Antibiotics for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
How Well It Works
Antibiotic treatment kills the bacteria causing PID. The risks of a future tubal pregnancy (Reference ectopic pregnancy Opens New Window), Reference ongoing (chronic) pelvic pain Opens New Window, and Reference infertility Opens New Window are less if you start treatment early.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: November 23, 2010|
|Medical Review:||Reference Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine
Reference Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology