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Is pid or cysts more common in adolescence?

Is pid or cysts more common in adolescence?

PID and cysts: Two different things and risk is different for both and neither related to adolescence ...Read more

Cyst (Definition)

A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more


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After having pid, is a chronic dull pain in certain positions or at certain times (when coughing) where a cyst was normal?

After having pid, is a chronic dull pain in certain positions or at certain times (when coughing) where a cyst was normal?

Possibly: The pain may be possibly from scar tissue that developed after the pelvic inflammatory disease. There may also be a residual swollen tube that can cause the discomfort also. ...Read more

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Can a ruptured cyst cause a infection leading to pid. This is what my gyno told me 4 years ago just want a second opinion.?

Can a ruptured cyst cause a infection leading to pid. This is what my gyno told me 4 years ago just want a second opinion.?

It depends what type: If you had pid or a tubo-ovarian abcess it could, most cysts when they rupture while causing pain and or intra- abdominal bleeding do not cause pid. ...Read more

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How to differentiate pid, cyst, infections, uti, cervical cancer?

How to differentiate pid, cyst, infections, uti, cervical cancer?

PID: You will gynecological examination as well as ultrasound and cultures to differentiate between all of those and pap smear. ...Read more

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Got this result: female hormone 1.349 gonadotropin 7.3 prolactin 6.3 progesteron11.9 vagin coefficient 3.3 PID 3.9 ovarian cyst 3.2.Can I get pregnant?

Got this result: female hormone 1.349 gonadotropin 7.3 prolactin 6.3 progesteron11.9 vagin coefficient 3.3 PID 3.9 ovarian cyst 3.2.Can I get pregnant?

Insufficient info: The specific hormones and units after the numbers are not listed so one cannot make an assessment. Nevertheless, hormone tests rarely predict the ability to conceive and the method may involved assistance from your physician. ...Read more

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Sex on 14th, light pink spotting 20-25th, dark brown spotting instd of period 28-today (30th). Pregnancy test neg. Should I be worried? PID? Cyst? PCOS?

Sex on 14th, light pink spotting 20-25th, dark brown spotting instd of period 28-today (30th). Pregnancy test neg. Should I be worried? PID? Cyst? PCOS?

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Had miscarriage 3weeks ago. Stomach is very bloated and hard. Weight gain/cyst ovary/pid. Intercourse is uncomfortable and causes tummy to swell. Cause?

Had miscarriage 3weeks ago. Stomach is very bloated and hard. Weight gain/cyst ovary/pid. Intercourse is uncomfortable and causes tummy to swell. Cause?

See Ob/Gyn: I would worry about an infection in your bladder, uterus, ovaries or tubes; an incomplete miscarriage; and something rare called gestational trophoblastic disease. In my office, you would get an ultrasound, labwork and possibly a course of antibiotics. You should see your Ob/Gyn for evaluation of your symptoms to find out what is going on as this can sometimes be serious. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Lower left right abdom pain with lower back pain. No urinary infec no ovarian cyst no pregnancy. Pain is almost constant. Pid or could it be ibs? Help

Lower left right abdom pain with lower back pain. No urinary infec no ovarian cyst no pregnancy. Pain is almost constant. Pid or could it be ibs? Help

Could be either: I would see my ob/gyn. You need to have this worked up via an exam with ultrasound, or you may need a laproscopic examination. ...Read more

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33 days since the start of last period. Have history of pid and ovarian cysts. Took pregnancy test on day 32 with negative results. What to do??

33 days since the start of last period. Have history of pid and ovarian cysts. Took pregnancy test on day 32 with negative results. What to do??

Irregular periods: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...Read more

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Does ct scan, ultrasound rule out PID? They said that left ovary is bulky, it was ovulation time and had many clear cysts in it.

Does ct scan, ultrasound rule out PID? They said that left ovary is bulky, it was ovulation time and had many clear cysts in it.

