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  Planned Parenthood - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
PID is a progressive infection that harms a woman's reproductive system.
PID occurs throughout the pelvic area, in the fallopian tubes, the uterus, the lining of the uterus, and in the ovaries.
PID is not always the result of a sexually transmitted infection — but in most cases it is. The sexually transmitted infections that most commonly cause PID are gonorrhea and chlamydia.
www.plannedparenthood.org /sexual-health/std/pelvic-inflammatory-disease-pid.htm   (234 words)

  
 STD Facts - Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)
When PID is caused by chlamydial infection, a woman may experience mild symptoms or no symptoms at all, while serious damage is being done to her reproductive organs.
PID is difficult to diagnose because the symptoms are often subtle and mild.
Hospitalization to treat PID may be recommended if the woman (1) is severely ill (e.g., nausea, vomiting, and high fever); (2) is pregnant; (3) does not respond to or cannot take oral medication and needs intravenous antibiotics; or (4) has an abscess in the fallopian tube or ovary (tubo-ovarian abscess).
www.cdc.gov /std/PID/STDFact-PID.htm   (0 words)

  
  Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is the generic term used to describe a variety of infections of the female inner reproductive organs (the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes).
Pelvic abscess is a walled-off pocket of infection in the pelvic cavity.
PID is caused by a bacterial infection that moves from the lower genital tract, which consists of the vagina and cervix.
www.healthscout.com /ency/324/102/main.html   (1020 words)

  
  Pelvic Inflammatory Disease- Health Encyclopedia and Reference
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is the generic term used to describe a variety of infections of the female inner reproductive organs (the uterus, ovaries and fallopian tubes).
Pelvic abscess is a walled-off pocket of infection in the pelvic cavity.
PID is caused by a bacterial infection that moves from the lower genital tract, which consists of the vagina and cervix.
www.healthcentral.com /encyclopedia/408/102.html   (1064 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - WrongDiagnosis.com
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Infection of the womb and fallopian tubes.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a general term that refers to infection of the fallopian tubes (tubes that carry eggs from the ovary to the womb) and of other internal reproductive organs in women.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an acute or chronic inflammation in the pelvic cavity.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /p/pelvic_inflammatory_disease/intro.htm   (1509 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease-Topic Overview
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a general term for infection and inflammation of the upper reproductive organs in women.
PID may also occur inside the abdomen as an abscess, inflammation of the lining of the abdomen (pelvic peritonitis), or inflammation around the liver (perihepatitis).
PID usually begins as a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that infects the cervix, which connects the upper vagina to the uterus.
www.webmd.com /a-to-z-guides/Pelvic-Inflammatory-Disease-Topic-Overview   (804 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a general term for infection and inflammation of the upper reproductive organs in women.
PID may also occur inside the abdomen as an abscess, inflammation of the lining of the abdomen (pelvic peritonitis), or inflammation around the liver (perihepatitis).
PID usually begins as a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that infects the cervix, which connects the upper vagina to the uterus.
www.peacehealth.org /kbase/topic/major/hw43366/descrip.htm   (712 words)

  
 Pelvic inflammatory disease PID
Pelvic inflammatory disease is now estimated to affect over 1 million women a year in the U.S. alone.
PID is the most common gynecological condition that results in the hospitalization of women of child-bearing age.
Pelvic inflammatory disease symptoms will often begin during or within one week of menstruation because the opening of the cervix is larger during this time of the month, making it easier for infections to ascend.
www.supplementnews.org /pelvic-inflammatory-disease/index.htm   (627 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is the most common and complication of sexually transmitted diseases among women aside from acquired immunodeficiency syndrome.
PID may be caused by a chlamydial infection, but it may produce only mild symptoms.
PID may be cause by multiple organisms, so you can use CDC guidelines for outpatient treatment include of loxacin (Floxin) and metronidazole (Flagyl) for 14 days or ceftriaxone (Rocephin) or another third-generation cephalosporin with doxycycline (Vibramycin) for 14 days.
www.pregnancy-calendars.org /diseases/pelvic-inflammatory-disease.html   (0 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) - Patient UK
Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the uterus and/or fallopian tubes in women.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the uterus (womb) and fallopian tubes (and sometimes the ovaries too).
A significant proportion of PID is caused by chlamydia.
www.patient.co.uk /showdoc/23069029   (1351 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious infection of the female reproductive system that can develop when certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) go untreated.
PID is the most common, preventable cause of infertility, and can also lead to ectopic pregnancies.
The doctor may then perform a pelvic exam to find out if her reproductive organs are tender or swollen and to identify the location of the infection.
www.kidshealth.org /parent/infections/std/pelvic_inflammatory_disease.html   (0 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) - womenshealthchannel
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is severe inflammation that results when vaginal and cervical infections spread into the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and surrounding tissues.
PID is one of the most common and serious complications of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in women.
PID caused by chlamydia is typically "silent," that is, asymptomatic and of which the woman is unaware.
www.womenshealthchannel.com /pid   (0 words)

  
 Pelvic inflammatory disease - Definition, Causes, Symptoms and Treatments
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is any acute, subacute, recurrent, or chronic infection of the oviducts and ovaries, with adjacent tissue involvement.
Untreated PID may cause infertility and may lead to potentially fatal septicemia, pulmonary emboli, and shock.
In general, PID is associated with recent sexual intercourse, IUD insertion, childbirth, or abortion.
www.health-care-tips.org /diseases/pelvic-inflammatory-disease.htm   (0 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) occurs when an infection spreads from the vagina to the cervix, endometrium (lining of the uterus) and the fallopian tubes.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is infection of the reproductive organs of women.
PID stands for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, which is an infection of the uterus (womb), fallopian tubes and/or ovaries in women.
www.healthinsite.gov.au /topics/Pelvic_Inflammatory_Disease   (280 words)

