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Can I Get Pregnant If I Have Pid
If i've been diagnosed with PID can I get pregnant if I have had sex before or after my diagnosis?
Yes, but some risk: Pelvic inflammatory disease or pid is an infection that involves the fallopian tubes. While it does not absolutely prevent pregnancy, it can impede the movement of a fertilized egg into the uterus and increase the risk of an ectopic pregnancy. Even when treated properly damage to a tube can occur. If left untreated or when infection is recurrant damage from scaring can render the tube useless. ...Read more
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
Likely: If you mean, can a woman had pid that was treated get pregnant in the future, the answer is likely yes. Often if the first episode of pid is treated soon with antibiotics there may be no scarring of the tubes. However the more times a woman has pid the more likely the tubes are scarred, increasing the chance of infertility and ectopic pregnancy. Once pregnant get checked to r/o ectopic. ...Read more
How would i know if i can't get pregnant in the future to have my own baby after having PID in 2010 of october?
Unknown risk: If you have had pid in the past, then there is a decent chance that this can affect the function of your fallopian tubes. This is not a certainty, just an increased risk. At the point that you are trying to get pregnant, you could ask for an imaging study of your tubes called a hysterosalpingogram. This would be reasonable at some point, but in the meantime, consider birth control and condoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If i get HSG done after having PID in the past will that help me to be able to get pregnant in the future?
What did u your: Gyn say ? If you had pid in the past an hsg could reactivate it and cause a bad pelvic infection and ruin your tubes assuming they are not ruined from the pid already which they may or may not be, in your case a laproscopy with dye injection during the procedure under direct vision would be better because if the tubes look bad u don't inject the dye and either way u need antibiotics. ...Read more
I been trying to get pregnant for four years now but i had PID surgery back in 2010 of october will i be able to get pregnant after being treated?
It depends: What type of surgery did you have? Were your fallopian tubes blocked before the surgery? You may need a procedure to see if your tubes are open. See your gyn for more information. ...Read more
Probably so: In this instance it would depend on how bad your pelvic infection was and whether you have any scarring as a result, but i would not assume that you can't get pregnant. The only way to know is to let yourself heal and then try to get pregnant when you're ready. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're pregnant or planning to get pregnant, there are many things you can do to give your baby a healthy start: Regular prenatal visits along with laboratory testing, ultrasounds, prenatal vitamins and immunizations (like the flu shot and whopping cough booster). Now's the time to eat healthy, stay hydrated, and ...Read more
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