Gynaecological DisordersPelvic Infections
An infection of the female reproductive organs.
Spreads by sexual contact
Treatable by a medical professional
Short-term: resolves within days to weeks
Requires a medical diagnosis
Lab tests or imaging often required
It usually occurs when sexually transmitted bacteria spread from the vagina to the womb (uterus), fallopian tubes or ovaries.
Common symptoms include pelvic pain and fever. There may be vaginal discharge.
Treatment includes antibiotics.