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Is pelvic inflammatory disease associated with cervical cancer?

Is pelvic inflammatory disease associated with cervical cancer?

Only in an: Indirect way. Pid is usually a clinical diagnosis of suspected painful infection in the parametrial (ovary/tubes) treated with antibiotics, presumed association with std equivalents. Cervix cancer is associated with multiple sexual partners, exposure and infection with a viral group called hpv's. Common link to both is sex, perhaps indiscriminate, multiple partners without safe sex. ...Read more

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Dr. Barry Rosen
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Cancer (Definition)

Cancer is a group of diseases that is characterized by uncontrolled cell growth leading to invasion of surrounding tissues that spread to other parts of the body. Cancer can begin anywhere in the body and is usually related to one or more genetic mutations that allow normal cells to become malignant by interfering with internal cellular control mechanisms, such as programmed cell death or by preventing ...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 an 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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What should I do about potential symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?

See details: Potential symptoms are not symptoms. You treat the underlying cause with appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more

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How can my partner and I stop the transmission of pelvic inflammatory disease?

How can my partner and I stop the transmission of pelvic inflammatory disease?

Condoms: While not 100% effective, condoms reduce the risk. The pelvic dam, a rarely used artificial barrier, is even more effective. ...Read more

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What is the usual cause of pelvic inflammatory disease, and what symptoms would one have?

What is the usual cause of pelvic inflammatory disease, and what symptoms would one have?

Several: The typical symptoms of pid are pelvic pain, vaginal discharge, and fever. The causes of pid are usually chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and several less common std's. ...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 say, 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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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

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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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Can a thrush show up as pelvic inflammatory disease?

Can a thrush show up as pelvic inflammatory disease?

No: Thrush is a fungal infection and will not show up as pid which is mostly caused by sexually transmitted bacteria. ...Read more

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

Cervical cancer is an uncontrolled proliferation of cells of the cervical tissue (mucosal lining cells or stroma) due to certain mutations. High risk HPV viruses ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more