Infections of the pelvic floor and urinary tract (UTI) in women should not be neglected once diagnosed. The problem is an early diagnosis. The signs and symptoms of pelvic inflammatory disease or UTI may initially be mild or difficult to pick up. Some women may not even experience any signs or symptoms. As a result, these infections may become chronic and seriously affect the other vital organs.
In Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) the infection spreads to the female reproductive organs, most often through sexual contact. Bacteria being the causative agent, can affect your vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries. You may not realize your reproductive organs are affected until you have trouble getting pregnant or you develop chronic pelvic pain.
The signs and symptoms of the pelvic inflammatory disease might be mild and difficult to recognize. Some women don’t have any signs or symptoms.
If you have some or a combination of the above symptoms you should see your gynecologist. Especially, without wasting time, if they worsen. Please remember, neglecting it could lead to the inability to conceive.
The doctor will do a thorough investigation to see the depth of the damage following, which specific curative action can be taken to neutralize the infection and the complications it may have created.