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Can PID kill you?

Can PID kill you?

Yes, but...: ..This is thankfully very rare. Women admitted as an emergency with an iud-associated pelvic abscess, which is the worst form of pid, are at risk of dying, and generally require a huge amount of cardiovascular support from the anesthesiologist while the definitive surgery is performed. ...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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Is PID a recurring condition?

Is PID a recurring condition?

It can be: Pid technically refers to an infection in the upper pelvic organs. Of course another infection can be caught after one is cured. But true re-occurrence either means the original treatment was insufficient or pain due to the prior infection is being interpreted as reinfection. ...Read more

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What is the probability of having PID and not knowing it?

What is the probability of having PID and not knowing it?

You can have PID AND: Yes you can have pid nd not know that you have it in some cases till you start having symptoms of abdominal pain, fever, vaginal discharge and painful urination etc. ...Read more

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How to treat pid?

How to treat pid?

Go see your doctor: Pelvic inflammatory disease needs to be evaluated & treated by your doctor. Please take your medications as directed. Do not save any for your next infection. ...Read more

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PID? is it curable?

Yes!!!: If you have symptoms and suspicion of this ,get evaluated immediately for definitive treatment ...Read more

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Do herpes cause pid.

Do herpes cause pid.

Not typical: The most typical cause for pelvic inflammatory disease is chlamydia followed by gonorrhea and other bacterial infections. Typically antibiotics are needed to treat. Herpes virus causes genital sores. ...Read more

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Can medical abortion cause PID?

Not likely: If you have chlamydia or gonorrhea undiagnosed recently then it might be a coincidence. endometritis (an infection of the lining of the uterus) is more common. IF you got this diagnosis is the ER, be aware ER's often times use this as a go to diagnosis for pelvic pain. Get a GYN consult regarding this as PID is often times not the correct diagnosis ...Read more

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Can untreated PID cause lymphoma?

Can untreated PID cause lymphoma?

In a word NO: While there are cases of solid tumors arising in a site of prior insult, ie "scar carcinomas" and the potential of lymphoma in areas of prior chronic inflammation, ie think this direct link would be a stretch. ...Read more

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