Pelvic Inflammatory Disease - Exams and Tests
Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) is diagnosed by the combination of your medical history, your symptoms,
a physical exam, and lab test results.
Your doctor may ask you a number of questions, such as what your symptoms are, what method of birth control you use, and whether you or your partner engage in high-risk sexual behaviors.
Your exam for PID will include a
You will also be tested for
Yearly chlamydia testing for young,
sexually active women is thought to reduce the number of cases of
PID. This screening is recommended by experts.