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Appendix F: Management of the IUD when a Cu-IUD or an LNG-IUD User Is Found To Have Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Appendix F shows a flow chart describing the management of an intrauterine device when a woman using a copper-containing IUD or a levonorgestrel-releasing IUD is found to have pelvic inflammatory disease.

Abbreviations: Cu-IUD = copper-containing IUD; IUD = intrauterine device; LNG-IUD = levonorgestrel-releasing IUD; PID = pelvic inflammatory disease.

* Treat according to CDC's STD Treatment Guidelines (available at http://www.cdc.gov/std/treatment).

Alternate Text: Appendix F shows a flow chart describing the management of an intrauterine device when a woman using a copper-containing IUD or a levonorgestrel-releasing IUD is found to have pelvic inflammatory disease.



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