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Can Pelvic Infection Go Away On Its Own & What Are Its Natural Remedies?

In some instances, pelvic inflammatory diseases are asymptomatic and resolve spontaneously without requiring a need for medical treatment. 1,2

Pelvic infection is a serious complication of sexually transmitted diseases caused by bacteria, garlic has very strong antibiotic and antibacterial properties that will destroy harmful bacteria caused by pelvic infection.3

Several herbs and acupuncture points are predominantly helpful in the treatment of pelvic infectious disorder.4

Can Pelvic Infection Go Away On Its Own?

Can Pelvic Infection Go Away On Its Own?

Your healthcare provider suspects pelvic infection based on the finding of your physical examination followed by a series of tests (microscopy, Bacterial culture of vaginal secretions, laparoscopy, endometrial biopsy, and transvaginal ultrasound) to determine whether or not they are conditions other than pelvic infection.

Not all cases of pelvic infection lead to acute symptoms, some cases resolve on their own spontaneously without requiring a need for medical treatment. This depends on the body’s immune system, but such cases have a high risk of recurrent episodes. Some female experiences a minimal or no symptoms and won’t even realize they had pelvic infections. This makes pelvic infection a stimulating disorder to diagnose.

However, when they develop symptoms, immediate medical assistance should be sought for early diagnosis and treatment. Conditions when diagnosed early get resolved quickly. Statistics show that 88-100% of cases resolve when treated with antibiotics in the early stages.

Delayed treatment leads to a lot of complications with a more than two-fold increased risk of decreased fertility.1,2

What Are The Natural Remedies For Pelvic Infection?

Pelvic infection can instigate a wound on the fallopian pipes and may root childlessness if not treated in time. Antibiotics are the most recommended procedure for treatment; however, home remedies are used in conjunction to help faster recovery. Several herbs contain powerful blood cleansers, immunity, and energy boosters to clear a wide range of bacterial infections.

Garlic – Having strong antibiotic and antibacterial properties, they are an excellent source of antioxidants that helps to regulate good vaginal bacteria and destroy harmful bacteria caused by pelvic infection.

Turmeric– Turmeric and curcumin possess a broad range of pharmacological properties that have strong antibacterial effects and reduce the growth of many disease-causing bacteria.3

Slitz Bath– Your healthcare provider might suggest one if you have vaginal, vulvar, and rectal irritation. Naturopaths recommend varying water temperatures for sitz baths for painful menstrual cramps and pelvic infection. They can help to reduce the pain, discomfort, or irritation caused by bacteria.

Pelvic Massage– Internal trigger point massage of the pelvic floor increases the circulation of blood and nutrients into the organs of the pelvis and helps in treating pelvic inflammatory disease.

Acupuncture– This is an effective complement to pharmacological therapy that helps in treating pelvic floor pain. A new study shows that acupuncture needles help calm pelvic muscles and can regulate the levels of inflammatory markers in patients with acute pelvic inflammatory disease.4

However, do stay advised that you must first go and see your doctor before undergoing any of these or other things.

Pelvic infection denotes inflammation of the uterus of the upper genital tract when contagions are transferred from the vagina or internal genitals through the neck of the cervix/anus. The most common inflammation that causes the pelvic infection is chlamydia and gonorrhea.

Statistics suggest one in 10 women will have at least one episode of pelvic infection. Most cases of pelvic infection are caused due to unprotected sex or when STI is left untreated. Pelvic infection are recurrent infections and women who had in the past have an increased risk of getting recurrent episodes


  1. “Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Information: MyVMC.” HealthEngine Blog, 10 Dec. 2005, healthengine.com.au/info/pelvic-inflammatory-disease-pid
  2. “Patient Education.” Fairview Can PID Go Away on Its Own?, www.fairview.org/sitecore/content/Fairview/Home/Patient-Education
  3. “Home Remedies to Help with Pelvic Inflammatory Disease. Pelvic Inflammatory Disease and Herbal Medicine” DocCheck, DocCheck Community GmbH, 23 Nov. 2017, www.doccheck.com/en/detail/articles/14065-home-remedies-to-help-with-pelvic-inflammatory-disease
  4. “St. Luke’s COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic.” Pelvic Inflammatory Disease | Complementary and Alternative Medicine | St. Luke’s Hospital, www.stlukes-stl.com/health-content/medicine/33/000124.htm
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Last Modified On:August 25, 2022

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