A 21-year-old female asked:
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have ascus pap and hpv low risk and currently have cervicitis after using the today sponge, is it from irritation of spermicide or hpv?

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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.
Answered on Mar 9, 2015

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