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Doctor insights on: Causes Of Inflamed Cervix

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What causes inflammation of vaginal tissue or cervix?

What causes inflammation of vaginal tissue or cervix?

Many causes...: Infections, cancers, trauma, autoimmune diseases such as lichen sclerosis, gonadal/sex hormone disorders etc...I would say that infections lead the pack here--vaginitis/vaginosis, candidiasis, and std are most common. If you are experiencing symptoms, consult doc for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Cervicitis (Definition)

A condition in which a woman experiences inflamation of the cervix, the narrow lower end of the uterus that ...Read more


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What are the causes of a tilted cervix?

What are the causes of a tilted cervix?

Depends .: A tilted cervix could just be a normal anatomical variant. Sometimes it can also be associated with endometriosis. It can also be related to the presence if large fibroids. ...Read more

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What causes an inflamed cervix (causes, seriousness, etc)?

What causes an inflamed cervix (causes, seriousness, etc)?

Several things: An infection is the most common cause of cervicitis. This can be bacterial, fungal, or viral (the latter less likely). Inflammation can also be seen as a result of trauma, friction or perhaps even things like rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, or endometritis. A culture or pap smear may help identify the cause. ...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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What causes dysplasia of cervix?

What causes dysplasia of cervix?

Human Papillomavirus: The most common cause of dysplasia of the uterine cervix is human papillomavirus (hpv). There are several hundred types, but 6, 11, 16, 18, 32, and 33 are the most common. It is a pre-cursor to the development of cancer. However, with cervical cytology (pap smears), people with low grade dysplasia (lgsil) rarely progress, while patients with hgsil will have excision (cone biopsy). ...Read more

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What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

What are the causes of enlarged uterus?

Multiple things: An enlarged uterus can be caused by pregnancy, fibroids (benign muscular tumors of the uterus) or by adenomyosis which is where tissue from the lining of the uterus grows into the muscle wall causing it to enlarge, become "boggy", tender and may bleed more heavily. There is also a rare cancer, leiomyosarcoma, that can cause rapid enlargement of the uterus. ...Read more

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Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

Could removal of endometrial polyp cause piercing of the uterus and hence infertility?

It's possible: But not at all likely. Even if your uterus was perforated by hysteroscopy, it wouldn't usually lead to infertility (as long as it was managed.). ...Read more

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Inflamed cervix and frequent urination causes?

Inflamed cervix and frequent urination causes?

Infection: Both issues you mentioned are associated with infections. It would be prudent to see your doctor for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What are the causes of inflamed abdominal lymph nodes?

What are the causes of inflamed abdominal lymph nodes?

Monitoring Centers: The lymphatic system absorbs and carries things too big to go into the arteries and veins like bacteria eaten by white cells and digested food. A lymph node "tastes" the lymph to see if anything bad is there like bacteria, viruses, cancers, etc. When it detects a problem, it alerts the immune system and enlarges in response to the inflammation they create when they react. You can feel them then. ...Read more

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What causes "inflammation" of the duodenum?

What causes "inflammation" of the duodenum?

Many things: A bacterial infection could cause this (helicobacter). Excessive acid production can cause this. Medications (aspirin, ibuprofen) can cause this. Stress can cause this. There are many other causes. Acid peptic disease is the more common cause along with the h. Pylori infection. Treatment is available. Rarely now is surgery needed. Diagnostics are readily available. See a GI doctor. ...Read more

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What are the chances bacterial vaginosis causes cervicitis and causes cervical cancer?

What are the chances bacterial vaginosis causes cervicitis and causes cervical cancer?

Low and zero: Cervicitis is often unexplained but folks have looked at the various risk factors and bacterial vaginosis isn't up there, so i doubt it. To cause cancer, something has to actually get into the genes or greatly accelerate turnover and "bv" just isn't going to do this, statistical link or no. Stop worrying. Cervicitis we can treat; cervical cancer we can prevent / treat with due vigilance. ...Read more

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Can inflammation in the skin of genital cause sore look like "aphthous" ?Or inflammation injury?

Can inflammation in the skin of genital cause sore look like "aphthous" ?Or inflammation injury?

Yes: Sores that look like "apthous" in the genital area may be caused by viruses or bacteria, whhich can be sexually transmitted. I advise you to see your physician to be examined. ...Read more

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What causes the swollen of the urethra?

What causes the swollen of the urethra?

Infection, trauma or: Inflammation. Infection ; inflammation can be from a urinary infection affecting the urethra or an std. Trauma can be from instrumentation, self or medical or from a straddle injury or pelvic fracture or vigorous sex. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more