What are the symptoms of gonorrhea that has progressed to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)?

Updated: Sep 07, 2018
  • Author: Brian Wong, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Answer

If the infection progresses to pelvic inflammatory disease (PID), symptoms may include the following:

  • Lower abdominal pain: Most consistent symptom of PID

  • Increased vaginal discharge or mucopurulent urethral discharge

  • Dysuria: Usually without urgency or frequency

  • Cervical motion tenderness

  • Adnexal tenderness (usually bilateral) or adnexal mass

  • Intermenstrual bleeding

  • Fever, chills, nausea, and vomiting (less common)


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