Symptom (Sx) constel: No test, CERTAINLY not radiology test, is absolute. There r false positives & negatives w/ any test, including CT scans & US. PID usually has symptoms that r seen on clinical exam- fevers, cervical motion tenderness (pelvic exam)- & a micro exam of vaginal fluid usually shows whitish discharge, possib bacteria in culture. The diagnosis of PID is based on a constellation of Sx, not a single test. ...Read more

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Right back and abdominal pain. History of uti, and now bilateral follicular ovarian cysts. Could it be pid?

See a Provider: What you are describing could be a serious problem. It could involve your kidney and pelvis and could involve a kidney stone, as well as, pid. Make an appointment to see a provider today! ...Read more

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Uti or pelvic inflammatory disease or cyst. Which hurts?

Uti or pelvic inflammatory disease or cyst. Which hurts?

All can: All of the problems you note can be painful. Usually a UTI will be associated with urinary frequency, but pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) could also cause frequency, and a large cyst can cause urinary frequenvy if it is positioned over the bladder. Your doctor will ba able to determine what is going on. ...Read more

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Difference between ovarian cyst and pelvic inflammatory disease?

Difference between ovarian cyst and pelvic inflammatory disease?

One is infection: An ovarian cyst is a fluid collection in the ovary. It is usually due to ovulation, or less commonly a tumor. Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) is an infection of the pelvic structures (cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries). An ovarian cyst will usually resolve spontaneously. Pid requires antibiotic treatment. It can cause abscesses, which will appear on ultrasound, and can be serious. ...Read more

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How does a virgin get PID? I have lower left abdominal pain. History of ovarian cyst. 2 normal pelvic exams bu irregular bleedin. BloodTest show anemia

How does a virgin get PID? I have lower left abdominal pain. History of ovarian cyst. 2 normal pelvic exams bu irregular bleedin. BloodTest show anemia

Cant be PID: Pelvic inflammatory disease requires that micro organisms pass up the vagina into the cervix and from there travel up the fallopian tubes to produce abscesses. Having ovarian cysts and bleeding into the pelvis with associated pain and a normal pelvic exam along with a virginal status rules out PID ...Read more

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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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Is PID a recurring condition?

Is PID a recurring condition?

It can be: Pid technically refers to an infection in the upper pelvic organs. Of course another infection can be caught after one is cured. But true re-occurrence either means the original treatment was insufficient or pain due to the prior infection is being interpreted as reinfection. ...Read more

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What is the probability of having PID and not knowing it?

What is the probability of having PID and not knowing it?

You can have PID AND: Yes you can have pid nd not know that you have it in some cases till you start having symptoms of abdominal pain, fever, vaginal discharge and painful urination etc. ...Read more

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How to treat pid?

Go see your doctor: Pelvic inflammatory disease needs to be evaluated & treated by your doctor. Please take your medications as directed. Do not save any for your next infection. ...Read more

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Can PID kill you?

Can PID kill you?

Yes, but...: ..This is thankfully very rare. Women admitted as an emergency with an iud-associated pelvic abscess, which is the worst form of pid, are at risk of dying, and generally require a huge amount of cardiovascular support from the anesthesiologist while the definitive surgery is performed. ...Read more

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PID? Is it curable?

Yes!!!: If you have symptoms and suspicion of this, get evaluated immediately for definitive treatment ...Read more

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Do herpes cause pid.

Do herpes cause pid.

Not typical: The most typical cause for pelvic inflammatory disease is chlamydia followed by gonorrhea and other bacterial infections. Typically antibiotics are needed to treat. Herpes virus causes genital sores. ...Read more

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Will syphilis cause pid?

Will syphilis cause pid?

Here are some...: Some 10% of women with PID through emergency room may be tested to be positive for syphilis, but syphilis itself would not cause PID, but just associated. ...Read more

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Can gardernella cause PID?

Can gardernella cause PID?

