causes

Usually the bacteria that causes Chlamydia and Gonorrhea causes PID.

Treatment/Management

Treatment of both parties with a course of antibiotics, usually Penicillin, for 10 days.