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Dr. Karen Jones
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Can a virgin have a pid?

Dr. Karen Jones
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Can a virgin have a pid?

Most likely not: Most of the time pid is caused by a sexually transmitted infection, so since you haven't had sex you couldn't have an std. However several times I have seen a woman who has never had sex get pid. The infection comes from bacteria in the vagina for some reason we don't understand getting up into the uterus and causing the infection. ...Read more

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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Definition)

Pelvic inflammatory disease is a general term for infection of the uterus lining, ...Read more


Dr. Zach Patrick
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I have lower left pelvic pain, intense vaginal cramps and bright red bleeding.. Im a virgin can i have PID? Normal pelvic exam. Douched days earlier.

Dr. Zach Patrick
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I have lower left pelvic pain, intense vaginal cramps and bright red bleeding.. Im a virgin can i have PID? Normal pelvic exam. Douched days earlier.

See doctor: Depending on when the pain started and when your period is due there are many causes of pelvic pain. The only way to figure this out is to see your doctor for a physical exam and possible testing. If you have never had unprotected intercourse then there is no way you would have PID. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Namey
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Is it possible for a virgin to have pid?

Dr. Thomas Namey
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Is it possible for a virgin to have pid?

Technically yes!: With external rubbing of genitalia and oral sex, even though direct penetration does not occur! Ceertainly would be NOT a common occurrence! ...Read more

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Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
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I have PID. I am single and Virgin Why this was happen to me?

Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
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Very unusual: Make sure the diagnosis is right, rarely other intra abdominal processes such as appendicitis can result in PID, or even more rare abdominal/pelvic tuberculosis ...Read more

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Dr. Collin Smikle
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Can a virgin acquire pid?

Dr. Collin Smikle
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Can a virgin acquire pid?

PID: Pid is a sexually transmitted disease usually caused by gonorrhea or chlamydia. If you have sex without penetration, you are still exposed to sperm and can get pid. Pelvic pain, discharge or a fever, or no symptoms can occur. It can damage to the fallopian tubes and cause infertility. If diagnosed early, treatment will reduce any risk for complications. ...Read more

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Dr. Venkata Vallury
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Hello I inal, I have PID and I am 22 years old and most important, I am still virgin. I don't understand that why this is to me. Please reply?

Dr. Venkata Vallury
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Pid: Usually PID is caused by a sexually transmitted disease, but in women who douch, it tends to move the bacteria up causing inflammation . of the tubes and masks any discharge from the vaginal orifice hence one does not seek attention, usually mistaken for appendicitis in virginal females. ...Read more

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Dr. Tanya Russo
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Signs and symptoms of PID in virgins ???

Dr. Tanya Russo
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Not PID: Women who have never engaged in sexual intercourse (virgin) should not concern themselves with PID, which is a consequence of untreated sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
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The doctor at the hospital suggested I see a gynecologist because he thinks I may have PID but I am a virgin. Is that possible?

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The doctor at the hospital suggested I see a gynecologist because he thinks I may have PID but I am a virgin. Is that possible?

Yes it is: Acute and Chronic Salpingitis (PID) can occur without intercourse. For example TB induced infection, more common outside of the United States. ...Read more

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Dr. Myron Arlen
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How does a virgin get PID? I have lower left abdominal pain. History of ovarian cyst. 2 normal pelvic exams bu irregular bleedin.BloodTest show anemia

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How does a virgin get PID? I have lower left abdominal pain. History of ovarian cyst. 2 normal pelvic exams bu irregular bleedin.BloodTest show anemia

Cant be PID: Pelvic inflammatory disease requires that micro organisms pass up the vagina into the cervix and from there travel up the fallopian tubes to produce abscesses. Having ovarian cysts and bleeding into the pelvis with associated pain and a normal pelvic exam along with a virginal status rules out PID ...Read more

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