Salpingitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

0 2 January 2024
Salpingitis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Salpingitis is a medical term for inflammation of the fallopian tubes, which connect the ovaries to the uterus in the female reproductive system. It often starts with lower abdominal pain that worsens with ovulation or menstruation, accompanied by cramping and pelvic pain. In some cases, the pain is also accompanied by fever, tiredness, painful urination, and vaginal discharge. “Surprisingly, Salpingitis can be a silent threat with no symptoms in a few cases. This is dangerous because stealthily, this condition may damage the uterus and fallopian tubes, leading to infertility and pregnancy problems,” says the best female gynaecologist in Mumbai, Dr. Neelima Mantri.

Salpingitis – Can Be Silent & More Prone in Younger Women:

Unlike other gynaecological conditions, Salpingitis is more common among younger women, who are often unaware of this situation. Also, unlike other inflammation conditions, Salpingitis can have non-sexual causes, like surgery, bacteria during childbirth, and IUD insertion. When not treated early, Salpingitis can cause adhesions, scars, and even block fallopian tubes, hindering egg development and leading to fertility problems. In this blog with

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