United Arab Emirates
A 36-year-old female asked:

Does ct scan, ultrasound rule out pid? they said that left ovary is bulky, it was ovulation time and had many clear cysts in it.

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Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
Hospital-based practice 23 years experience
Symptom (Sx) constel: No test, CERTAINLY not radiology test, is absolute. There r false positives & negatives w/ any test, including CT scans & US. PID usually has symptoms that r seen on clinical exam- fevers, cervical motion tenderness (pelvic exam)- & a micro exam of vaginal fluid usually shows whitish discharge, possib bacteria in culture. The diagnosis of PID is based on a constellation of Sx, not a single test.
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