What Is It/

How Is It Recognized/

Is Massage indicated

Condition Name

What Are They?

How Are They Recognized?

or Contraindicated?

Pelvic

Pelvic inflammatory dis-

Symptoms of acute PID include

Massage is systemically contra-

Inflammatory

ease, or PID, is a bacterial

abdominal pain, fever, chills, head-

indicated for any active pelvic

Disease

infection of female repro-

ache, lassitude, nausea, and vom-

infection.

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ductive organs. It starts at

iting. Chronic PID may produce

 

 

the cervix and can move

no Symptoms, or may involve

 

 

up to infect the uterus,

chronic pain, pain on urination,

 

 

fallopian (uterine) tubes,

and pain with intercourse.

 

 

ovaries, and entire pelvic

 

 

 

cavity.

 

 

 

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