Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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5 hours ago

Also known as: PID, pelvic infection
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An infection of the female reproductive organs including uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and cervix. This causes pelvic pain, vaginal discharge and sometimes with fever.
Condition Highlight
Urgent medical attention is usually recommended by healthcare providers
How common is condition?
Common (More than 200,000 cases per year in US)
Is condition treatable?
Treatable by a medical professional
Does diagnosis require lab test or imaging?
Often requires lab test or imaging
Time taken for recovery
Can last several days or weeks
How is condition transmitted?
Transmitted through sexual contact
Condition Highlight
Common for ages 14-35
Source: Focus Medica . For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.
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    What is pelvic inflammatory disease and what can it lead to?
    Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection and inflammation of the uterus, ovaries, and other female reproductive organs. It causes scarring in these organs. This can lead to infertility, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic pain, abscesses, and other serious problems . PID is the most common preventable cause of infertility in the United States.

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    3 hours ago Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) – CDC Basic Fact Sheet. Untreated sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can cause pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), a serious condition, in women. 1 in 8 women with a history of PID experience …

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    2 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a clinical syndrome that results from the ascension of microorganisms from the cervix and vagina to the upper genital tract. PID is a serious …

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    4 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease or PID is an infection of a woman’s reproductive tract. It can affect the uterus, fallopian tubes, and the ovaries. Scar tissue grows between internal organs leading …

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    Pelvic inflammatory disease, also known as pelvic inflammatory disorder (PID), is an infection of the upper part of the female reproductive system, namely the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, and inside of the pelvis. Often, there may be no symptoms. Signs and symptoms, when present, may include lower abdominal pain, vaginal discharge, fever, burning with urination, pain with sex, bleeding after sex, or irregular menstruation. Untreated PID can result in long-term complication…

    Causes: Bacteria that spread from the vagina and cervix

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    3 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease, or PID, occurs when female reproductive organs become infected. The reproductive system is the part of the body involved in getting pregnant and having a …

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    9 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the organs of a women’s reproductive system. They include the uterus, ovaries, fallopian tubes, and cervix.

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    2 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the female reproductive system which includes the womb, fallopian tubes and ovaries. PID is a common condition, although it's not …

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    7 hours ago Diagnosis. There is no one test that can accurately diagnose pelvic inflammatory disease. Instead, your health care provider will rely on a combination of findings from: Your …

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    7 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of a woman's reproductive organs. In 2013, about 88,000 women ages 15–44 in the United States were diagnosed with PID. 1 PID is often …

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    1 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is defined as an inflammation of the upper genital tract due to an infection in women. The disease affects the uterus, fallopian tubes, …

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    7 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the female reproductive organs. It is a common illness. PID is diagnosed in more than 1 million women each year in the United …

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    4 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection and inflammation of the uterus, ovaries, and other female reproductive organs. It causes scarring in these organs. This can …

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    1 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the upper genital tract occurring predominantly in sexually active young women. Chlamydia trachomatis and …

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    1 hours ago Pelvic Inflammatory Disease — also called PID — is an infection in your uterus, fallopian tubes, and/or ovaries. PID happens when bacteria moves from your vagina and cervix to other parts …

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    7 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of a woman's womb (uterus), ovaries, or fallopian tubes. Causes. PID is an infection caused by bacteria. When bacteria from the vagina …

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    8 hours ago Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) occurs when an infection spreads from the vagina to the cervix, the endometrium (lining of the uterus) and the fallopian tubes. The infection is usually …

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    What is pelvic inflammatory disease and what can it lead to?

    Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection and inflammation of the uterus, ovaries, and other female reproductive organs. It causes scarring in these organs. This can lead to infertility, ectopic pregnancy, pelvic pain, abscesses, and other serious problems . PID is the most common preventable cause of infertility in the United States.

    What are the signs and symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?

    • Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is usually caused by bacteria from an untreated STI.
    • It can trigger symptoms like pelvic pain, fever, frequent urination, abnormal bleeding, and more.
    • PID can cause complications like infertility, so it's important to get antibiotics right away.
    • Visit Insider's Health Reference library for more advice.

    What are the long term effects of pelvic inflammatory disease?

    What is pelvic inflammatory disease?

    • Lower abdominal pain
    • Mild pelvic pain
    • Increased vaginal discharge
    • Irregular menstrual bleeding
    • Fever (>38° C)
    • Pain with intercourse
    • Painful and frequent urination
    • Abdominal tenderness
    • Pelvic organ tenderness
    • Uterine tenderness

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    Can pelvic inflammatory disease go away on its own?

    In some cases, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) may go away without medical treatment. This depends on the body’s immune system, but such cases have a high chance of relapse. Hence, it is always advisable to contact your doctor if you have symptoms. PID is a serious infection that can cause severe pain and infertility.

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