Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Tubo-Ovarian Abscess Treatment

Treatment for a tubo-ovarian abscess includes antibiotics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for pain. Treatment for a severe tubo-ovarian abscess may require narcotic pain medication and surgery. Drainage of the abscess may be accomplished laparoscopically. Male sexual partners should also be evaluated by a doctor to avoid re-infection.

Specific treatment for a tubo-ovarian abscess includes:

Tubo-Ovarian Abscess Specialist

Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat tubo-ovarian abscess:

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Last Updated: Jun 9, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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