LaparoscopyLaparoscopy. The doctor inserts a lighted
viewing instrument into the belly to look for signs of infection and scar
CT scanCT scan. These tests are used in rare cases if symptoms aren't improving with treatment or an ultrasound has shown
a possible growth or abscess that needs to be further evaluated.
Yearly chlamydia testing for young,
sexually active women is thought to reduce the number of cases of
PID. This screening is recommended by experts.
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