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Can a virgin have a pid?

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 refers to inflammation and or infection of pelvic organs which consist of uterus , ovaries and fallopian tubes . It causes scarring as it heals. Common agents for infections are gonorrhea and chlamydia in youn sexually active women. Endometriosis also causes pelvic inflammation on a non infectious basis . Infections warrant treatment to ...Read more


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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.

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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Can a virgin acquire pid?

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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Signs and symptoms of PID in virgins ???

Signs and symptoms of PID in virgins ???

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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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

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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Is it possible to have kids if you had pid?

Probably: Recurrent pelvic infections may result in scarring of the tubes leading to infertility, ectopic preganancy and chronic pelvic pain. If your tubes are blocked because of old infections, you can still carry a pregnancy but only after in vitro fertilization. ...Read more

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How is PID cured?

How is PID cured?

Antibiotic: Pid is an infectious disease caused bacteria. Therefore, antibiotic is the proper treatment. The bacteria involved may or may not be sexually transmitted and in many cases multiple bacterial strains are involved. The diagnosis is often clinical and generally cannot be confirmed accurately without sophisticated evaluation. If antibiotic therapy doesn't result in resolution of pain, see your doc. ...Read more

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What is the drug for choice for pid?

What is the drug for choice for pid?

Depends: Depends on what the anticipated cause of the pid is and on how sick you are. Pid by definition is infection of the upper genital tract structions in women (uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes and may involve neighboring pelvic organs). See dr. Christiaan maurer's response for the specific antibiotic recommendations. ...Read more

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Is there certain amount of time that when you have PID you will start experiencing symptoms?

Is there certain amount of time that when you have PID you will start experiencing symptoms?

Variable: Depending on what tehecause is , but it should always be treated agressively and as early as possible so if u think u ahve pid and have not been seen then u need to go to heh er tonight to see if u do have it or something else so u can get treated, can cause really bad problems if not treated properly or too late. ...Read more

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