What is pelvic inflammatory disease?

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Hand holding a condom isolated on white backgroundPID is a serious infection usually caused by sexually transmitted infections. It can cause problems for women including chronic pain and difficulty getting pregnant (infertility). It’s important to prevent spreading STIs by not having sex, always using condoms if you do have sex, and getting screened for STIs by your health care provider. Protecting the people you care about from PID is one of the reasons that its your responsibility to get checked out if you are a guy who is sexually active with women.