Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID): Causes, Symptoms, Risk Factors, and Complications

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is an infection of the woman’s reproductive organs. It is often caused by a sexually transmitted infection (STI), and if left untreated, can cause problems getting pregnant, problems during pregnancy, and long-term pelvic pain. The pelvis is in the lower abdomen and includes the fallopian tubes, the ovaries, the cervix, and […]