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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Pid) (Definition)

A general term for infection of the uterus lining, fallopian tubes, or ovaries. ...Read more


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What are the symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease? How are the symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease different than sever symptoms of pms? .

What are the symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease? How are the symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease different than sever symptoms of pms? .

PMS vs PID: Pid or pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection which starts in vagina or service and spreads to uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries and to lower abdomen. It is usually due to untreated or neglected sexually transmitted disease. Pms is associated subjective feeling of fullness before or during periods and is associated with stomach cramps, pain, change in mood. No infection is involved periodic. ...Read more

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What should I do about potential symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?

What should I do about potential symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?

See details: Potential symptoms are not symptoms. You treat the underlying cause with appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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What is the usual cause of pelvic inflammatory disease, and what symptoms would one have?

What is the usual cause of pelvic inflammatory disease, and what symptoms would one have?

Several: The typical symptoms of pid are pelvic pain, vaginal discharge, and fever. The causes of pid are usually chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and several less common std's. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?

What are the signs and symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?

Pain: The most common symptom is pelvic pain. Also sometimes vaginal discharge, fever, nausea or vomiting, abdomen can be tender to touch ...Read more

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Does all pelvic inflammatory disease have symptoms?

Does all pelvic inflammatory disease have symptoms?

Not at first: Pid is an ascending infection, beginning in the cervix and rising through the uterus to the fallopian tubes and out into the pelvic peritoneal cavity. Cervical culture screening catches many cases before any pain develops. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease pid?

What are the symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease pid?

Varied: Pelvic pain, abdominal pain, fever, painful sex, vaginal discharge, nausea, vomiting, generally not feeling well. Can be a difficult diagnosis and you need careful evaluation to be certain. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms and causes of pelvic inflammatory disease?

See below: Pelvic inflammatory disease are caused by infections usually sexually transmitted. Abdominal pain, fever, and pelvic discharge can all be symptoms or some patients may not any symptoms at all. Untreated abscesses and infertility can occur. If you are concerned, it is best to see your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Symptoms of a pelvic inflammatory disease & what's the cause? Need info?

Infertility & pain: No symptoms in 10%. Pelvic pain, tender cervix, vaginal discharge, usually mal-odorous, irregular menses, pain with sex, bowel movements & full bladder. Causes most commonly std such as gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas from having unprotected sex with an infected partner. Can be caused by an iud, or following an abortion or misscarriage, blood or lymph born infection. ...Read more

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What are the common causes and symptoms of a pelvic inflammatory disease?

What are the common causes and symptoms of a pelvic inflammatory disease?

Sexually transmitted: Diseases most common cause & from gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas. Also from an iud, post abortion or miscarriage, infection spread via blood stream or lymphatics. 10% of women are symptom free. Symptoms include pelvic or lower abdominal pain, vaginal discharge which is usually malodorous, pain on intercourse, defecation & urinating, . ...Read more

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I have non STD related pelvic inflammatory disease - not sure what cause was. Took one dose of azythromyacin -symptoms 1wk later. What's going on?

Puzzling treatment: Hmmm... something doesn't compute. Single dose azithromcycin is inadequate for PID and I find it difficult to understand any doctor prescribing it. The only STD appropriate for that treatment is chlamydia, but presumably "non std related" means you were tested for it and negative. In any case, return to your doctor (or maybe find another one) about your continuing symptoms. ...Read more

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Pelvic inflammatory disease---what is most common cause in sex workers?

Pelvic inflammatory disease---what is most common cause in sex workers?

Likely Chlamydia.: The usual std's can cause pelvic pain by rash, itching, etc., but the biggest cause of pid or pelvic inflammatory disease is chlamydia trachomatis, which is also sexually transmitted. This can cause lower abdominal, and pelvic pain, and a mucopurulent (pus-like) vaginal discharge. This is a very destructive disease which can require 14 days of antibiotics, like Doxycycline and clindamycin. ...Read more

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Does pelvic inflammatory disease make you bloated?

Does pelvic inflammatory disease make you bloated?

Yes: Bloating is a very nonspecific symptom that can occur as a result of any dysfunction in the abdomen. It is mainly due to bowel distension and can be caused by increased progestational activity which causes bowel slowing. ...Read more

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What methods to test for pelvic inflammatory disease?

What methods to test for pelvic inflammatory disease?

Cultures and exams: Pid, pelvic inflammatory disease is usually caused by an infection. The diagnosis is based on cultures, physical exam, and imaging studies such as pelvic ultrasound and cat scans. Left untreated, the damage can be permanent. ...Read more

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Does pelvic inflammatory disease affect a woman's tubes?

Does pelvic inflammatory disease affect a woman's tubes?

Yes1: This one of the most unfortunate aspect of certain stds. Permanent scarring can occur. ...Read more

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Can pelvic inflammatory disease cause bloating and other?

PID: Pid usually causes abdominal pain, vaginal discharge and occasionally a fever. It causes an inflammatory condition in the lower abdominal area which may also lead to formation of a fluid exudate. This may cause one to feel a mild bloating sensation. Most common complications include chronic pelvic pain, infertility due to obstruction of the tubes or an increased risk of ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does pelvic inflammatory disease cause bloating and pain?

Does pelvic inflammatory disease cause bloating and pain?

Yes it can: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) can cause abdominal pain and even bloating but the later maybe less common. Other symptoms can include vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge, back pain, painful urination and painful intercourse. Systemic complaints can include fever, nasuea, and vomiting. ...Read more

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How do you test for pelvic inflammatory disease in woman?

Cultures and exams: Pid, pelvic inflammatory disease is usually caused by an infection. The diagnosis is based on cultures, physical exam, and imaging studies such as pelvic ultrasound and cat scans. Left untreated, the damage can be permanent. ...Read more

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Can pelvic inflammatory disease be damaging the intestines?

Can pelvic inflammatory disease be damaging the intestines?

PID and intestines: Yes-pelvic inflammatory disease also called pid can cause serious abscess in the abdomen leading to hysterectomy, intestinal involvement and severe adhesions and fistula formation. There can be generalized septicemia or growth of bacteria in the blood stream from the disease which in turn can cause paralysis of the intestines with resultant extension of abdomen. ...Read more

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Is there one specific test for pelvic inflammatory disease?

No!: Not at all; there is not even a universal 'gold standard.' pid is common and delays in treatment result in important health problems, so diagnostic guidelines try to identify patients with pid and start treatment early. These guidelines allow flexibility in diagnosing, and even some over-diagnosis simply to avoid missing questionable cases that wouldn't get treated promptly. ...Read more

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If I had pelvic inflammatory disease or BV would my bf know?

If I had pelvic inflammatory disease or BV would my bf know?

Not necessarily!: Chlamydia infections and mycoplasma infections can fester for years asympotomatically, causing scarring of the fallopian tubes, which can lead to infertility. ...Read more

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Do doctors see a lot of patients with pelvic inflammatory disease?

Do doctors see a lot of patients with pelvic inflammatory disease?

PID: How common is pid?

Yes it is a common disease seen as a complication of sexually transmitted disease. Iis estimated that the annual incidence of pid in usa is more than 750, 000 women. ...Read more

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How can I get tested for pelvic inflammatory disease --just go to er?

Yes, but: Yes you can go to an er, but unless you feel very sick this is a time-consuming and very expensive way to do it. If you are not acutely ill (fever, chills, severe pain) a doctor's office visit is a better choice. I'll also say, with no offense at all to any er doctor, that pid is also very often over-diagnosed in the er setting. ...Read more