Treatments and Health Care for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

The pelvic inflammatory disease mainly refers to inflammation of the female internal reproductive system. The female reproductive system is divided into external genitalia and internal genitalia. The internal genitalia includes the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries explicitly. 

 

The uterus is located in the pelvic cavity, with the bladder in front and the rectum in the back. There are two fallopian tubes on both sides of the uterus and ovaries below the fallopian tubes. 

 

Generally, pelvic inflammation mainly refers to the inflammatory exudation, hyperemia, edema, and other inflammatory manifestations of the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, collectively referred to as pelvic inflammation.

 

 

What are the treatments for the pelvic inflammatory disease?

 

Pelvic inflammatory disease is generally divided into acute pelvic inflammatory disease and chronic pelvic inflammatory disease. The treatments of them are different.

 

Treatment of acute pelvic inflammatory disease

 

For patients with acute pelvic inflammatory disease, the primary treatment is to rest more, and if possible, they can be hospitalized. Women should also pay attention to eating more high-protein nutritious foods. Also, pay attention to the balance of electrolytes, supplement more water. The most important thing is to use some anti-inflammatory antibiotics.

 

For antibiotics applying, the bacterial culture of prostate secretion and drug sensitivity test should be done before using antibiotics, and the most suitable drug should be selected through the drug sensitivity test. 

 

It should be noted that the dosage must be large enough, and the time must be long enough. In clinical practice, some patients stop taking medicine after the symptoms disappear after a few days. It is easy to cause recurrence and even chronic pelvic inflammatory disease, so the treatment must be thorough.

 

 

Treatment of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease

 

Since the treatment course of chronic pelvic inflammatory disease is relatively long, it is more complicated to treat than the acute pelvic inflammatory disease. It is usually treated with herbal medicine comprehensive therapy. Comprehensive herbal medicine treatment includes oral herbal medicine, intravenous drip, herbal medicine enema, acupuncture, and moxibustion. In addition, the hot compress and iontophoresis can also be combined with herbal medicine. 

 

In the choice of medicine, according to the patient's symptoms, medication for clearing away heat, detoxifying, promoting blood circulation, and removing blood stasis, such as Fuyan Pill, can be used in conjunction with western medicine's antibiotic treatment, which also has a good effect. Fuyan Pill can penetrate the body to reduce inflammation and eliminate pelvic adhesions.

 

 

Health Care:

 

The first is to pay special attention to the cleaning of the vulva. Vulva cleaning and underwear replacement should be carried out every day. It is recommended to use warm water as a cleaning solution because it has been disinfected after being boiled. In addition, be cautious about the choice of washing utensils. 

 

Every woman should have a particular basin for washing her lower body. It will prevent other infections from entering the vagina. Usually, it is enough to clean the lower body once a day, and it is best to wash it once after the bowel movement. In addition, when choosing sanitary napkins, you should select good-quality hygienic napkins. Both men and women should wash their lower bodies before having sex.

 

Recommended Readings:
 

 

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Nursing Methods

 

Natural remedies for pelvic inflammatory disease

 

 

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