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US Selected Practice Recommendations for Contraceptive Use, 2016

Appendix F: Management of Intrauterine Devices When Users are 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: IUD = intrauterine device; PID = pelvic inflammatory disease.

* Treat according to CDC’s STD Treatment Guidelines (available at