A 30-year-old member asked:
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what sort of disease is cervicitis?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
30 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 biopsy to know which.
Answered on Oct 18, 2016
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Dr. Lester Thompson
33 years experience Pathology
Inflamed cervix: An inflammation or infection or irritation of the uterine cervix. Post coital irritation can cause bleeding; it may be caused by a venereal disease, or even a misplaced tampon.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
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