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is it possible for a virgin to have pid

A 50-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. 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 44-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 38-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 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 23-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 28-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
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Duplicate question: See the other reply
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