Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (cont.)
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When to Seek Medical Care
If a female is experiencing the following symptoms, she should see a health care provider:
Given the long-term complications PID can cause, such as infertility and ectopic pregnancy, it is recommended that females seek immediate medical attention if they have any of these symptoms:
Adult women with PID are either closely monitored or admitted to the hospital. More aggressive treatment may take place in the hospital for adolescent females, who are at a much higher risk of not following treatment plans and of having complications.
The person may be admitted to the hospital if any of the following occur:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/10/2014
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