Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Pelvic inflammatory disease, otherwise called PID, is the infection of the uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes, or ovaries (female reproductive organs). The bacteria that causes sexually transmitted disease like chlamydia and gonorrhea can also cause PID. If left untreated, the infection can spread in the bloodstream and cause life-threatening complications.

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I became obese after delivery with low back pain which radiates to abdomen. What to do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 25 years old. I have a 7-year-old and a 2-year-old kid. After my son's birth, I have gained quite a bit of weight just a little over the obese range. I say this because I do not know if it has anything to do with my problem. I am writing because I am having trouble finding onlin...  Read Full »


Dr. Nageswara Rao

Diabetologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am sorry to hear about your pain, but I will try my best to help you. From history, the lower back pain may be related to mechanical or disc protrusion (PIVD) or some rare conditions like a kidney stone, or pelvic inflammatory disease. Mechanical and PIVD (prolapsed...  Read Full »

There is small amount of fluid in para-adnexal area and posterior CDS. Is this normal?

Query: Hello doctor, Right ovary contains 3.6x2.1x3.1cm cyst, thick septation and few punctate echogenic lesions within lumen. Previously cyst measured 3.8x2.4cm abutting ovary. Adjacent ovarian parenchyma contains 6 mm and 15 mm follicles. Small amount of fluid was seen in para-adnexal area and posterior...  Read Full »


Dr. Sabita Laskar

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I will try to give you answers to the best of my knoweldge. Small amount of fluid is expected near posterior cul de sac and para adnexal area during ovulation time. Although it can be seen during pelvic inflammatory disease. Multiple follicle grow every month in bot...  Read Full »

What can be done for severe pain due to pelvic inflammatory disease?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 54 and passed by menopause. Recently, I had done my lower ultrasound due to heavy back pain, and ultrasound shows pelvic inflammatory disease. Suggest me what to do, pain is not bearable. I am already taking BP and cholesterol medicine on a regular basis. Kindly suggest.   Read Full »


Dr. C Elanchezhian

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You said severe lower abdominal pain and the ultrasound report came as pelvic infection disease. Are you having any white discharge per vagina or high color urine?  Read Full »

Does ectopic pregnancy cause heavy bleeding, spotting, and abdominal pain?

Query: Hello doctor, I am 21 years old. I decided to contact you because I do not know what to do. I had sex with my husband, and then we found out that he had a chlamydia infection. Since then, I am feeling sick all the time. My stomach was hurting a lot, and I had problems with passing urine, and it sta...  Read Full »


Dr. Sameer Kumar

Family Physician, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Infertility Specialist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. If pregnancy is the concern, then the best way to find out is to get a blood serum beta hCG test done. This is a confirmatory test for pregnancy as the urine pregnancy kits may show false positive results. If the level of hCG is more than 1 or raised, then pregnancy ...  Read Full »

Why am I having enlargement in my urethra without discharge or odor?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old. The area surrounding my urethra is enlarged. It is whitish, and it has a cottage cheese-like texture. There is no discharge or odor. I do not know what to do. I am embarrassed. Please help.  Read Full »


Dr. Uzma Arqam

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It can be a pelvic or sexually transmitted infection or candidiasis. Have strict hygiene. Use soft, comfortable, and cotton undergarments. Use condoms while having sex to avoid having sexually transmitted disease. Have high, low vaginal and urethral swab. After collecti...  Read Full »

I do not have pain post pelvic inflammation treatment. Can I have sex with my partner?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a female and I have pelvic inflammation and I went to see a doctor. I was given Tramacet, Azithromycin, and Ciprobay for treatment. It has been four weeks after the treatment and I do not have any abdominal pain. I had been seeing the doctor before. Can the absence of the abdomin...  Read Full »


Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. How are you doing? No pain or discharge or itching means the infection has subsided, but a point you have to understand is that you got this infection only after you had sex. So your fiance is the source of the infection. So he too should have the same course of antibi...  Read Full »

My wife was diagnosed with GUTB and was tested positive for TB. After 2 months of fertility treatment, she complained of vomiting and giddiness.

Query: Hi, My wife was diagnosed with GUTB (Genitourinary Tuberculosis) and was tested positive for TB PCR. HSG showed blocked fallopian tube whereas USG showed normal ovaries and uterus. After 9 months of ATT (Antitubercular Treatment) her fallopian tube opened during the HSG test. Thereafter doctor start...  Read Full »


Dr. Richa Agarwal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your wife is suffering from tuberculosis and it affects her fallopian tube. Now she is suffering from PID, it may be because of tuberculosis or because of some other infection. She feels nausea because of PID or because of drugs used in conception. Please do not worry, co...  Read Full »

Having backache badly and vagina smelly discharge. Can you suggest any treatments?

Query: Hi doctor,I am sexually active with one partner only. I am not well for the last 4 months. I am having bad backache and a smelly, white thick sometimes brown color vaginal discharge, lower abdomen pain and vaginal pain while urination. I have consulted my gynecologist and took proper medicine. Now a...  Read Full »


Dr. Yelamanchili Alekhya

General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is the most common cause of infertility if not treated in early stages. Follow the instructions and antibiotics given by your doctor and have a scan done. So, that you will come to know the progress of the disease. Do not...  Read Full »

How can I terminate a pregnancy with medicines?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female, who weighs 47 kg and my height is 5 feet. I do not have any symptoms right now, but I am worried that I may get pregnant. If I get pregnant, then how can I terminate it early with medications? Please give me appropriate answers. Thank you.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Cardiologist, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In early stages, we can terminate with medicines. But before that, we need to confirm the pregnancy. You should get urine pregnancy test done and repeat after 12 to 24 hours. If possible, get an ultrasound of the pelvis done, which will also help in early diagnosis. Th...  Read Full »

I see a white or yellow odorless discharge. Is this normal before a period?

Query: Hi doctor, My period is due sometime this week and I am seeing a white/ yellow discharge odorless. Is this normal? For sure, I am not pregnant because last time I had sex was over three months ago and I got my period every month after that. What can this be? Should I be worried or is this normal bef...  Read Full »


Dr. Saravan Pramod Settipalli

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, Family Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms are suggestive of PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) which is quite common in sexually active women. It is advisable to have USG abdomen scan to rule out any other possibilities. Did you have any history of fever or any itching like sensation? Revert w...  Read Full »

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