The Ultimate Pelvic Inflammatory Disease: Checklist & Treatment

If you’re planning for a baby you should know that your reproductive organs are in perfect balance. Certain problems related to the reproductive organs including uterine fibroids, HIV/AIDS, polycystic ovarian cyst, and vaginal cancer affects your pregnancy plans.

What Is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)?

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is also one such infection of reproductive organs. You can get PID Disease through the uterus, ovaries, cervix, and fallopian tubes. This can reduce your chances of pregnancy. A 2013 study shows, that around 88,000 between the ages of 15 to 44 suffer from this disorder in the United Stated. The pelvic inflammatory symptoms range from mild to serious. So, the PID Symptoms are as follows:

  • Pain in the lower abdomen and while you’re urinating.
  • High fever.
  • Smelly vaginal discharge.
  • Irregular menstrual periods.

What Causes Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?

Chlamydia, gonorrhoea, or mycoplasma genitalium, are some types of bacteria responsible for causing sexually transmitted infection (STI). These same types of bacteria are also responsible for causing pelvic inflammatory disorder. These types of bacteria enter your vaginal area. The cervix is there to prevent it from spreading more into the other reproductive organs. Sometimes the cervix is also infected. It does not have the potential to prevent the bacteria from spreading. It spreads to the other reproductive organs as well as to the other parts of your body if left untreated. The untreated pelvic disease can even spread to your blood and prove to be chronic and fatal to your life.

But, sometimes you might get PID disease without any sign of STI. It could be the result of:

  • douching
  • childbirth
  • having undergone pelvic exam using various medical devices.

What Are The Pelvic Inflammatory Disease Treatment Methods?

In order to treat PID disease, you can take medicines or use natural therapies. Thus the treatment methods are as follows:

Medical Treatment Methods for PID Disease

You need to visit the doctor for your PID symptoms and follow his or her advice:

Take a Combination of Doctor Prescribed Antibiotics

Your doctor will examine you for the diseases and give you a combination of pelvic inflammatory disease medication. Antibiotics can prevent any reproductive organ damage.

You May Need The Hospital

Get admitted to the hospital with intravenous fluids. Who knows, the medicines could not reduce the signs and symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease?  Sometimes the problems of PID can get better after surgery.

Is Your Sexual Partner Infected?

PID is a sexually transmitted disease. Request your sexual partner to check with the doctor to prevent you from getting the disease. If your partner infects, the symptoms would not be noticeable.

Natural Treatment Methods For PID Disease

Well! The natural treatment methods for PID infection are also helpful.

  • Avoid sexual intercourse till such time that the PID symptoms are not found.
  • Include garlic, and yoghurt in your food to boost your chances of pregnancy. Also have foods and fruits rich in Vitamin C.

So, follow the therapies and keep consulting the doctor for your problems.

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