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may a woman get cervicitis from a partner that has genital herpes?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes: Infectious causes of cervicitis (infection or inflammation of the cervix, which is at the end of inside end of the vagina) are usually due to chlamydia, gonorrhea, genital herpes, genital hpv (human papilloma virus), and trichomonas. There is no cure for herpes, but anti-viral medication can treat it or prevent it from recurring.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology 43 years experience
Yes: Yes it could happen.

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Last updated Jun 16, 2013

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