Can you contract pelvic inflammatory disease without having sex?

Unlikely. But sometimes, ascending pelvic infections associated with atypical bacteria have followed iud insertions, vaginal delivery, miscarriage, and uterine instrumentation.
Nope. . Pelvic inflammatory disease is the result of infection with sexually transmitted agents. No sex = no pid.

Related Questions

I practice safe sex, can I still catch pelvic inflammatory disease?

Yes, but... ... The use of condoms reduces the risk. But condoms are not 100% effective. Read more...
Yes. Depends what you call safe sex. Acquisition can come from many routes. Kissing can transmit herpes. Condoms break, etc, etc. Know your partner! Read more...

Pelvic inflammatory disease---what is most common cause in sex workers?

Likely Chlamydia. The usual std's can cause pelvic pain by rash, itching, etc., but the biggest cause of pid or pelvic inflammatory disease is chlamydia trachomatis, which is also sexually transmitted. This can cause lower abdominal, and pelvic pain, and a mucopurulent (pus-like) vaginal discharge. This is a very destructive disease which can require 14 days of antibiotics, like Doxycycline and clindamycin. Read more...

Should I have sex while on medication for pelvic inflammatory disease?

PID and sex. You can have sex but may be exposing yourself to other forms of pid as well if you are having sex with a different partner. If you and your partner are both being treated at the same time, it may be okay. Still, the best option would be to wait until you are finished with the medications. Read more...