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16 Jan 2006

CT Scan
Hi Doc

Can a CT scan show better results than the ultrasound & Sonar?

I have been suffering from a pelvic pain for a year now, the pain is only experienced during sex, its on my right side. Its so excrutiating that i have to stop during sex & it will usually go away after 2 full weeks. The pain is not on the entrance but only on my right side, after that time i will also feel some swelling inside. And i struggle to walk properly.

My Gynae has tried everything but cannot find anything wrong, i also went for a laporoscopy there was nothing, but i think its because that time the pain was long gone & i wasn't haing sex for atleast a month before the laporoscopy.

The Gynae says maybe is not a gynaecological problem, but i disagree because the pain only comes during sex, sometimes when i'm ovulating.

So i am thinking of going for a CT scan at some clinic called Scan for Life. Can u also tell me were i can get info on tube infections.
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GynaeDoc
gynaedoc

01 Jan 0001

If a scan and laparoscopy showed nothing, I agree that it is unlikely to be a gynae problem. Remember that other organs can also be pressed on at the time of sex. If you do a Google search, you should get information on tubal infections. I am not sure that a CT scan would be helpful. The next step might be to see a surgeon/gastroenterologist.

Best wishes
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