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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

  1. 1. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Jamie Thomas MCB2011 Patricia Cipriano
  2. 2. Etiologic Agent <ul><li>Chlamydia </li><ul><li>Chlamydia trachomatis </li></ul><li>Gonorrhea </li><ul><li>neisseria gonorrhea </li></ul><li>Pathogenic bacteria
  3. 3. Opportunistic can cause secondary infection </li></ul>
  4. 4. Symptoms <ul><li>Lower abdominal pain
  5. 5. Fever
  6. 6. Unusual vaginal discharge
  7. 7. Painful intercourse
  8. 8. Painful urination
  9. 9. Irregular menstrual bleeding
  10. 10. Sometimes no symptoms </li></ul>
  11. 11. Treatment <ul><li>Two broad spectrum antibiotics
  12. 12. Partner should also be treated
  13. 13. Irreversible damage </li></ul>
  14. 14. Control/Prevention <ul><li>STD screening
  15. 15. Use protection
  16. 16. Abstinence
  17. 17. Long-term relationship
  18. 18. Yearly chlamydia testing
  19. 19. Limit sexual partners
  20. 20. Refrain from using IUDs
  21. 21. Avoid douching </li></ul>
  22. 22. Consequences <ul><li>Damage of fallopian tubes, womb </li><ul><li>Scar tissue </li></ul><li>Infertility </li><ul><li>10% </li></ul><li>Ectopic pregnancy </li><ul><li>Ruptured fallopian tubes can cause death </li></ul><li>Abscess formation
  23. 23. Chronic pain </li></ul>
  24. 24. What It Looks Like
  25. 25. References <ul><li>Center For Disease Control </li><ul><li>http://www.cdc.gov/std/pid/stdfact-pid.htm </li></ul><li>Epidemiology of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Journal article) </li><ul><li>http://www.jstor.org/stable/3702366 </li></ul><li>Microbiology: An Introduction </li><ul><li>Tortora, Funke, & Case
  26. 26. Pg 751 </li></ul></ul>

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