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I have had PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) in the past about 5 yrs ago and my husband and I have been trying to concieve but haven't been getting any luck, do you think I'm not getting PG because of having PID in the past? Do I still have a chance of becoming PG? Did PID cause me to become infertile? I'v also been having brown spotting at least every day for the past 2 months and I dont know what it could be from, I'v tooken a pap smear and a pelvic exam but the results came back fine. For the past 2 yrs my periods would come regularly but they would be brown instead of red and then for the last 2 months I have been spotting brown every day, what do you thinks going on? Please Help!
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did you recently stop taking birth control so that you could become pregnant? i don't think that the pid made you infertile unless it was a vary severe case that went untreated. that's when you end up with scaring which makes it harder to conceive.
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I agree with danyaile.  if you had a very severe case of PID it could cause scar tissue that could be blocking your fallopian tubes.   I would ask the doctor about getting a HSG, which mean they will try to shoot dye through your tube to see if their is any blockage.  
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Just to let you know I had a very bad case when I was young. They said I would never be able to have kids. Well guess what happened..... yes I am. I was not even trying and was on birth control (and penicillin). I am stiil high risk because of the PID when I was younger but just keep trying! Good luck.
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Thanks guys so much for your advise and comments. About your question on the Pill, well no I did not recently get off the Pill, I actually gotten off the Pill about 2 yrs ago so I dont think its from that. I only had PID for a very short while, I gotten it treated right away but I should probably still get that HSG done huh, I'm guna ask my doctor about that. Thanks so much for bringing that up cause I never even heard of that. So what do u think my brown spotting is coming from?  
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