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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Pid
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
Unknown: There is no magic number. It all depends on your body and your immunity. If your immunity is low the disease can reek havoc. If it is high it will keep the progression of the disease in check. ...Read more
I've had pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) for over 3 years how does this affect fertility? It has already irregulated my period.
Azithromycin: Not in a single dose. Antibiotic therapy for any infection is dependent upon the sensitivity of the causative organism to the antibiotic used, the dosages and duration of therapy, the ability of the antibiotic to penetrate to the locale of the infection, and the immune status of the patient as well as the duration of the infection. Under the proper circumstances Azithromycin may be ok here. ...Read more
How are you feeling?: Pelvic inflammatory disease is experienced differently by different women. There is an acute stage associated with infections, then a second stage associated with chronic potentially debilitating daily pain. If you have concerns, go to a doc or clinic where you can get urine tested, a Pap smear, and an abdominal & pelvic exam & other relevant blood tests. Until there is hard data, we can't say. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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