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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Chronic Cervicitis

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Can infertility be caused by chronic cervicitis?

Can infertility be caused by chronic cervicitis?

Yes: Chronic cervicitis is an inflammation that can obstruct the cervix, blocking sperm. It can be treated with antibiotics. Insemination is often useful to bypass the obstruction. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Scholand
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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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Is nabothian cyst the cause of chronic cervicitis?

Is nabothian cyst the cause of chronic cervicitis?

No: The two may coexist. Nabothian cysts are harmless. See this site for more info. http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/001514.htm. ...Read more

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Can hormonal imbalance cause chronic cervicitis? Thanks.

Can hormonal imbalance cause chronic cervicitis? Thanks.

No: It has nothing to do with that, cervicitis can be caused by an infection or chronic irritation, your doc can do a colposcopy and biopsy to confirm the diagnosis and there are various treatment options if necessary, please see your gyn. ...Read more

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How to follow up a case of chronic cervicitis?

How to follow up a case of chronic cervicitis?

No definite rule: Chronic cervicitis usually has noninfectious cause such as mechanical (eg trauma from surgery or from objects such as tampon, diaphragm, pessary, iud) or chemical irritation (eg douches, latex 'from condoms', vaginal creams/gels). Removing the inciting agent is usually the treatment. If it is asymptomatic and is found on biopsy or pap no treatment is necessary. Freezing (Cryotherapy) may help. ...Read more

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Smear test was ok, bacteriological one too, i sill have chronic cervicitis. What could be causing it?

Not clear: Which smear test ? Pap smear ? When you say bacteriological, what do you mean ? Were the cultures taken ? In any event, this could all be due to the virus, or chlamydia, which are not going to show in cultures. ...Read more

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What is the treatment of chronic cervicitis?

Cevicitis: That depends upon the cause. Many cases are due to sexually transmitted infections. Non-infectious causes can include intrauterine devices, contraceptive diaphragms, and allergic reactions to spermicides or latex condoms. Many of the std ones are due to hpv. This needs full discussion after careful assessment by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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I have an reactive squamous metaplasia and chronic cervicitis. Bad?

I have an reactive squamous metaplasia and chronic cervicitis. Bad?

Not necessarily: What were your pap and hpv results? Continue to have regular pap testing. Neither squamous metaplasia nor chronic cervicitis in themselves have immediate serious consequences. ...Read more

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Sir, please give me the better treatment for chronic cervicitis with squamous metaplasia.

Your gynecologist ca: Seek help from your gynecologist. Chronic cervicitis is self limiting, so no immediate treatment is needed. Just get your pap smear done once yearly and as long as it does not have any abnormal cells in cytology, nothing to worry about for the time being. ...Read more

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Please define: Benign ectocervical and endocervical mucosa with previous biopsy site reaction, associated chronic cervicitis and reactive change.

Please define: Benign ectocervical and endocervical mucosa with previous biopsy site reaction, associated chronic cervicitis and reactive change.

No cancer: The findings are non-specific and not diagnostic of a defined entity. Do follow your doctor's advice for follow-up tests. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Drink enough water daily, so that your urine is mostly colorless. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What does a hypertrophied, hypervascular and friable cervix indicate? Can it be chronic cervicitis?

Cervicitis: Yes this can be chronic and may well be caused by hpv. Discuss this and the possible consequences with your gynecologist and consider getting the vaccine. ...Read more