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Can men catch pid?

Can men catch pid?

No, but...: Pid is infectious inflammation of the uterus and the fallopian tubes and possibly the pelvic space above the tubes, but men can certainly catch the causes of pid, which appear in men as inflammation of the urethra due to the gonococcus or chlamydia. Other kinds of sexually transmitted disease can also be caught by both sexes, even though some of them are not associated with pid. ...Read more

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Is there a men's counterpart to women's PID infections?

Is there a men's counterpart to women's PID infections?

Yes: The same organisms that cause pid in women can cause make genital infections including urethritis (inflammation of the tube that drains urine from the bladder), otchitis (inflammation of the testicles) and prostatitis. Because the male genitals are external these infections are usually easily and quickly diagnosed. ...Read more

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What is pid?

What is pid?

PID: A sexually transmitted disease usually due to gonorrhea. Gives severe pelvic pain and can lead to infertility. Must be treated in both the female and male partner. ...Read more

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What is pid?

Pelvic Inflammatory: Pelvis inflammatory disease. Can be from acute infection or chronic. Chronic can lead to infertility. ...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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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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What causes PID in women?

What causes PID in women?

Usually Infection: Pid, or pelvic inflammatory disease is usually caused by an infection. Left untreated, the infection can cause permanent damage. If treated early and correctly, then infertility is much less likely. ...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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Can PID go away naturally?

PID: Sometimes the symptoms go away but the infection does not. You must go get treated and complete the treatment as prescribed even if you feel ok. If you do not you risk permanent damage and infertility. ...Read more

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