PID at a Glance
- PID stands for pelvic inflammatory disease
- Common and serious complication of some sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)
- Often, there are no symptoms
- Condoms reduce your risk
STDs are very common. And sometimes, STDs can have serious complications, like pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Learning more about PID is an important step in learning how to protect yourself.
Here are some of the most common questions we hear women ask about PID. We hope you find the answers helpful, whether you think you may have PID, have been diagnosed with it, or are just curious about it.