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could I have pid and could I be infertile?

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Hi,
In February 2010 I was diagnosed with chlamydia and due to sexual past must have contracted it in August 2009 so had it for about seven months, my partner and I were both treated for it.
I had no symptoms at all and so no pain etc.
Although late 2010 I started to develop serious abdominal pain and it made sex unbearable for months. I had a serious of swabs and check ups done and the doctors found nothing, no stds etc,
Ultimately had an ultra sound and still nothing, but I declined the internal examination with a camera - big regret now.
At the time I was not aware of PID and so never raised the question although recently... Now a year on, i sometimes experience pain during sex with my partner and despite a fair few accidents in the last 6 months I have not become pregnant once,
Due to the length of time I had the chlamydia and my symptoms could I have pid and could that mean I am infertile? I really really hope not!
Please help,


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replied January 3rd, 2012
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Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Pelvic inflammatory disease and infertility usually occurs in those woman whom the chlamydial infection is untreated so it spreads up.If you had followed the treatment schedule regularly then the possibility of that is less.
But chlamydial relapse has been reported by woman after sometime so it is advisable to repeat the tests and also get yourself evaluated as pain during intercourse could be due to infectious cause.
Regarding infertility it would not be fair to comment right now as pregnancy chances are more if intercourse has been performed during ovulation time.Kindly visit your Healthcare provider for evaluation.
Take care!


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