Medical Conditions



Gynecologic Inflammations and Infections

There are many different gynecological inflammations and infections that require the clinical care of a doctor or another health care professional. It is very important for a woman to seek medical care to determine the type of infection present and the appropriate treatment.

Gynecological inflammations and infections can originate in either the lower or upper reproductive tract. Common infections include:

  • Lower reproductive tract
    • Vulvitis
    • Vaginitis
  • Upper reproductive tract
    • Cervicitis
    • Pelvic inflammatory disease

Listed in the directory below you will find additional information regarding these gynecological conditions, for which we have provided a brief overview. If you cannot find the information in which you are interested, please visit the Women's Health Online Resources page in this website:

Last reviewed: 1/7/2013