A 35-year-old member asked:

How do i differentiate between gonorrhea or pid?

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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Gonorrhea is PID: Gonorrhea is a specific type of pid. It is unique demonstrating gram negative intracellular diplococci.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Acute PID converts into chronic PID?or are developments different?I had gonorrhea&still have sympt of chronic PID.Gyn said I don't have it though.
Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 34 years experience
No chronic PID: Pelvic inflammatory disease is an acute infection. It does not really become chronic. If it is not treated with appropriate antibiotics then the condi... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
I had gonorrhea and pid. I got treated and cured. I have had two miscarriages since. Could it have been from the infection making me infertile?
Dr. Alan Patterson
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
You need to see: An infertilty specialist as you need to rule out chronic scarring of the endometrium, chronic endometritis and possible other conditions.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
If my PID isn't caused by chlamydia or gonorrhea , then are Zithromax azirhromycin going to help??
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Azithromycin helps against a variety of bacteria. To treat PID effectively, the bacteria that cause the PID need to be identified.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Am i infertile? In 2010 I have been infected with herpes gonorrhea and PID im trying to have a baby and cannot conceive...Please help... I have took Plan B once.. Like early 09 before knowing if i actually was pregnant than i took birth control but not o
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
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A 28-year-old female asked:
I had gonorrhea that turned into PID. I have a feeling my tubes are damaged. Can I go through IVF to have my last child? I've had 2 children before.
Dr. Michael Hulse
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