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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Prevention

You can prevent pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) by using condoms. This helps protect you from sexually transmitted infections that cause PID. To learn more, see the topic Safer Sex.

Avoid douching, which increases your risk for vaginal and pelvic infections.

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