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Girlfriend Pid Successfully Treated Reinfect
Pelvic inflammatory refers to inflammation and or infection of pelvic organs which consist of uterus , ovaries and fallopian tubes . It causes scarring as it heals. Common agents for infections are gonorrhea and chlamydia in youn sexually active women. Endometriosis also causes pelvic inflammation on a non infectious basis . Infections warrant treatment to ...Read more
Clarification: Pid is a specific condition only found in women. It described an inflammatory process of the uterus/tubes abd may involve the ovaries. Males can not have pid. Now, the bacteria that may cause pid could be transmitted between partners. Some are forms of stds, like gonorrhea/chlamydia. If you think you are at risk to get an std, you can have your urine checked at a md office or county health dept. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: If a person has a sexually transmitted infection, then her partner likely has it also. Both people can get treatment. ...Read more
If a woman was treated of PID and still having a little itch on her private part what should be done.?
Get recultured: Get recultured, and get treated for yeast, that is most likely causing the symptoms after all the antibiotics you've been treated with. There are now some bacteria that are resistant to regular antibiotics that were used for pid treatment, so if you have some itching it would be wise to take new culture as well as to do wet mount and koh, but more likely than not it is jus simple yeast infection. ...Read more
I have recently been treated for PID of unknown origin. My symptoms are back. Will I have to undergo IV therapy? Should my fiance be treated?
It depends: I am sorry that your symptoms are back. If you have pelvic inflammatory disease (pid)you should notify all of your partners so that they can be treated. You should see your physician to repeat testing for sexually transmitted infections as there could be other causes for your symptoms. If positive your fiance should be treated. Whether you need IV or not will depend on the cause and severity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
We both have been faithfull so if e.Coli may cause pid, does my partner also have to be treated? He has no symptoms.
No: This is normal body flora. Be sure you understand why your physician believes this is the infectious organism, and get another opinion if you have any concerns. ...Read more
For a person that's been diagnosed with PID and treated will it be hard to conceive again or would I have to take fertility pills?
Unknown: PID causes infertility in some patients, but not all. It causes fertility by creating scarring that blocks the fallopian tubes, which cannot be circumvented by fertility pills alone. "Fertility pills" are used to encourage ovulation, which isn't the problem in a patient who has damage from PID. In those cases, though, in vitro fertilization can be used to achieve pregnancy. ...Read more
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, gynecological exams aren't necessarily very comfortable for anyone! one of the most common reasons for pain with exam is that your muscles around the opening of your vagina might be very tense. By practicing relaxation techniques by breathing deeply or trying to relax your legs in the stirrups might help. That being said, pid can make your cervix and uterus extra sensitive thus making the exam extremely painful. Actually, one of the symptoms of pid is a very painful exam. This should resolve once the infection is treated. ...Read more