  
 Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) - MayoClinic.com
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the female reproductive organs.
Pelvic inflammatory disease may also develop when bacteria travel up a contraceptive device or when bacteria are introduced during gynecologic procedures.
Pelvic inflammatory disease is important to avoid because it can result in infertility or complications during pregnancy.
www.mayoclinic.com /health/pelvic-inflammatory-disease/DS00402   (216 words)

  
 AllRefer Health - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) (Oophoritis, PID, Salpingitis, Salpingo-Oophoritis, ...
Pelvic inflammatory disease is a general term for infection of the lining of the uterus, the fallopian tubes, or the ovaries (see also endometritis).
The same organisms responsible for bacterial sexually transmitted diseases (such as chlamydia, gonorrhea, mycoplasma, staph, strep) cause 90% to 95% of all cases of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).
Although sexual transmission is the most common cause of PID, bacteria may enter the body after gynecological events or procedures such as IUD insertion (intrauterine device used for contraception), childbirth, spontaneous abortion (miscarriage), therapeutic or elective abortion, and endometrial biopsy.
health.allrefer.com /health/pelvic-inflammatory-disease-pid-info.html   (504 words)

  
 Pelvic inflammatory disease - symptoms and causes of PID
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of a woman’s reproductive organs, usually caused by a sexually transmitted infection.
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a bacterial infection which can affect the vagina, cervix (neck of the womb), uterus (womb), ovaries and Fallopian tubes (which carry eggs from the ovaries to the womb).
Women’s pelvic organs are connected to each other, and if a woman gets an infection in her vagina, the bacteria can travel upwards through the cervix, into the uterus, and then spread to the Fallopian tubes and the ovaries.
hcd2.bupa.co.uk /fact_sheets/html/Pelvic_inflammatory_disease.html   (1109 words)

  
 OBGYN.net The Female Patient - Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Don't Let It Sneak Up on You
Pelvic inflammatory disease is a term for a variety of infections affecting a woman's upper reproductive organs, including the uterus, the ovaries, and the two fallopian tubes that serve as passageways between the ovaries and the womb.
PID occurs when disease-causing microorganisms in the lower genital tract rise through the opening in the cervix, which separates the uterus and the vagina (see "How PID infects the reproductive organs").
PID also increases the risk of an ectopic pregnancy, in which the fertilized egg gets trapped in the tube and begins to grow there.
www.obgyn.net /femalepatient/default.asp?page=breeding_pid   (1425 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries.
Pelvic inflammatory disease is a major cause of hospitalization in young women.
Pelvic inflammatory disease is most common in women younger than age 25 who have more than one sex partner, particularly among women who do not use condoms every time they have vaginal intercourse.
womenshealth.aetna.com /WH/ihtWH/r.WSIHW000===/st.41823/t.42845.html   (1065 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
PID occurs when disease-causing organisms migrate upward from the urethra and cervix into the upper genital tract.
Women with STDs - especially gonorrhea and chlamydial infection - are at greater risk of developing PID; a prior episode of PID increases the risk of another episode because the body's defenses are often damaged during the initial bout of upper genital tract infection.
Women with recurrent episodes of PID are more likely than women with a single episode to suffer scarring of the tubes that leads to infertility, tubal pregnancy, or chronic pelvic pain.
www.childbirthsolutions.com /articles/issues/pid/index.php   (1396 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is a severe infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries.
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is a severe infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries.
It is the leading preventable cause of infertility in the United States, because PID can damage the tissues in and near the uterus, ovaries, and the fallopian tubes, which carry the eggs from the ovary to the womb.
PID occurs when bacteria, the most common are chlamydia and gonorrhea, move from a female’s cervix or vagina into the internal reproductive organs.
www.stdsite.com /PID   (356 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)
PID is an infection of the internal reproductive organs in women, involving the uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and surrounding pelvic tissues.
PID is one of the leading causes of infertility in women.
PID is caused by sexually transmitted infections (STIs) that have been left untreated, most commonly chlamydia and gonorrhea.
www.engenderhealth.org /wh/inf/dpid.html   (766 words)

  
 Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms easily defined ...
PID is the most common and serious complication of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), aside from AIDS, among women.
PID can scar the fallopian tubes, ovaries, and related structures and lead to ectopic pregnancies, infertility, chronic pelvic pain, and other serious consequences.
A prior episode of PID increases the risk because the body's defenses are often damaged during the initial bout of upper genital tract infection.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4823   (0 words)

  
 American Social Health Association - Learn about STDs/STIs
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a serious infection in the upper genital tract/reproductive organs (uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries) of a female.
In the United States, PID is the leading cause of infertility in women (the inability to have children).
It is possible for a woman to have PID and be asymptomatic (without symptoms), or have symptoms too mild to notice, for an unknown period of time.
www.ashastd.org /learn/learn_pid.cfm   (904 words)

  
 Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) -- familydoctor.org
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection in the female reproductive organs (uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries).
PID can also occur if bacteria infect your internal organs as a result of giving birth, or having a miscarriage, an abortion or a procedure to take a sample from the inside of the womb for laboratory testing.
PID is more likely to come back if you are exposed to STIs again.
www.familydoctor.org /online/famdocen/home/men/sti/pid.html   (0 words)

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