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Salpingitis is inflammation of the fallopian tubes, which lie
between the uterus and the ovaries. This occurs most often as a complication of
an infection of a woman's reproductive organs.
Salpingitis may cause dull, cramping lower abdominal pain, fever,
vaginal discharge, and fertility problems. Antibiotics and sometimes surgery
are used to treat the condition.
Current as of:
February 25, 2016
Sarah Marshall, MD - Family Medicine & Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine & Deborah A. Penava, BA, MD, FRCSC, MPH - Obstetrics and Gynecology
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