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A 21-year-old female asked:

Is pid caused by an abortion contagious or only pid caused by stds such as chlamydia/ gonorrhea? and can it be treated if undiagnosed for a year?

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Dr. Samuel Lee
Urology 31 years experience
No, yes and yes: post D&C inflammation or postoperative infections are not contagious, unless you have a pre-existing infection at the time of your surgery that was not treated.

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Last updated Apr 17, 2016

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