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Gynecologic Inflammations and Infections

If you have a gynecological infection, it’s important to see your health care provider. He or she can figure out the type of infection and offer treatment.

Gynecological inflammations and infections can start in either the lower or upper reproductive tract.

In the lower reproductive tract, common infections include:

  • Vulvitis

  • Vaginitis

In the upper reproductive tract, common infections include:

  • Cervicitis

  • Pelvic inflammatory disease

Listed below are links to other information on these gynecological conditions.

Online Medical Reviewer: Bowers, Nancy, RN, BSN, MPH
Online Medical Reviewer: Freeborn, Donna, PhD, CNM, FNP
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