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Marshall, MO
A 20-year-old female asked:

Can a ruptured cyst cause a infection leading to pid. this is what my gyno told me 4 years ago just want a second opinion. ?

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Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 43 years experience
It depends what type: If you had pid or a tubo-ovarian abcess it could, most cysts when they rupture while causing pain and or intra- abdominal bleeding do not cause pid.
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