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Pelvic Abscess Pelvic Abscess
An abscess is an accumulation of pus from an infection that can occur anywhere in the body. This can be a complication of hysterectomy or childbirth, found in 1 in 3 women hospitalized for pelvic inflammatory disease. Occurs in women between the ages of 30-40 years.
All anaerobic and anaerobic bacteria can cause disease. The most common anaerobic bacteria are Escherichia coli, Bacillus fragilis, Prevotella species, streptococci, Peptococcus, and sometimes Peptostreptococcus. including gonorrhea, chlamydia that causes pelvic abscesses Older women are more likely to develop intestinal or diverticular disease. The disease spreads from within the body to nearby organs. infection such as appendicitis or enteritis Can cause pelvic abscesses, risk factors include polyamorous sex. vaginal douche use the contraceptive used to be a swamp before
Almost all patients have abdominal pain. Other symptoms include fever, chills, nausea, and vomiting Bleeding in the abdomen Abdominal secretions hurt when examining
History taking, physical examination, blood test, culture, X-ray film done to confirm the diagnosis The doctor ordered an ultrasound and a CT scan.
Can be used for both medication and surgery Antibiotics alone are ineffective in people with abscesses larger than 3 inches, or severe infections, high fever, high white blood cells, large abscesses if drug treatment does not improve. Dissection of the pus is a method that can help. This involves inserting a needle and using CT to locate it. In some cases, surgery to drain the pus will be necessary to remove the infected organ. The rupture of the abscess affects the life of surgery.
Things to do
It should be noted that three-quarters of people treated with antibiotics healed without surgery.
You should consult your doctor if you have an upset stomach. vaginal bleeding or fever, chills
Tell your doctor if you have a sexually transmitted disease.
Remember that diagnosing a pelvic abscess is difficult because of its tumor-like symptoms or pelvic blood clot.
Keep in mind that when a pelvic abscess ruptures, it can cause pelvic inflammatory disease. shock and death Other complications, such as pelvic infections in women of childbearing age Make it difficult to get pregnant due to scarring around the fallopian tubes.