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Gynecologic Inflammations and Infections

There are many different gynecological inflammations and infections that require the clinical care of a doctor or other health care professional. It is very important for a woman to seek medical care to determine the type of infection present and the appropriate treatment.

Gynecological inflammations and infections can originate in either the lower or upper reproductive tract. Common infections include:

  • Lower reproductive tract:

    • Vulvitis

    • Vaginitis

  • Upper reproductive tract:

    • Cervicitis

    • Pelvic inflammatory disease

Listed in the directory below you will find additional information regarding these gynecological conditions, for which we have provided a brief overview:

Vulvitis

Vaginitis

Cervicitis

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Gynecologic Inflammations and Infections - WellSpan Health

Online Medical Reviewer: Bowers, Nancy, RN, BSN, MPH
Online Medical Reviewer: Freeborn, Donna, PhD, CNM, FNP
© 2014 WellSpan Health. All Rights Reserved. This information is not intended as a substitute for professional medical care. Always follow your healthcare professional's instructions.

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