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Is PID itself transmittable through sexual contact or is it the initial STD that is the transmittable one?
Initial: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is dangerous and usually requires hospitalization and IV medication.The germ behind it can be passed to a partner, but the PID represents the response of the person that gets infected.The same germ may not be able to do as much damage to another person.There is no male equivalent. ...Read more
Before I am always cleaning my vagina by my fingers before can it lead to infection or PID or something without sexual contact. Pain in lower right ab?
Your suspicions: Might be right. Mechanical cleansing of the vagina is usually not recommended.. ...Read more
Overwhemingly: Overwhemingly, sexual intercourse is the way to contract pelvic inflammatory disease. It is the later consequence of infection with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea. Because the term is general, other less common sources would be an iud, uterine infection from surgery or miscarriage, a ruptured appendix or diverticulitis, and rarely in the usa, tuberculosis. ...Read more
Pain in right groin, heavy feeling of something dropping out. Inflamed cervix,diagnosed as PID yet all results negative and 1 sexual partner in 11yrs?
What are the sym of pid? Can you get it without being sexually active? I have bv and just starting to cramp really bad! Also have mirena
See PID definition: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease may be acute or chronic-recurrent conditions where uterus, tubes ovaries and surrounding pelvic tissues become "inflamed", swollen, painful etc. by inflammatory agents which can be microorganisms (virus, or bacteria...) or foreign object, or radiation...Prior exposure to sexually transmissible microbes or bacterias from cx/vagina may cause delayed symptoms. Rarely IUD ...Read more
Why do my pelvic exams hurt so much? I am a 19 year old female, sexually active but safe, and on the nuvaring. I was diagnosed with PID about two months ago and was treated, but once symptoms started to show again i scheduled another appointment. I had ne
Unfortunately, : Unfortunately, gynecological exams aren't necessarily very comfortable for anyone! that being said, pid can make your cervix and uterus extra sensitive thus making the exam extremely painful. Actually, one of the symptoms of pid is a very painful exam - so don't think that every exam will feel like that! this should resolve once the infection is treated. One of the other most common reasons for pain with exam is that your muscles around the opening of your vagina might be very tense. Since your first experience with an exam was during pid, you may be unconsciously tensing your muscles from the memory of how bad it hurt before. By practicing relaxation techniques such as breathing deeply or trying to relax your legs in the stirrups during the exam may help with the discomfort. Also, discuss this with your doctor. You are not the first, nor the last woman to have this exact problem. Your doctor may have other helpful suggestions to make your exams more comfortable. ...Read more
Had PID a year ago. Only had 1 sexual partner eversince my husband. Cured, but felt d same thing again left pelvic pain. But ob findings is uti.Help?
Could really be uti: Utis can cause similar pain. Complete the prescribed antibiotics and follow up with your doctor if not better. ...Read more
Brown discharge after having chlamydia. Took 2 pills for infection 3 days ago. Can this mean pid now? Have not been sexually active since I found out
Does pain during sexual intercourse mean I have pid? I have been in a monogynous relationship for 3 years and it never hurt while having sex before but now probably for the last 6months it has been on and off pain during intercourse. I am confused what it
Hello. : Hello. Pelvic inflammatory disease is not the only reason for possible painful intercourse. Are there adequate vaginal secretions for lubrication? If the pain is during thrusting, note where the pain is in your pelvis and/or abdomen. Note any associated symptoms and what specifically triggers the pain. Give your doctor input on this. You can have a completely normal pap smear and have pain with intercourse. ...Read more