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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What causes light bleeding during the ovulation period?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 21 years old, and I find that I have light bleeding during ovulation time. Sometimes it goes and comes. I am currently bleeding for a few days now, and the period tracker says that my period is not due until six days. I know this bleeding is not my period being early. I have had a li...  Read Full »

Dr. Priyadarshini Tripathy

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Thanks for reaching out. It seems like you are having intermenstrual bleeding or bleeding between periods. Nothing to worry about it; I can help you with this. A vast number of factors can cause it: 1. Hormonal imbalance. 2. PCOD (polycystic ovary disease). 3. Pregn...  Read Full »

Is Femilon the right drug to treat vaginal discharge with abdominal and back pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 19 years old female with a weight of 48 kg. I have had watery heavy white vaginal discharge for the past four months. I had abdominal pain and back pain, and now I do not have the abdominal pain. I consulted a doctor, and she is treating me for hormonal imbalance with Femilon. I als...  Read Full »

Dr. Sini P

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your query, I understood that you have vaginal discharge and abdominal pain. Tell me a few details about you, 1. Are you getting regular periods? 2. Do you have any fever during those days? 3. Have you taken any scan or blood test before starting Femilon (Desoge...  Read Full »

What causes pain under c-section stitches with white vaginal discharge?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 33 years old and a mother of two kids. Both of my deliveries were C-sections. I had my last delivery nine years back. Now I am experiencing slight pain under the stitches at the time of white discharges. It is happening for the last two months. White discharge is transparent in appe...  Read Full »

Dr. Kamalpreet Kaur Nagpal

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I hope you are talking of white discharge of the vagina, and there is no discharge from the stitch line. It has no direct relation with pain, but the pain in the lower abdomen, which you feel is at the stitch site, can be due to PID (pelvic inflammatory disease). The tr...  Read Full »

Why do I get abdominal pain a few days before periods?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 29 years old. My height is 5 feet and weight is 41 kg. I have been facing this problem since two years. A week or 10 days before my periods, I got a very sharp abdomen pain before urination. Also, I got frequent urination. If I delay passing urine for more than 10 minutes, then the p...  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I understand your concern. Please get an ultrasound scan to rule out any abnormalities like endometriosis or pelvic inflammatory disease. In endometriosis, you can get pain like this before the periods starts. If so, then proper medicines will help you. Sometim...  Read Full »

Why am I spotting from the last eight months?

Query: Hi doctor,I am 28 years old. I am not sexually active. I had spotting on 10th and 11th of this month and again from 14th to 16th of the same month. I had the last ultrasound before two years and it showed no cysts. I am under a lot of stress and depression. Is this something serious?  Read Full »

Dr. Radhakrishnan Nair B

Obstetrician And Gynaecologist, Sexologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Are you having two cycles in a month? Your question is not clear. During stress there can be hormonal alterations, which can affect your cycles. Revert back with the answer to the above question to an obstetrician and gynaecologist online -->  Read Full »

Why do I get pain and pressure in pelvic area during intercourse?

Query: Hello doctor, I only have one sexual partner for almost a year. However, during intercourse, I feel that I am having a pain in my pelvic area and it is a sudden sharp pain. Sometimes it is random or happens during deeper penetration. It feels like pressure and almost seems like it is gas but I am n...  Read Full »

Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It is important in your case to rule out the possibility of pelvic inflammatory disease. Now points in favor are history of chlamydia and UTI in the past, pain on deep penetration and tenderness on the left side of abdomen. These are the sufficient point to evaluate ...  Read Full »

What are the chances of PID in a chlamydia patient?

Query: Hi doctor, I have recently been tested positive for Chlamydia, which I believe to have contracted around 3.5 years ago. In the past one year, I have been to the doctor for the following symptoms. Increased menstrual pain, dull pain during ovulation, yellow discharge, sickness during menses and one-s...  Read Full »

Dr. Sweta Singh

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Well, it is essential that you start the antibiotics as soon as possible. If you can postpone your holiday and go after the course, then it would be ideal for you. However, if you cannot, then please start as soon as you come back. Having Chlamydia implies there is alrea...  Read Full »

What causes abdominal and pelvic pain during sex?

Query: Hello doctor, I have not had my period for 44 days. I have taken four tests and all negative and I am currently not taking any contraceptives. My last period was 12th before two months. And since having my daughter I have experienced really bad pain during intercourse to the point I have had to te...  Read Full »

Dr. R Balakrishnan Menon

Infertility Specialist, Obstetrician And Gynaecologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to How are you doing? Hope you and your dear ones are safe and healthy. From your history, I gather that you have two problems. Delayed period and lower abdominal pain and cramps. For the delayed period, I see your body weight could be a reason. With a height of 152 cm, ...  Read Full »

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 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 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 »

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