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Chronic Female Pelvic Pain - Prevention

Early diagnosis and treatment of pelvic pain may help keep the pain from becoming chronic.

One cause of chronic pelvic pain is pelvic inflammatory disease. You can greatly lower your risk of getting this disease by practicing safer sex. Safer sex includes using condoms and using them correctly.

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Last Updated: October 30, 2012
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