A 25-year-old female asked:
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got colposcopy/biopsy done. its lsil with cervicitis (n72). i have hpv and no stds, does cervicitis mean herpes infection? or just present inflammation on the cervix?

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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 inflammation without pointing to a specific cause.
Answered on May 27, 2020

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