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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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.

Gonorrhea and chlamydia, two sexually transmitted diseases, are the most common causes of PID. Other bacteria can also cause it. You are at greater risk if you:

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  1. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection and inflammation of the uterus, ovaries, and other female reproductive organs. It ...
  2. ... have just seen your health care provider for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). PID refers to an infection of the ... Elsevier; 2020:chap 109. Richards DB, Taha J. Pelvic inflammatory disease. In: Bakes KM, Buchanan JA, Moreira ME, Byyny ...
  3. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health)  
    Pelvic Inflammatory Disease/Start Here ... Pelvic Inflammatory Disease ... Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women's Health
  4. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of a woman's womb (uterus), ovaries, or fallopian tubes.
  5. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
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  6. ClinicalTrials.gov: Pelvic Inflammatory Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institutes of Health)  
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  7. Chlamydia is an infection that can be passed from one person to another through sexual contact. This type of infection is known as ...
  8. ... bacteria such as gonorrhea (a sexually transmitted disease), pelvic inflammatory disease (infection of the female reproductive organs that may ...
  9. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) (Nemours Foundation)  
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  10. STD Facts Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)  
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