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Doctor insights on: Pid In Women

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What causes PID in women?

What causes PID in women?

Usually Infection: Pid, or pelvic inflammatory disease is usually caused by an infection. Left untreated, the infection can cause permanent damage. If treated early and correctly, then infertility is much less likely. ...Read more

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How long is it supposed to it take for chlamydia/pid to scar a women's uterus?

How long is it supposed to it take for chlamydia/pid to scar a women's uterus?

Weeks to months!: Weeks to months, although it may take longer. My advice is: since over 25% of men and women under 30 are infected, why have unprotected sex? Second, if you could have it, you should take a round of antibiotics. Cheaper than the lab work! ...Read more

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Is there a men's counterpart to women's PID infections?

Is there a men's counterpart to women's PID infections?

Yes: The same organisms that cause pid in women can cause make genital infections including urethritis (inflammation of the tube that drains urine from the bladder), otchitis (inflammation of the testicles) and prostatitis. Because the male genitals are external these infections are usually easily and quickly diagnosed. ...Read more

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Is PID associated with cervical or other cancers? Does PID cause cancer, or are women who already have cancer likely to develop PID?

Is PID associated with cervical or other cancers? Does PID cause cancer, or are women who already have cancer likely to develop PID?

Not really: These are not really related conditions. PID is caused by bacteria from the vagina ( or sexually transmitted bacteria) getting up the cervix into the uterus and tubes and setting up an infection. This isn't really related to cancer at all. The only exception is that very severe cancers can cause necrosis of tissue which can mimic infection in many ways. ...Read more

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Can a woman have PID inside her body and feel no symptoms?

Can a woman have PID inside her body and feel no symptoms?

YES IT TAKES TIME: It may take days to months, as bacteria have to travel up from the vagina to pelvic organs.The commonest causes are sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea and chlamydia and can happen with other bacteria as well symptoms are fever, pain, foul smelling discharge, pain durin sex andurination, irregular periods in case of gonorrhea not treated it takes only days and with others may take days to months. ...Read more

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Is PID something that just stays down in the female parts, or does it spread to the rest of your body?

Is PID something that just stays down in the female parts, or does it spread to the rest of your body?

It can.: Chlamydial disease is chronic and potentially systemic. Hepb and hepc go without saying, as does hiv. Gonorrhea can pread beyond the pelvic cavity and cause abdominal infection.. ...Read more

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Is it possible for a woman to concieve if she has pid?

Is it possible for a woman to concieve if she has pid?

Yes, but...: It is extremely unlikely. However, active PID is not birth control! you may mean can she conceive if she has had pid. The answer to this is yes, but PID does affect fertility and can, if bad enough, render a woman sterile. ...Read more

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Can a woman with pid, get pregnant, if PID is properly treated?

Can a woman with pid, get pregnant, if PID is properly treated?

Likely: If you mean, can a woman had pid that was treated get pregnant in the future, the answer is likely yes. Often if the first episode of pid is treated soon with antibiotics there may be no scarring of the tubes. However the more times a woman has pid the more likely the tubes are scarred, increasing the chance of infertility and ectopic pregnancy. Once pregnant get checked to r/o ectopic. ...Read more

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If a woman was treated of PID and still having a little itch on her private part what should be done.?

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