To diagnose salpingitis in a woman, it is advisable to perform a microbiological analysis of vaginal secretions to identify the pathogenic microorganism that is causing it. Moreover, with a hysterosalpingography it will be possible to visualize the fallopian tubes and see if there is inflammation.
The most common treatment for acute salpingitis is antibiotics, such as doxycycline, azithromycin, erythromycin or levofloxacin. Anti-inflammatory drugs may also be prescribed for pain.
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By Blanca Paraíso M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (gynecologist), José María Sánchez Jordán M.D. (gynecologist), Marta Barranquero Gómez B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist), Rebeca Reus BSc, MSc (embryologist), Zaira Salvador B.Sc., M.Sc. (embryologist) and Cristina Algarra Goosman B.Sc., M.Sc. (psychologist).
Last Update: 04/01/2022