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...

Is there one specific test for pelvic inflammatory disease?

No! Not at all; there is not even a universal 'gold standard.' pid is common and delays in treatment result in important health problems, so diagnostic guidelines try to identify patients with pid and start treatment early. These guidelines allow flexibility in diagnosing, and even some over-diagnosis simply to avoid missing questionable cases that wouldn't get treated promptly. Read more...

Is it possible for me to have gotten pelvic inflammatory disease from IUD insertion or removal because its been 8 months I still have sharp pelvicpain?

Extremely unlikely! All iuds are sealed. I doubt withdrawal under sterile conditions could do it either. The answer is elsewhere. By the way, you can acquire all stds using an iud . Good contraception! worthless for std protection! Read more...