Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) complications
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

Complications could include:

  • Infertility is defined as not being able to become pregnant after a year of trying, or after six months if you are 35 or older. One-third of infertility cases are due to male-only problems, one-third to female-only problems, and the final one-thir...
  • Many couples find that fertility treatments actually drive them apart, so before you begin trying to conceive, take time to talk with your partner.
  • Ectopic pregnancy occurs when a fertilized egg fails to attach to the uterus. Nausea and tender breasts are signs of both ectopic and normal pregnancies. Sharp abdominal pains and dizziness indicate ectopic.
  • Peritonitis is the inflammation of a thin layer of tissue inside the abdomen. Caused by bacteria or fungus, it causes tenderness, bloating, fatigue, greying of the skin, and other problems.
  • Septicemia is bacterial infection spread through the entire vascular system of the body. If untreated, it can result in sepsis, a life-threatening inflammation. A main symptom is blue lips or finger nails.
  • Blood poisoning is a serious infection. It occurs when bacteria are in the bloodstream. Despite its name, the infection has nothing to do with poison.
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