Surgery isn't usually done to treat pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) unless it is needed to:
Procedures that may be used to diagnose and treat the complications of PID include:
|American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG)|
|409 12th Street SW|
|P.O. Box 70620|
|Washington, DC 20024-9998|
|Phone: ||(202) 638-5577|
|Web Address: ||www.acog.org|
American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) is a nonprofit organization of professionals who provide health care for women, including teens. The ACOG Resource Center publishes manuals and patient education materials. The Web publications section of the site has patient education pamphlets on many women's health topics, including reproductive health, breast-feeding, violence, and quitting smoking.
|American Social Health Association|
|P.O. Box 13827|
|Research Triangle Park, NC 27709|
|Phone: ||(919) 361-8400|
|Fax: ||(919) 361-8425|
|Web Address: ||www.ashastd.org|
The mission of the American Social Health Association is to improve the health of individuals, families, and communities, with a focus on sexual health and preventing sexually transmitted diseases.
|Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention|
|1600 Clifton Road|
|Atlanta, GA 30333|
|Phone: ||1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636)|
|Web Address: ||www.cdc.gov/nchstp|
The National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention is a branch of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Its website provides information and updates on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), and tuberculosis (TB). You can also find fact sheets on these health topics.
|National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), National Institutes of Health|
|NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations|
|6610 Rockledge Drive, MSC 6612|
|Bethesda, MD 20892-6612|
|Phone: ||1-866-284-4107 toll-free|
|Phone: ||(301) 496-5717|
|Fax: ||(301) 402-3573|
|Web Address: ||www.niaid.nih.gov|
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases conducts research and provides consumer information on infectious and immune-system-related diseases.
|STD National Hotline|
The hotline is available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 p.m., Eastern standard time. It provides education, research, and public policy information on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including minor and major STD infections. Referrals, information on prevention, and free pamphlets are available.