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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Symptoms Bloating
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
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
Infertility & pain: No symptoms in 10%. Pelvic pain, tender cervix, vaginal discharge, usually mal-odorous, irregular menses, pain with sex, bowel movements & full bladder. Causes most commonly std such as gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas from having unprotected sex with an infected partner. Can be caused by an iud, or following an abortion or misscarriage, blood or lymph born infection. ...Read more
Sexually transmitted: Diseases most common cause & from gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas. Also from an iud, post abortion or miscarriage, infection spread via blood stream or lymphatics. 10% of women are symptom free. Symptoms include pelvic or lower abdominal pain, vaginal discharge which is usually malodorous, pain on intercourse, defecation & urinating, . ...Read more
Just told that I may have pelvic inflammatory disease. I've had the symptoms for 4 years. Anyway to get it besides sexually transmitted?
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
See below: Pelvic inflammatory disease are caused by infections usually sexually transmitted. Abdominal pain, fever, and pelvic discharge can all be symptoms or some patients may not any symptoms at all. Untreated abscesses and infertility can occur. If you are concerned, it is best to see your gyn for an evaluation. ...Read more
See details: Potential symptoms are not symptoms. You treat the underlying cause with appropriate antibiotics. ...Read more
I have non STD related pelvic inflammatory disease - not sure what cause was. Took one dose of azythromyacin -symptoms 1wk later. What's going on?
Puzzling treatment: Hmmm... something doesn't compute. Single dose azithromcycin is inadequate for PID and I find it difficult to understand any doctor prescribing it. The only STD appropriate for that treatment is chlamydia, but presumably "non std related" means you were tested for it and negative. In any case, return to your doctor (or maybe find another one) about your continuing symptoms. ...Read more
Culture/amribiotics: Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the Fallopian tubes caused by untreated STD like gonorrhea or chlamydia. The symptoms include discharge, pelvic pain, fever etc. If you have these symptoms you should be evaluated immediately. Untread PID can be associated with tubal scarring, infertility and ectopic pregnancy. Early treatment can prevent these complications. ...Read more
See below: Any infection should be treated as soon as possible unless there is some extraneous circumstance prohibiting treatment. ...Read more
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 prevent long term complications. ...Read more
PID: If you had pid, you may have damaged your fallopian tubes and getting pregnant naturally may be a problem. Therefore, you need to get them checked out before doing anything else. If the tubes are blocked, it may not matter about the other issues as there is a lower chance for getting pregnant. If they are open, then you can get pregnant. Still as you get older, you may need additional help. ...Read more
Pelvic exam: Pid is an infection of the uterus, tubes, and ovaries. The pain can be severe enough to cause you to stop having sex or walk bent at the waist. During a pelvic exam, if the doctor pushes the cervix up 1 inch with gloved fingers and causes exquisite pain; chances are good that pid is the diagnosis. At that time, cultures and blood testing (and maybe ultrasound) should be taken to direct treatment. ...Read more
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