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A 27-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to have had pid caused by a past unknown/untreated chlamydia infection but not know you had pid?

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Dr. Marisa Johnson
Specializes in Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
Yes: It can be quite common for women to have evidence of past pid without ever having had symptoms. Unfortunately this is usually discovered when someone is dealing with infertility.

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Last updated Jun 17, 2014


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