Can pelvic inflammatory disease be damaging the intestines?

PID and intestines. Yes-pelvic inflammatory disease also called pid can cause serious abscess in the abdomen leading to hysterectomy, intestinal involvement and severe adhesions and fistula formation.There can be generalized septicemia or growth of bacteria in the blood stream from the disease which in turn can cause paralysis of the intestines with resultant extension of abdomen.

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What is the damage done by pelvic inflammatory disease?

Depends. It depends on t he organism, how early it was treated and how effective the treatment was. So it an range from nothing, to pelvic adhesions, to trouble having children from fallopian tube damage to inability in getting pregnant. Discuss with OB-GYN because there are post infection treatment options. Read more...

Can you tell if you had pelvic inflammatory disease? How do u kno you had it long enough to cause damage

No easy way. If you didn't have lower abdominal pain, you probably didn't have PID. This isn't certain; sometimes silent infection can damage the fallopian tubes, i.e. asymptomatic PID. However, most women with chlamydia don't have serious tubal damage. Unfortunately, there's no easy way to know for sure. Often the problem comes to light only after failure to conceive after a year or more of trying. Read more...

Does pelvic inflammatory disease make you bloated?

Yes. Bloating is a very nonspecific symptom that can occur as a result of any dysfunction in the abdomen. It is mainly due to bowel distension and can be caused by increased progestational activity which causes bowel slowing. Read more...