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Conditions A-Z - Gynecologic Inflammations and Infections

There are many different gynecological inflammations and infections that require the clinical care of a physician or another healthcare 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 (PID)

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

If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Online Resources page in this Web site for an Internet/World Wide Web address that may contain additional information on that topic.


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