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A 23-year-old female asked:

Can having trich, untreated for over 2years cause infertility, pid, or any other problems?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Possibly: If you were without symptoms and now get treated everything should be ok. It is the bad infections that do lead to pid & lead to infertility problems . Good example of why you should always have protected sex because you never know when you will pick something up and women often don't have symptoms.

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Can PID cause infertility if left untreated?

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How long can PID go untreated before causing infertility?

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Last updated Apr 17, 2013


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