Coitus during menses. Its effect on endometriosis and pelvic inflammatory disease.

@article{Filer1989CoitusDM,
  title={Coitus during menses. Its effect on endometriosis and pelvic inflammatory disease.},
  author={R B Filer and Chung H. Wu},
  journal={The Journal of reproductive medicine},
  year={1989},
  volume={34 11},
  pages={887-90}
}
Four hundred ninety-eight consecutive new female patients in a private obstetrics-gynecology practice were asked about their coital habits during menses (SxMs/F = frequent, SxMs/O = occasional, SxMs/N = never) and history of pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Endometriosis and tubal infertility factor were diagnosed on laparoscopy or laparotomy. The frequency of endometriosis was higher (P less than .05) in patients with coitus during menses (SxMs/F + O) (17.5%) than in the SxMs/N group (10.9… CONTINUE READING