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    Pelvic Inflammatory Disease is one of the most common infections in non-pregnant women of reproductive age, remains an important public health problem. It is associated with major long-term sequelae, including tubal factor infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and chronic pelvic pain. In addition, treatment of acute PID and its complications incurs substantial health care costs. Prevention of these long-term sequelae is dependent upon development of treatment strategies based on knowledge of the microbiologic etiology of acute PID. It is well accepted that acute PID is polymicrobic infection. The sexually transmitted organisms, Neisseria gonorrhea and Chlamydia trachomatis, are present in many cases, and microorganisms compromising the endogenous…

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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…

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    Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is a disorder of the reproductive tract. According to the article that I chose, it is usually misdiagnosed and ineffectively treated. The complications of PID include chronic pelvic pain, ectopic pregnancy, infertility and can be prevented if patients are screened for sexually transmitted infections (STI). There are guidelines that have been developed by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) for the screening and treatment of PID. Many health care providers do…

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    Pelvic inflammatory disease is a bacteria that spreads to the fallopian tubes after childbirth if in an unsanitary place. It can also be caused by complications caused by other STDs such as gonorrhea and chlamydia. When you have a baby, sometimes you can get an infection. This infection is usually pelvic inflammatory disease. Symptoms include pain in your abdomen, like cramps, pain or bleeding during sex, a burning sensation when urinating, or bleeding between periods and a high fever. These…

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    The most common serious infection among young women in the United States is pelvic inflammatory disease. There are one million new cases of pelvic inflammatory disease diagnosed each year. Pelvic inflammatory disease is a polymicrobial infection of the upper genital tract. Pelvic inflammatory disease is an infection of the uterus, fallopian tubes, or the ovaries. Pelvic inflammatory disease usually affects sexually active females in their childbearing years. ÔÇťAbout one in every seven women…

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    In the case study, I selected the researchers are trying to connect Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) to ovarian cancer. Pelvic inflammatory disease is a polymicrobial infection and inflammatory disorder of the upper female genital tract including the uterus, fallopian tubes, and adjacent pelvic structures in woman (article). Most common way to treat PID is antibiotics, however if left untreated damage can occur that can lead to infertility problems. The case study suggests that PID can change…

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    Introduction Pelvic pain can result from disorders of the gastrointestinal, urinary, or reproductive systems. Diagnosing the etiology of pain can be difficult, and clinical and laboratory evaluation is often not sufficient. In pediatrics, ultrasonography (US) is generally the primary imaging modality used in the initial evaluation of pelvic pain, with radiographs and cross-sectional imaging reserved for further work-up or specific indications. In pelvic emergencies, radiological findings…

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    because of a hormonal imbalance. The Cause of ectopic pregnancy might not always be clear (40% have no known cause) however there are things that put you more at risk to have one. These things include previous ectopic pregnancy ( 7% of women with ectopic pregnancy have had an ectopic pregnancy before), STDs (chlamydia, gonorrhea), inflammation/infection, history of pelvic inflammatory disease or pelvic surgery, birth control including IUD and tubal ligation, fertility drugs, even smoking…

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    Chlamydia Research Paper

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    (Oligosaccharide that mediated chlamydial infection is identified, 1997). Chlamydia can affect both men and women. Usually, people infected with this germ do not show evidence of symptoms or if they do, they would be mild, and sometimes when complications associated with the disease appear, they can occur without exposing the root cause. Chlamydia is acknowledged such as agent that causes infertility (Batool Hossein Rashidi B, et al., 2012). History of the disease: Chlamydia is one of the most…

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    Over the years, chlamydial infections prevalence has risen. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention analyzed reports from the year 1987 to 2006 and the rate has risen from 50.8 to 347.8 per 100,000 people (Sommers, 2011). That is nearly a six hundred percent increase! It is important to remember that this does not account for those who are infected but are unaware because of the common asymptomatic nature of the disease. There are about 92 million reported cases of the infection…

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