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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (cont.)

Surgery

Untreated PID can cause chronic pelvic pain and scarring in about 20% of women. These conditions are difficult to treat but are sometimes improved with surgery. Surgery may also be needed to remove or drain a tubo-ovarian abscess if present.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/10/2014

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