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What is acute cervicitis and squamous metaplasia my colposcope came back no dysplasia and no malignancy. ?

What is acute cervicitis and squamous metaplasia my colposcope came back no dysplasia and no malignancy. ?

Inflammation: Cervicitis is an inflammation of the cervix - the lower part of the uterus that extends about one inch into the vaginal canal. Squamous metaplasia ( replacement of usual epithelium by benign defferent type of epithelium) - benign changes in response to inflammation or irritation. Treatment- antibiotics. ...Read more

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Cervicitis (Definition)

Inflammation, whether chronic, acute or mixed of the cervix uteri. These can be from non specific causes (as benign as recent inter course or bacterial vaginosis) as well as from more concerning mechanisms such as sexually transmitted ...Read more


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Doctor, greetings! what are the possible treatment on: a) acute cervicitis with squamous methaplasia. B) benign endocervical glands?

Doctor, greetings! what are the possible treatment on:  a) acute cervicitis  with squamous methaplasia. B) benign endocervical glands?

See an OB/GYN: If you have these conditions you are already being seen by a gynecologist. Why do you not ask them to discuss these with you in depth. The cervical squamous metaplasia can be secondary to treatable infection, but because it can also be precancerous it may need more of a surgical approach, but this can only be determined by the person seeing and examining you. ...Read more

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Results show CIN 2 related to type 16 HPV (treated with leap). Results also show acute chronic cervicitis. Doctor did not bring up. Is this a result of cin/hpv, or likely separate? Monogynous for 4yr

Chronic cervicitis: Is very common, has nothing to do with monogamy the cin 2 and the hpv 16 is the worrisome issue so hopefully that is gone and will not recur, in your case the cervicitis is also gone and should be a non isssue. ...Read more

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My fiancé who had CIN 2 as a result of "high" risk hpv. She had biopsy and eventually the leap procedure. Results alsoindicated acute chronic cervicitis. Is the cervicitis due to the HPV or separate?

Acute and Chronic: Most causes of cervicitis include sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis. Hpv also puts you at risk for cervicitis. There is an increased risk of chronic cervicitis with multiple sex patners or with a past history of stds. Cervicitis may be due to injury or irritation from chemicals found in douches or allergies to spermicides or latex found in condoms. ...Read more

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How can I treat cervicitis?

How can I treat cervicitis?

Depends: Cervicitis can be acute or chronic, it can be due to infection by virus, fungus, bacteria, or nonspecific. The treatment will depend on the cause of the cervicitis. You need to have a gyn evaluation to guide the treatment. ...Read more

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I would like notes or content regarding cervicitis?

I would like notes or content regarding cervicitis?

Don't understand: Please re-ask and be more specific about what you would like to know. For an in-depth discussion consider discussing with your medical provider or asking a provider on Healthtap Prime or Concierge. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cervicitis?

What is the definition or description of: cervicitis?

Cervicitis: Inflammation, whether chronic, acute or mixed of the cervix uteri. These can be from non specific causes (as benign as recent inter course or bacterial vaginosis) as well as from more concerning mechanisms such as sexually transmitted infection (eg, chlamydia, etc). ...Read more

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Will cervicitis kill me?

Not likely: It cannot kill you but can make your life miserable. There is a possibility that the infection will progress to tuboovarian abscess then sepsis with very high mortality rate. So the best thing to do is get it treated asap. Please see your ob/gyn if you have any gyn problems. ...Read more

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Does cervicitis makes you sterile?

Not per se: Cervicitis may be a contributory factor but is unlikely to cause sterility by itself. It is treatable and should be treated. ...Read more