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chronic cervicitis hpv

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Very unlikely: It usually takes 5-30 years for such changes to progress to cancer. Regular medical follow-up catches these before they become dangerous, so if you f ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: If you have these changes now you have likely had the HPV strain in your system for 5-10 yrs. That is when the clock starts on possible conversion. Yo ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Related: It is likely that your hpv16 infection is driving your cervical intraepithelial neoplasia. It's not helpful to worry about how you met the virus and i ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Chronic cervicitis: Is very common, has nothing to do with monogamy the CIN 2 and the hpv 16 is the worrisome issue so hopefully that is gone and will not recur, in yo ... Read More
Dr. Mark Doherty
38 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Separate: "cervicitis" diagnosed only upon microscopic exam is usually a normal state. It was named long ago when it was thought to be abnormal. Nowadays, we kn ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Angela Walker
41 years experience Addiction Medicine
Acute and Chronic: Most causes of cervicitis include sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis. Hpv also puts you at risk for cervici ... Read More
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Dr. Amy Deeken
19 years experience Pathology
Maybe...: Cervicitis is commonly seen in association with hpv infection. However, in the setting of previous biopsy before the leep, it is uncertain because th ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
No, unless HPV is: Treated & eradicated. Certain strains of hpv are closely linked with cervical cancer. As long as the hpv is present, cervicitis may continue, dysplasi ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Repeat PAPs: Follow your doctor's advice for repeat pap testing. It is important to do that to catch a potential worsening of the lesion.
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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 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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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 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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