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Can you get Pelvic Inflammatory Disease after a Hysterectomy?

Can you get Pelvic Inflammatory Disease after a Hysterectomy?

Unlikely: Very unlikely as there is no direct access to the internal structures from the vagina. ...Read more

Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Hysterectomy (Definition)

The entire uterus (womb), cervix, the part protruding into the vagina, and ...Read more


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How common is it for somebody to get pelvic inflammatory disease?

How common is it for somebody to get pelvic inflammatory disease?

PID part 2: Pid is really a std. All the organisms that cause pid are std's. Therefore, protection against std is the best prevention from acquiring pid. ...Read more

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Do a lot of people get pelvic inflammatory disease?

Do a lot of people get pelvic inflammatory disease?

Many: 1% of child bearing aged women get pid to the best of our reckoning. Many cases go unreported, particularly in developing countries. Pid is really a form of a std. Symptoms can be mild or severe, mimicking appendicitis. Young women who have multiple sex partners and don't use barrier protection are much more likely to get pid. ...Read more

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If you get treated for pelvic inflammatory disease could your partner use the same pills as while ?

Partner treatment: If you get diagnosed with a pelvic infection, it is likely that your partner gave you the infection and you should both be treated with the same medications for chlamydia and gonorrhea.abstain or use condoms until you are both fully treated. ...Read more

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How can I get tested for pelvic inflammatory disease --just go to er?

Yes, but: Yes you can go to an er, but unless you feel very sick this is a time-consuming and very expensive way to do it. If you are not acutely ill (fever, chills, severe pain) a doctor's office visit is a better choice. I'll also say, with no offense at all to any er doctor, that pid is also very often over-diagnosed in the er setting. ...Read more

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I tested negative on my STD testing, so how did I get the pelvic inflammatory disease?

I tested negative on my STD testing, so how did I get the pelvic inflammatory disease?

PID: While std's such as gonorrhea and chlamydia are often implicated in causing pelvic inflammatory disease, we are finding out that your normal vaginal flora may even play a role in causing pid. It is best to base empiric treatment on clinical findings such as cervical motion tenderness or adnexal tenderness. ...Read more

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The Best procedure to treat a pelvic inflammatory disease?

The Best procedure to treat a pelvic inflammatory disease?

Antibiotics: Pelvic inflammatory disease is best treated with antibiotics. Sometimes if there is a large cyst filled with pus, a complication of pelvic inflammatory disease, that has to be drained (this is called a tubo-ovarian abscess). Most pid though can be treated with antibiotics. Sometimes those antibiotics can be oral, sometimes they need to be given intravenously. Depends on severity of disease. ...Read more

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How soon or how after having pelvic inflammatory disease your body shows signs?

Variable: This depends upon the organism, how long the infection has been present and what tissues are involved. If you think that you may have PID you should definitely see a gynecologist and be examined and treated. This can create potentially life-threatening complications and result in infertility, tubal pregnancy, spread of infection to other areas of the body, and so on and so on. ...Read more

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Can I be re-infected with pelvic inflammatory disease?

YES: Pid is a bacterial infection, due to a number of different microbiological organisms. Antibiotic cure does not confer immunity, and the original case may have damaged some barriers to infection, so re-infection is indeed possible. ...Read more

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Can pelvic inflammatory disease affect a woman's eggs?

Can pelvic inflammatory disease affect a woman's eggs?

If it is bad: It can cause a tubo-ovarian abcess where everrything is infected and then the tube and ovary have to come out, it does not affect the eggs per se, it can also just cause tubal adhesions or tubal blockage so the icvaries are fine but the tubes are ruined so u would need in vitro fertilization, if it is caught early it may not affect fertility at all teh key is early diagnosis and agressive txment. ...Read more

Dr. Brian Nguyen
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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Pid) (Definition)

A general term for infection of the uterus lining, fallopian tubes, or ovaries. ...Read more