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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 I had previous history of pelvic inflammatory disease, am I likely to get it again?

Maybe: The physical barrier disruption caused by severe PID can increase your risk of getting it again. ...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

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What are the signs and symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?

What are the signs and symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?

Pain: The most common symptom is pelvic pain. Also, sometimes vaginal discharge, fever, nausea or vomiting, abdomen can be tender to touch ...Read more

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How soon should pelvic inflammatory disease be treated in girls?

Immediately: If a certain diagnosis has been made, or if there is very high concern for pid in a woman or a girl, asap is the only right time — immediately! ...Read more

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I practice safe sex, can I still catch pelvic inflammatory disease?

I practice safe sex, can I still catch pelvic inflammatory disease?

Yes.: Depends on what you call safe sex. Acquisition can come from many routes. Kissing can transmit herpes. Condoms break, etc, etc. Know your partner! ...Read more

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Pelvic inflammatory disease---what is most common cause in sex workers?

Pelvic inflammatory disease---what is most common cause in sex workers?

Likely Chlamydia.: The usual std's can cause pelvic pain by rash, itching, etc., but the biggest cause of pid or pelvic inflammatory disease is chlamydia trachomatis, which is also sexually transmitted. This can cause lower abdominal, and pelvic pain, and a mucopurulent (pus-like) vaginal discharge. This is a very destructive disease which can require 14 days of antibiotics, like Doxycycline and clindamycin. ...Read more

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How often does Pelvic inflammatory disease cause Peritonitits? Is it a common cause?

How often does Pelvic inflammatory disease cause Peritonitits? Is it a common cause?

PID always: Has localized peritonitis confined to pelvis and pelvic organs. Less often is the incidence of tubo ovarian abscess break down and causing generalized massive peritonitis is due to early diagnosis, better antibiotics. Clamedia replaced gonococcal infection, especially peri-hepatis (Hugh-Curtis Syn) ...Read more

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What are the chances of untreated Pelvic inflammatory disease spreading to the blood? High? Low?

Certainly possible: This is called sepsis and is possible from any bacterial infection. IF you have PID please seek treatment. ...Read more

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Does pelvic inflammatory disease make you bloated?

Does pelvic inflammatory disease make you bloated?

Yes: Bloating is a very nonspecific symptom that can occur as a result of any dysfunction in the abdomen. It is mainly due to bowel distension and can be caused by increased progestational activity which causes bowel slowing. ...Read more

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Does pelvic inflammatory disease cause bloating and pain?

Does pelvic inflammatory disease cause bloating and pain?

Yes it can: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) can cause abdominal pain and even bloating but the later maybe less common. Other symptoms can include vaginal bleeding, vaginal discharge, back pain, painful urination and painful intercourse. Systemic complaints can include fever, nasuea, and vomiting. ...Read more

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Can having bv give u pelvic inflammatory. Disease if you're a virgin?

Can having bv give u pelvic inflammatory. Disease if you're a virgin?

Unlikely: But yes, uncommon but infections from the vagina can ascend into the uterus to give you PID.
Antibiotics can help fight symptoms and prevent complications. ...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