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can a virgin have pid

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Most likely not: Most of the time pid is caused by a sexually transmitted infection, so since you haven't had sex you couldn't have an std. However several times I ha ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Zach Patrick
12 years experience Emergency Medicine
See doctor: Depending on when the pain started and when your period is due there are many causes of pelvic pain. The only way to figure this out is to see your do ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Collin Smikle
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PID: Pid is a sexually transmitted disease usually caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia. If you have sex without penetration, you are still exposed to sperm an ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Windisch
24 years experience Pediatrics
Rare but yes: It can absolutely happen but is quite rare.
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A female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very unusual: Make sure the diagnosis is right, rarely other intra abdominal processes such as appendicitis can result in PID, or even more rare abdominal/pelvic tu ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Not PID: Women who have never engaged in sexual intercourse (virgin) should not concern themselves with PID, which is a consequence of untreated sexually trans ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Basics: Pelvic inflammatory disease is most often related to a sexually transmitted germ. However, the moist environment of the female genital tract has a ric ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Possible, unlikely: Most PID is due to STD, but there are exceptions. Still, speak with your doctor about how certain s/he is about the diagnosis. PID is easily confused ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Venkata Vallury
42 years experience Pediatrics
Pid: Usually PID is caused by a sexually transmitted disease, but in women who douch, it tends to move the bacteria up causing inflammation . of the tubes ... Read More

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