Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Definition of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease:

A purulent (pus-like) vaginal discharge with fever and lower abdominal pain.  Salpingitis: Inflammation of the fallopian tubes.

Also: PID, Salpingitis

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Endometriosis

...the condition
“...adenomyosis, appendicitis, ovarian cysts, bowel obstructions, colon cancer, diverticulitis, fibroid tumors, gonorrhea, inflammatory bowel disease, irritable bowel syndrome, ovarian cancer, and pelvic inflammatory disease...”

Ovarian Cysts

...the condition
“...They are most common between the ages of 20 and 35 and in women who have endometriosis, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or the eating disorder bulimia...”
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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

...the condition
“Other than AIDS, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is the most common and serious complication of sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) among women...”
...recommendation Vaginal Depletion Pack
“The use of the vaginal depletion pack is recommended as an integral part of PID treatment, as it promotes the drainage of exudate from the involved tissues...”

STD Chlamydia

...the condition
“...Prognosis; Complications: Untreated, chlamydia can cause severe and costly reproductive and other health problems which include both short- and long-term consequences, including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) which is the critical link to infertility, and potentially fatal tubal pregnancy...”
...relationship to Female Infertility
“As many as 40% of women with untreated chlamydia will develop pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)...”
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STD Gonorrhea

...the condition
“...In women, gonorrhea is a common cause of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)...”
...relationship to Female Infertility
“Gonorrhea can spread into the womb and fallopian tubes, resulting in pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)...”
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