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Is there a test to find out if I have pid?
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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
Obstetrics & Gynecology
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In brief: Yes
Usually a pelvic exam and a cervical culture provides the answer. Other sources of pelvic pain can be misinterpreted as pid, and frequently are in the emergency department.
A positive culture is definitive; an exam alone always includes an element of opinion.

In brief: Yes
Usually a pelvic exam and a cervical culture provides the answer. Other sources of pelvic pain can be misinterpreted as pid, and frequently are in the emergency department.
A positive culture is definitive; an exam alone always includes an element of opinion.
Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
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