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causes of chronic cervicitis

A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: The two may coexist. Nabothian cysts are harmless. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001514.htm.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: Chronic cervicitis is an inflammation that can obstruct the cervix, blocking sperm. It can be treated with antibiotics. Insemination is often useful ... Read More
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Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Depends on what caused the chronic cervicitis. Often this is caused by an infection. Long term or under-treated bacterial cervicitis is associated w ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: It has nothing to do with that, cervicitis can be caused by an infection or chronic irritation, your doc can do a colposcopy and biopsy to confirm the ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
25 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No definite rule: Chronic cervicitis usually has noninfectious cause such as mechanical (eg trauma from surgery or from objects such as tampon, diaphragm, pessary, iud) ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Azen Jukic
27 years experience Pathology
Not clear: Which smear test ? Pap smear ? When you say bacteriological, what do you mean ? Were the cultures taken ? In any event, this could all be due to the v ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Cevicitis: That depends upon the cause. Many cases are due to sexually transmitted infections. Non-infectious causes can include intrauterine devices, contracept ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Not necessarily: What were your pap and hpv results? Continue to have regular pap testing. Neither squamous metaplasia nor chronic cervicitis in themselves have imme ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Mandel
39 years experience General Practice
Follow-up: Rapid rate of metaplastic change within the transformation zone is a significant risk factor for the development of low grade squamous intraepithelial ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sewa Legha
49 years experience Medical Oncology
Your gynecologist ca: Seek help from your gynecologist. Chronic cervicitis is self limiting, so no immediate treatment is needed. Just get your pap smear done once yearly a ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No cancer: The findings are non-specific and not diagnostic of a defined entity. Do follow your doctor's advice for follow-up tests. For good health - Have a die ... Read More

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