What is the role of medications in the treatment of postpartum infections?

Updated: Oct 11, 2019
  • Author: Andy W Wong, MD; Chief Editor: Bruce M Lo, MD, MBA, CPE, RDMS, FACEP, FAAEM, FACHE  more...
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Antibiotics are the mainstay of treatment. Pain medications also are important, because patients often have discomfort. Patients with septic pelvic thrombophlebitis must undergo anticoagulation therapy, and they should receive broad-spectrum antibiotics.

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