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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
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Sometimes difficult: PID is sometimes obvious but sometimes not. Diagnosis usually requires -Oral temperature >101° F (>38.3°C) -Abnormal cervical or vaginal discharge -Many white blood cells in vaginal secretions -Elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate -Elevated C-reactive protein Pelvic pain and confirmed pathogenic bacteria in the genital tract are often considered PID as well. ...Read more
Can you tell if you had pelvic inflammatory disease? How do u kno you had it long enough to cause damage
No easy way: If you didn't have lower abdominal pain, you probably didn't have PID. This isn't certain; sometimes silent infection can damage the fallopian tubes, i.e. asymptomatic PID. However, most women with chlamydia don't have serious tubal damage. Unfortunately, there's no easy way to know for sure. Often the problem comes to light only after failure to conceive after a year or more of trying. ...Read more
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Pid) (Definition)
Pelvic inflammatory disease is a general term for infection of the uterus lining, fallopian tubes, or ovaries. ...Read more
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