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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

When we go through the bodily divinity of recovery it exhibits inflammation…..but what if you hear pelvic inflammatory disease!!!!

Know more about Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

The pelvic inflammatory disease also shortly referred to as PID is the inflammation of the upper genital tract due to infection.

Usually, an infection starts in the lower reproductive tract in the vagina and cervix and this gradually spreads to the upper reproductive tract like the uterus, ovaries, and fallopian tubes. It comprises inflammation in the endometrium which is the inner wall of the uterus, salpingitis the inflammation of the oviduct which is the most common sight of PID, and many more.

Common causative organisms are N. Gonorrhea, and C. Trachomatis.

Signs And Symptoms Of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

Ways you can know where the problem is dwelling in your body and some of the signs are:

  • Fever with chills and rigor is most often associated with acute PID
  • Pain while coitus: Dyspareunia
  • Irregularity in menstruation
  • Abnormal vaginal discharge
  • Pain and tenderness in the lower abdominal region


Some of the complications of PID are:

  • Ectopic pregnancy
  • Infertility
  • Chronic pelvic pain
  • Maybe life-threatening if not treated timely

PID is most typically found in ladies aged 16-25 years. Women who do not have menstrual periods, such as pregnant, premenopausal, or postmenopausal women, rarely develop acute pelvic inflammatory disease. About 85% of cases emerge in sexually active women of reproductive age. The remaining 15% of infections are the result of procedures like hysteroscopy, intrauterine device insertion, curettage, and endometrial biopsy; which allow the vaginal flora to enter the upper genital tract by breaking the cervical mucus barrier.

Diagnosis & Lab Investigation

It can be done through :

  • Pelvic examination
  • Culture and sensitivity of bacteria obtained from the site of infection
  • Ultrasonography
  • Culdocentesis
  • Laparoscopy

Ayurvedic Treatment for Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

As per Ayurvedic treatments, it believes in uprooting the core reason for the causation of the disease. Some of the treatment protocols done are :

  • PID is caused due to Vata and Pitta vitiation so treatment alleviating them is given.
  • Yoni Pichu is a tampon with vata-alleviating drugs like oil medicated with a decoction of shallaki(Boswellia serrata), Jambu(Syzygium aqueum), etc.
  • Swedana which is fomentation with Vata alleviating drugs.
  • Bringing changes in their lifestyle and diet like avoiding salt, sour and spicy food.
  • Counseling them about the ill effects of the suppression of natural urges.

PID is correlated as paripluta in Ayurveda, a condition where women with pitta prakriti suppress natural urges like Kshavathu (sneezing) and udgara ( eructation) during coitus due to which vitiated vayu combines with pitta get aggravated and afflicts yoni and causes paripluta.

The condition exhibits vaginal edema, fever, Pain in the pelvic region, groin, and back, and blue or yellow menstrual discharge with discomfort, etc.


पित्तलाया नृसंवासे क्षवथुद्गारधारणात् ।

पित्तसंमूर्च्छितो वायुर्योनिं दूषयति स्त्रियाः ॥

शूना स्पर्शाक्षमा सार्तिर्नीलपीतमसृक् स्त्रवेत् ।

श्रोणिवंक्षणपृष्ठार्तिज्वरार्तायाः परिप्लुता ॥

(च.सं.चि. 30/23-24)

AyurVAID Approach

AyurVAID has spearheaded proof-based, grant-winning accuracy in Ayurveda-based conventions for Pelvic inflammatory disease treatment. Our doctors use the fundamental principles of Ayurveda to conduct an in-depth evaluation of each patient’s primary symptoms and health factors to identify the underlying causes related to their diet, individual constitution, lifestyle, work pattern, and genetic predisposition.

We determine the most effective Ayurvedic protocol for treating PID by Samprapti Vikhatan, or breaking the etiopathogenesis, taking into account the extent of disease advancement, risk factors, your constitution (prakriti), and the prognosis of the condition. This approach confounds any impediment between the patient’s individualistic elements and the standard treatment conventions subsequently making the treatment viable and unassailable.

You will be able to regain your most joyful and restorative state of life with the assistance of our entire person-centered approach. To assist you in better managing PID, our rehabilitation specialists will also offer guidance on ergonomics, diet, and lifestyle modifications. We also provide a path-breaking approach for infertility.

Patient centricity is at the base of the AyurVAID approach, and we have been broadly perceived for our leading-edge approach. Some examples include:

  • India’s first NABH-accredited hospital.
  • India’s Quality Council
  • Victor of the esteemed Public Honor for Best Ayurveda Focus of the year 2017 from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Administration of India.

The highest level of customer satisfaction in the industry, rated by our patients.

Key Outcomes

Treatment involves samprapti vighatan and nidana parivarjana which is avoiding the root cause itself, the outcome of the treatment involves symptomatic relief like:

  • Regularity in menstruation
  • Reduction in vaginal edema and discomfort
  • Lightness of the body and especially in the lower abdominal region
  • The vaginal discharge becomes normal according to the body changes

Frequently Asked Questions

Can PID be cured completely ?
Certainly, considering that PID is analyzed early, it can be dealt with. In any case, treatment will not fix any harm that has previously happened to your conceptual framework. The likelihood of developing PID-related complications increases with time for treatment.
Can urinary tract infection lead to PID ?
The bladder infection can get worse and spread to the uterus or ovaries, resulting in pelvic inflammatory disease, if not treated
Do oral contraceptive pills cause PID ?
It's found that OCPs do not affect PID incidence. The use of an intrauterine device (IUD) has been linked to a 2- to 9-fold increase in the risk of PID, but the risk may be significantly lower with current IUDs.
Will PID lead to cancer in reproductive organs ?
The risk of being afflicted with Ovarian and cervical cancer may be increased by pelvic inflammatory disease. HPV, the virus that causes genital warts may be present in women with PID and is a risk factor for cervical cancer.
Can infertility caused due to PID be cured ?
If PID is not treated, scar tissue can block the fallopian tubes. As a result of PID, approximately 100,000 women begin infertility treatments annually. However, even though getting pregnant can be more challenging for women with PID, having a child is not impossible.

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