Many women have heard of pelvic inflammatory disease, some of them even were diagnosed with the ending — «itis» (coleitis, cervicitis, vaginitis, adnexitis, endometritis).
“Feminine” inflammation — is the first cause of visits to the doctor gynecologist of the fair half of mankind. The peculiarity of this problem is that those who suffer from it more often are young, nulliparous women aged 20-30 years.
Localization of PID are divided into: an inflammation of the lower genital tract (coleitis, vulvovaginitis, cervicitis) and ascending sections (endometritis, salpingitis, oophoritis, adnexitis, parametritis).
The cause of all inflammations are different organisms (gonococci, staphylococci, streptococci, fungi, viruses, protozoa, etc.).
But there are other causes of inflammation:
- hormonal disorders;
- two or more sexual partners;
- failure to comply with personal hygiene;
- excessive use of spermicides and detergents for personal hygiene;
Inflammatory diseases can occur both in acute form (fever, pain, copious, discomfort in the genital area) and in the erased, asymptomatic.
The most dangerous complication of the above diseases:
- «Failures» of the menstrual cycle;
- the absence of pregnancy;
- ectopic pregnancy;
- erosion, cervical dysplasia;
- adhesions, resulting in tubal obstruction.
Therefore, it is important to take timely comprehensive examination at the gynecologist.
Timely diagnosed and treated inflammation — is the absence of serious health problems in women in the future.