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Posted by: love78 | 2008/07/20

PID from an IUD

I am 23 and currently being treated for pelvic inflammatory disease with antibiotics(doxycycline hyclate, and metronidazole) which was not caused by an STD, but most likely from my IUD.(I get infections easily anyhow, I have a recent history of cancer). Anyhow, my husband and I want to know if it is okay for us to have sex while I am going through treatment. I do off and on get pain from sex due to the PID, but aside from that, could there be any risks or interfearance in treatment if we do?

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You could transfer the infection to your husband so, if you do have sex, use a condom.

Best wishes

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