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PID, pelvic inflammatory disease, is an infection in the female reproductive system, including the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. It occurs when the reproductive system gets infected with sexually transmitted infections like chlamydia or gonorrhea. The symptoms include pain in the lower abdomen, fever, unusual discharge with bad odor from the vagina, and pain during urination. Taking antibiotics helps to treat this condition.

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Kindly interpret my USG report, with a hypoechoic lesion.

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 31-year-old. I was asked by my doctor to go for a USG for irregular periods. In the report it is mentioned as, a well defined oval hypoechoic lesion with mild intralesional vascularity measuring 48×44 mm is noted in the left adnexa, could be suggestive as left tubo ovarian mass....  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hello, Welcome to There could be various differentials for tubo-ovarian mass-like lesions of infectious origin, such as a hydrosalpinx or tubo-ovarian abscess caused by pelvic inflammatory disease, physiologic or functional cysts, and endometriomas. The next best would be a per vagina...  Read Full »

I have mild collection in POD with period issue. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 46-year-old woman. I am married, and I have children. Recently, my USG report showed uterus in anteverted position, bulky in size and shape, measuring 9.24 x 3.59 x 4.91, and the echotexture was normal. There was no fibroid or SOL seen. My midline endometrial echo was within a reg...  Read Full »

Dr. Sameer Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). The USG (ultrasonography) report of the pelvis is normal with POD (pouch of Douglas) fluid. It is seen during ovulation when the scan is taken during mid-cycle. The dysmenorrhoea occurs...  Read Full »

I get severe stomach pain. Is there any medication to overcome it?

Query: Hello doctor, My stomach hurts really bad, whenever it hurts it is very severe. Do you have any subjugation for me?  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad Zubayer Alam

Answer: Hello, Welcome to You have given nonspecific history as it hurts either every day or occasionally, it has any relationship in empty stomach or after taking a meal? Is there any relieving factor or triggering factor? Your daily bowel habit? Your drinking history? Your smoking history? ...  Read Full »

Can I get pregnant in a natural way after treating vaginal yeast infection?

Query: Hello doctor, I am completely desperate. After treating yeast infections for years, I made a lab test for whole bacterial microflora in my vagina. The results are awful. I do not have candida at all. The results are: Gardnerella vaginalis, Prevotella bivia, Porphyromonas spp. 10 6.6. Eubacterium spp...  Read Full »

Dr. Nadia Khan

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to add a little information here is that PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) mostly is a subsequent result of STD's (sexually transmitted disease) infection (chlamydia and gonorrhea) which actually travel upward along the reproductive tract and may lead ...  Read Full »

I suspect having endometriosis. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, I am recently trying to get pregnant and in the past six months, have had a miscarriage and an ectopic pregnancy. I am wondering if there is a chance I have endometriosis. I am wondering this because I have no other risks/causes that could have caused the ectopic. There is no chance I cou...  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hi, Welcome to From your history, the only problem I feel is the problem which could happen to the tube. Your history of having a tubal pregnancy and severe pain during sex, that is dyspareunia, means that there is some problem which is happening around the uterus and the tubes. So, it...  Read Full »

I am having backache and vaginal discharge. Please help.

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

Answer: Hello, Welcome to 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 »

Could my wife's late periods be due to PID?

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

Answer: Hi, Welcome to 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...  Read Full »

Why is there bleeding after sex?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 years old. I have bleeding after sex for a few years. It does not happen every time. I consulted a doctor, and I got tested for STI. The results came negative. The doctor did a physical examination and told me that everything is fine. I also had constipation for a week. Please su...  Read Full »

Dr. Ashok Kumar

Answer: Hi, Welcome to I have gone through the attachment (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Having bleeding after sex is not normal. The reasons are multiple. It can be due to STD (sexually transmitted diseases), PID (pelvic inflammatory disease), cyst near the vaginal opening...  Read Full »

My periods are heavy and painful. Kindly help.

Query: Hello doctor, I had ovarian endometriomas and cysts in my twenties. I have two children without many problems. My periods are painful and heavy, but I did not consult a doctor. I have had my periods for a long time now. I can feel my ovaries aching on each side. And now I have very bright red blood....  Read Full »

Dr. Balakrishnan R

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I suggest you consult a gynecologist and have a physical examination done. I suggest it can be due to any of the following- PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) is when there is vaginal discharge around periods and after sex with itching, painful period, and sex. It c...  Read Full »

I have stomach and back pain. Can I be pregnant?

Query: Hello doctor, I had sex last month while I was on my period and I used Postinorr after all. I went for a scan after noticing a white discharge on my undergarment and I was told I had a PID infection. On that same day, I saw a brown discharge but the doctor told me maybe it was my period. After th...  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have gone through your case and I understand your concern. As per your description, if you had intercourse on your menstrual day after that there was no physical contact then there is no chance of getting pregnant. Sometimes during ovulation (around the 14th day of...  Read Full »

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