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Pain on left pelvic bone, inflamed, small lump tender to touch, pain sometimes travels to belly button and inner left thigh? 18yo female

Pain on left pelvic bone, inflamed, small lump tender to touch, pain sometimes travels to belly button and inner left thigh? 18yo female

Be seen: I cannot determine from your question if it this could be an inflmamed lymph node or something else. Best thing is to be seen... ...Read more

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How can a virgin get pelvic inflammatory diseas?

How can a virgin get  pelvic inflammatory diseas?

Misdiagnosis: If no sexual contact has occurred, then it must be an instance of wrong diagnosis. Did the doctor give a satisfactory explanation? If not, ask for clarification or seek a second opinion. ...Read more

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How is pelvic inflammatory disease dx?

How is pelvic inflammatory disease dx?

Sometimes difficult: PID is sometimes obvious but sometimes not. Diagnosis usually requires -Oral temperature >101° F (>38.3°C) -Abnormal cervical or vaginal discharge -Many white blood cells in vaginal secretions -Elevated erythrocyte sedimentation rate -Elevated C-reactive protein Pelvic pain and confirmed pathogenic bacteria in the genital tract are often considered PID as well. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a pelvic inflammatory disease?

What are the signs of a pelvic inflammatory disease?

PID: The signs are a tender lower abdomen and elicited abdominal pain on pelvic exam (manual vaginal exam). Symptoms include lower abdominal pain, vaginal discharge, fever, nausea, loss of appetite. ...Read more

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Who causes pelvic inflammatory disease?

Who causes pelvic inflammatory disease?

Good question!: Pid is caused when one person who is infected with a sexualy transittted infection has sex with someone who does not have the infection and shares the infection. Safe sex is always good advice. Insist on using a condom, even if you are using other forms of birth control. ...Read more

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What is pelvic inflammatory disease or pid?

What is pelvic inflammatory disease or pid?

Usually an Infection: Pid, or pelvic inflammatory disease is usually caused by an infection. Left untreated, the infection can cause permanent damage. If treated early and correctly, then infertility is much less likely. ...Read more

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How is pelvic inflammatory disease diagnosed?

How is pelvic inflammatory disease diagnosed?

By many things: Sexual activity per se, types of activity, drug use, etc. After a good and honest discussion, a gyn exam and blood tests are then appropriately directed. ...Read more