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Can PID kill you?

Can PID kill you?

Yes, but...: 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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Will syphilis cause pid?

Will syphilis cause pid?

Here are some...: Some 10% of women with PID through emergency room may be tested to be positive for syphilis, but syphilis itself would not cause PID, but just associated. ...Read more

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Can gardernella cause PID?

Can gardernella cause PID?

BV and PID: Gardnerella is a normal bacterium in the vagina. It is one of many bacteria that grow to abnormal numbers in women with bacterial vaginosis. BV is more common in women with PID and some same bacteria often infect the tubes in BV. Therefore, Gardnerella can be associated with BV, but Gardnerella itself does not cause PID. Usually PID is started by gonorrhea or chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can medical abortion cause PID?

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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When is surgery required for PID?

When is surgery required for PID?

Not usually needed: Surgery is not usually needed in treatment of PID. Except when there is Tubo Ovarian Abscess and need to drain or remove a pocket of puss or cut severe scar tissue that is causing constant pain. ...Read more

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How do people become infected with pid?

How do people become infected with pid?

By having sex: Pid results from catching a contagious infection, usually through sexual intercourse, but sometime with more "casual" contact. The gonococcus can persist for a while on environmental surfaces, but catching it from "doorknobs" must be exceedingly rare. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of PID in virgins???

Not PID: Women who have never engaged in sexual intercourse (virgin) should not concern themselves with PID, which is a consequence of untreated sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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If I have PID can I infected my husband?

If I have PID can I infected my husband?

STD complication? : Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) usually caused by untreated chlamydia or gonorrhea or other infection. The disease spreads by vaginal and anal intercourse, and rarely, oral sex. Very rare is not a sexually transmitted infection.
Rec.: see your pcp for the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of PID and cervictitis?

What are symptoms of PID and cervictitis?

PID: Symptoms of pid are pain/tenderness in lower abdomen/back, fever, vaginal discharge, chills, fatigue, bleeding after intercourse, frequent or painful urination, lack of appetite, increased menstrual cramps, irregular menstrual bleeding, nausea, painful intercourse. ...Read more

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Can you get PID if you've had a hysterectomy?

If you do not have a: Uterus, then getting an infection spreading to the fallopian tubes and ovaries through the uterus cannot occur. ...Read more

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How to distinguish between endometriosis and pid?

How to distinguish between endometriosis and pid?

Infection symptoms: Pid is an infection associated with foul smelling discharge, severe pelvic pain, fever. Endometriosis is not an infection and pain is usually worse during your menstual bleeding. ...Read more

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What will happen if u have PID and u are pregenant?

Very uncommon: It is extremely rare — maybe not impossible, but nearly — to get PID when pregnant. If you refer to having PID and then becoming pregnant, the PID need sot be treated promptly just like when not pregnant (although some drug protocols might change. ) I hope this helps you. ...Read more

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What is the difference between endometritis and pid?

What is the difference between endometritis and pid?

Endometrium/pelvic o: Endometritis is the inflammation of the endometrium the inner lining of the uterus. Pid is infection in uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. ...Read more

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Can a woman have PID inside her body and feel no symptoms?

Can a woman have PID inside her body and feel no symptoms?

YES IT TAKES TIME: It may take days to months, as bacteria have to travel up from the vagina to pelvic organs. The commonest causes are sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea and chlamydia and can happen with other bacteria as well
symptoms are fever, pain, foul smelling discharge, pain durin sex andurination, irregular periods
in case of gonorrhea not treated it takes only days and with others may take days to months. ...Read more

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Was diagnosed with PID but have no history of STIs... Is this normal?

Was diagnosed with PID but have no history of STIs... Is this normal?

Unusual: Anything is possible, but this is quite rare. You may not have been aware of having been given an STD and may want to go and be checked carefully for others. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is 4 months considered a long time to have clhamydia? Am I at risk for PID?

Is 4 months considered a long time to have clhamydia? Am I at risk for PID?

Hard to say: Chlamydia is quite variable in the pattern of symptoms & damage it may inflict on a woman. Some have it for months with few if any symptoms, get treated and go on with a normal life. Some will have damage to their Fallopian tubes from any infection & increased risk of infertility or tubal pregnancy, some may get PID. ...Read more

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My girlfriend had PID but was successfully treated. Could I reinfect her with pid?

Yes: You could if you gave it to her originally and you were not also treated. Definitely. ...Read more

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Is it okay to exercise while recovering from PID that was brought on from cryotherapy?

Is it okay to exercise while recovering from PID that was brought on from cryotherapy?

Talk to your GYN MD: since the magnitude of the infection is unknown then it is inappropriate to give you an answer. You could have had an abscess or blood borne infection which can give a different answer. Call your GYN MD's office and take their advice. ...Read more

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Is PID something that just stays down in the female parts, or does it spread to the rest of your body?

Is PID something that just stays down in the female parts, or does it spread to the rest of your body?

It can.: Chlamydial disease is chronic and potentially systemic. Hepb and hepc go without saying, as does hiv. Gonorrhea can pread beyond the pelvic cavity and cause abdominal infection. ...Read more

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OK I've had chlamidia twice but got it taken care of with in a few months of having it do you think I have pid?

OK I've had chlamidia twice but got it taken care of with in a few months of having it do you think I have pid?

Wrong question: You don't know you have PID. It produces disabling abdominal pain that will put you in the hospital. What you will not know is whether the chlamydia went into your Fallopian tubes and scarred them enough that you would be unable to have babies naturally. If you have any problems getting pregnant when you want to, your OBGYN can do some testing to see. It sounds like your risk is low, but it could ...Read more

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Had pid. Finished meds. Chylnadia came back positive. Married. What do I do now? Husband refusing to take meds...

Try: Tell your dr, try to make him talk with your dr, try to discuss it with people involved in your life that you both trust, these are only a few ways to help him understand. Explain that if he passes it back to you, you will pass it again to him too, almost certainly. ...Read more