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Endometriosis vs pid

A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rashid Khan
Internal Medicine 33 years experience
See a Gynaecologist: By visiting your gynaecologist or family physician who can do a pelvic exam and test for std . Pid is the sequalae of untreated std infection. Both ... Read More
Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Infection symptoms: Pid is an infection associated with foul smelling discharge, severe pelvic pain, fever. Endometriosis is not an infection and pain is usually worse du... Read More

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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
No, no, yes: PID is Pelvic Inflammatory disease. It is an infection of the uterus tubes and ovaries. It is frequently caused by STDs, gonorrhea or chlamydia. En... Read More
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not the same: PID stands for pelvic inflammatory disease and is caused by transmission of bacteria through unprotected sexual intercourse. Endometriosis means that ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Levine
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Possibly Wrong DX: I find that ERs over diagnose women who present with pelvic pain and/or vaginal discharge with PID. It would help to have more information, including ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Hartka
Emergency Medicine 11 years experience
PID v. Endometriosis: Pelvic Inflammatory Disesase (PID) is a infection which is affecting the uterus, fallopain tubes, or ovaries; always caused by untreated sexually tran... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 52 years experience
Se details: The most common cause is repeated unprotected sex with an infected partner.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
PID vs Endo: Pid is a sexually transmitted disease that causes pain with menses and with intercourse, may block the tubes and cause infertility similar to what end... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
Yes sometimes: I have definitely had patients who have siblings and mothers, and even maternal grandmothers, all in the same family, with endometriosis. While it's ... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
Gynecology 40 years experience
No: Can be treated and managed.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Traub
Fertility Medicine 19 years experience
Variable: In some women, even a large amount of endometriosis causes no pain. In other women a small amount causes significant pain. Women feel a variety of dif... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
Fertility Medicine 29 years experience
Endometriosis: Surgery is the gold standard, and reduces the amount/extent of disease. The most effective medical treatment is the drug lupron(r). It is costly with ... Read More
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