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does hpv cause cervicitis

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: Both of those conditions are caused by Human Papilloma Virus which is sexually transmitted. Spread can be reduced by the use of condoms. Additionally ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Cervicitis can be treated with a extended regimen of doxycycline... Did your doctor try that? Refractory yeast some times responds to a regimen of di ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: A pap smear detects the presence of cellular changes indicating either precancerous or cancerous tissue on the cervix. These cancers can be predispos ... Read More
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Some abnormal paps (ascus) can be due to a lot of things (pregnancy, infection). Others are due to hpv. When you go back, ask your doctor if you were ... Read More
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Dr. Joseph Woods
27 years experience Pathology
Not sure, check out.: If a pap is abnormal, more tests, like colposcopy are done. They put 3% Acetic Acid on the cervix and lesions are seen as white patches. If there is ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Words: Cervix = an organ ; itis= an ending placed on words like an organ system to indicate inflammation. The word cervicitis just means it has evidence of i ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
ASCUS: Atypical squamous cells of unknown significance. Nope. That is not what ascus is. But, you should not have to wonder. There is the hpv hybrid test wi ... Read More
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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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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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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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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Christopher Bibb
19 years experience Pathology
Follow up with GYN: Please follow-up with your Gynecologist. Either scenario is possible, but your Gynecologist should be able to tell the difference.
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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