10 PID Symptoms

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2. Causes

As mentioned, the bacteria responsible for pelvic inflammatory disease are usually transmitted sexually. There are numerous types of bacteria that can cause the condition, but chlamydia and gonorrhea are the most common. Sex is not the only way that bacteria responsible can be contracted, however.

In a small number of cases, the infection will take place during an abortion, miscarriage, or childbirth. It might also occur during menstruation in some cases. This is because there is a natural barrier that protects the surface that is disturbed during the examples given. Some birth control methods can also be responsible, so all due care should be taken when they are being used.


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