The Prevention Of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

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Pelvic Inflammatory disease (PID) is one of the most common diseases in the United States in women between the ages of fourteen and twenty four are being treated. This disease is mostly cause by an untreated sexual transmitted disorder (STDs), mostly gonorrhea and or chlamydia, but it can also be caused by minor infections or douching. PID is treatable with a set on antibiotics and depending on how advance the disease is how the physician terminates how to treat it. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) What is Pelvic Inflammatory Disease? Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is an infection in a woman’s reproductive organs, affecting the vagina, cervix, uterus, fallopian tubes and ovaries, most complications are often caused by sexually transmitted …show more content…
How to prevent Pelvic Inflammatory Disease?
The prevention of PID has mostly to do with practicing safe sex, practicing safe sex requires the use of condoms if you have multiple partners, and is also preferable to be in a monogamous relationship, also don’t feel embarrassed to ask your partner about their sexual history.
Also some forms of birth control can affect the risk of developing PID, birth control such as a Contraceptive Intrauterine Device (IUD) can increase the risk especially in the first few weeks after insertion. It is also very important not to douche, douching upsets the balance of bacteria in the vagina, and personal hygiene habits are super important, like when you urinate wipe front to back same after having a bowel movement avoid introducing bacteria from your colon into your vagina (Mayo Clinic Staff, 2014).
Over all pelvic inflammatory disease can be overwhelming and it can be looked at as if you were a dirty person but in the contrary it can happen by just human error, the most important thing is to know that it can be cured and to take care of your body afterwards by following your physicians

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