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cervicitis

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Treat cause/depends.: It is very hard to say if this is cured, especially with the major causes of gonorrhea and chlamydia. If these are the causes, treatment is with the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carolyn Thompson
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Testing: Cervicitis may be detected by culture or biopsy of the cervix.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Cervicitis can be acute or chronic, it can be due to infection by virus, fungus, bacteria, or nonspecific. The treatment will depend on the cause of ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christine Hom
29 years experience Pediatrics
Physical exam: Pelvic exam is needed.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
May be none: There may be no symptoms to discharge, spotting, bleeding after sex etc. You may consult this site for more info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-c ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Inflammation: Cervicitis simply means inflammation of the cervix. This could be from yeast or from an std (bacterial or viral). It would take cultures and/or a bi ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Discharge, spotting: Many cases of cervicitis cause no symptoms at all. When symptoms are present, the most common is increased vaginal discharge, and sometimes blood spot ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ray Tidman
37 years experience Family Medicine
Depends on cause: More important , you also may have been exposed to other pathogens, which can be devastating. It you do not have access to primary care or an urologis ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: It's very common and generally a non-problem. We report it as a finding in case the lady has symptoms or may be having trouble becoming a mother.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Multiple things: Multiple sex partners, unclean dildoes, repeated vaginal infections, and poor vulvar hygiene all make cervicitis more likely.

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