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Can an UTI cause pelvic inflamatory disease?

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Dr. Ramadevi Wani

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Posted on Mon, 29 Aug 2016 in Women's Health
Question: Can a UTI cause pelvic inflamatory disease
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Answered by Dr. Ramadevi Wani 47 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Yes UTI can cause Pelvic inflammatory disease.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Welcome to Healthcare Magic.
I am Dr Ramadevi Wani.
I will be answering your concerns today.

Yes. Some of the UTI,s ( eg Chlamydia urethritis) if not detected and treated rapidly can cause Pelvic inflammatory disease.

Any bacterial UTI if it is severe it can spread and cause pelvic inflammatory disease.

I hope this is helpful.
If you have further concerns,I will be happy to answer.
Best wishes,
Dr Rama
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