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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?

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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Does pelvic inflammatory disease affect a woman's tubes?

Does pelvic inflammatory disease affect a woman's tubes?

Yes1: This one of the most unfortunate aspect of certain stds. Permanent scarring can occur. ...Read more

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Can pelvic inflammatory disease cause bloating and other?

PID: Pid usually causes abdominal pain , vaginal discharge and occasionally a fever. It causes an inflammatory condition in the lower abdominal area which may also lead to formation of a fluid exudate. This may cause one to feel a mild bloating sensation. Most common complications include chronic pelvic pain, infertility due to obstruction of the tubes or an increased risk of ectopic pregnancy. ...Read more

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How do you test for pelvic inflammatory disease in woman?

How do you test for pelvic inflammatory disease in woman?

Cultures and exams: Pid, pelvic inflammatory disease is usually caused by an infection. The diagnosis is based on cultures, physical exam, and imaging studies such as pelvic ultrasound and cat scans. Left untreated, the damage can be permanent. ...Read more

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Is there one specific test for pelvic inflammatory disease?

No!: Not at all; there is not even a universal 'gold standard.' pid is common and delays in treatment result in important health problems, so diagnostic guidelines try to identify patients with pid and start treatment early. These guidelines allow flexibility in diagnosing, and even some over-diagnosis simply to avoid missing questionable cases that wouldn't get treated promptly. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease? How are the symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease different than sever symptoms of pms? .

PMS vs PID: Pid or pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection which starts in vagina or service and spreads to uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries and to lower abdomen. It is usually due to untreated or neglected sexually transmitted disease. Pms is associated subjective feeling of fullness before or during periods and is associated with stomach cramps, pain, change in mood. No infection is involved periodic. ...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

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Can you contract pelvic inflammatory disease without having sex?

Can you contract pelvic inflammatory disease without having sex?

Unlikely: But sometimes, ascending pelvic infections associated with atypical bacteria have followed iud insertions, vaginal delivery, miscarriage, and uterine instrumentation. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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Cervical Cancer (Definition)

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