Can women with pelvic inflammatory disease become pregnant?

Yes. Women who have had PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) may have developed scar tissue or tubal damage which can impede conceiving, but many will not have had such damage. For those who are having trouble conceiving and evaluation reveals there to be damage, there are options to either fix the damage or bypass it with procedures such as ivf.
Yes. Pelvic inflammatory disease potentially can damage the fallopian tubes and lead to infertility, but this is not by any means certain. If you have had that diagnosis though, it is very important to check as early as possible with a doctor if you have a positive pregnancy test to assure that the pregnancy has not lodged in one of these tubes, where it can create serious problems.

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How prevalent is pelvic inflammatory disease in sexually active females in the us?

Uncertain. It is estimated that three-quarters of a million cases are diagnosed each year, but many cases so diagnosed may have pain due to other causes. Conversely, a lot of evidence of PID at laparoscopy is found in persons who were unaware they had the problem. Read more...
1 in 4 are infected! This both true and sad. Chlamydial infections frequently have no symptoms, but cause scarring of the fallopian tubes with secondary infertility. 26 percent of single women are infected, ages 20-28. Most other infections cause pain and lower pelvic or abdominal discomfort. All should be treated quickly to avoid sequalae. Read more...

If a woman has been diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease, what can happen to her sexual partner as a result of this? I am a male whose sexual partner was recently diagnosed with pelvic inflammatory disease. What is pelvic inflammatory disease? Is it

Pelvic . Pelvic inflammatory disease (pid) is a serious infection of the uterus and/or fallopian tubes most often caused by chlamydia or gonorrhea - both sexually transmitted diseases. If she was diagnosed with pid, there is a very good chance that you are infected with chlamydia, gonorrhea or both. You should see your doctor to be checked and treated as soon as possible. I have attached a website below that has really good information about pid. Read more...

Would a female know if she had Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?

Yes, mostly. Severe PID is very symptomatic with one exception, that is, Chlamydia which tends to "smolder" like a dumpster fire, and ultimately close Fallopian tubes if not detected or treated. Read more...

Can pelvic inflammatory disease affect a woman's eggs?

If it is bad. It can cause a tubo-ovarian abcess where everrything is infected and then the tube and ovary have to come out, it does not affect the eggs per say, it can also just cause tubal adhesions or tubal blockage so the icvaries are fine but the tubes are ruined so u would need in vitro fertilization, if it is caught early it may not affect fertility at all teh key is early diagnosis and agressive txment. Read more...

How do you test for pelvic inflammatory disease in woman?

Cultures and exams. Pid, pelvic inflammatory disease is usually caused by an infection. The diagnosis is based on cultures, physical exam, and imaging studies such as pelvic ultrasound and cat scans. Left untreated, the damage can be permanent. Read more...