BV and PID: Gardnerella is a normal bacteria in the vagina. It is one of many bacteria that grow to abnormal numbers in women with bacterial vaginosis. BV is more common in women with PID and some of the same bacteria often infect the tubes in BV. Therefore Gardnerella can be associated with BV, but Gardnerella itself does not cause PID. Usually PID is started by gonorrhea or chlamydia. ...Read more

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Can medical abortion cause PID?

Not likely: If you have chlamydia or gonorrhea undiagnosed recently then it might be a coincidence. endometritis (an infection of the lining of the uterus) is more common. IF you got this diagnosis is the ER, be aware ER's often times use this as a go to diagnosis for pelvic pain. Get a GYN consult regarding this as PID is often times not the correct diagnosis ...Read more

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Can untreated PID cause lymphoma?

Can untreated PID cause lymphoma?

In a word NO: While there are cases of solid tumors arising in a site of prior insult, ie "scar carcinomas" and the potential of lymphoma in areas of prior chronic inflammation, ie think this direct link would be a stretch. ...Read more

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When is surgery required for PID?

When is surgery required for PID?

Not usually needed: Surgery is not usually needed in treatment of PID. Except when there is Tubo Ovarian Abscess and need to drain or remove a pocket of puss or cut severe scar tissue that is causing constant pain. ...Read more

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How do people become infected with pid?

How do people become infected with pid?

By having sex: Pid results from catching a contagious infection, usually through sexual intercourse, but sometime with more "casual" contact. The gonococcus can persist for a while on environmental surfaces, but catching it from "doorknobs" must be exceedingly rare. ...Read more

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Signs and symptoms of PID in virgins???

Not PID: Women who have never engaged in sexual intercourse (virgin) should not concern themselves with PID, which is a consequence of untreated sexually transmitted infections. ...Read more

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If I have PID can I infected my husband?

STD complication?: Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) usually caused by untreated chlamydia or gonorrhea or other infection. The disease spreads by vaginal and anal intercourse, and rarely, oral sex. Very rare is not a sexually transmitted infection.
Rec.: see your pcp for the diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of PID and cervictitis?

What are symptoms of PID and cervictitis?

PID: Symptoms of pid are pain/tenderness in lower abdomen/back, fever, vaginal discharge, chills, fatigue, bleeding after intercourse, frequent or painful urination, lack of appetite, increased menstrual cramps, irregular menstrual bleeding, nausea, painful intercourse. ...Read more

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Can you get PID if you've had a hysterectomy?

If you do not have a: Uterus, then getting an infection spreading to the fallopian tubes and ovaries through the uterus cannot occur. ...Read more

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How to distinguish between endometriosis and pid?

How to distinguish between endometriosis and pid?

Infection symptoms: Pid is an infection associated with foul smelling discharge, severe pelvic pain, fever. Endometriosis is not an infection and pain is usually worse during your menstual bleeding. ...Read more

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What will happen if u have PID and u are pregenant?

Very uncommon: It is extremely rare - maybe not impossible, but nearly - to get PID when pregnant. If you refer to having PID and then becoming pregnant, the PID need sot be treated promptly just like when not pregnant (although some of the drug protocols might change.) I hope this helps you. ...Read more

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What is the difference between endometritis and pid?

What is the difference between endometritis and pid?

Endometrium/pelvic o: Endometritis is the inflammation of the endometrium the inner lining of the uterus. Pid is infection in uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries. ...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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Was diagnosed with PID but have no history of STIs... Is this normal?

Was diagnosed with PID but have no history of STIs... Is this normal?

Unusual: Anything is possible, but this is quite rare. You may not have been aware of having been given an STD and may want to go and be checked carefully for others. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Is 4 months considered a long time to have clhamydia? Am I at risk for PID?

Is 4 months considered a long time to have clhamydia? Am I at risk for PID?

Hard to say: Chlamydia is quite variable in the pattern of symptoms & damage it may inflict on a woman. Some have it for months with few if any symptoms, get treated and go on with a normal life. Some will have damage to their Fallopian tubes from any infection & increased risk of infertility or tubal pregnancy, some may get PID. ...Read more