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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Cervical Infection (Overview)

Cervicitis is swelling (inflammation) of the end of the uterus (cervix).


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What are the symptoms of a cervical infection?

What are the symptoms of a cervical infection?

Discharge: Discharge itching pain with sex bleeding after sex odor possible pelvic pain. ...Read more

Dr. Milroy Samuel
24 doctors shared insights

Cervical Infection (Overview)

Cervicitis is swelling (inflammation) of the end of the uterus (cervix).


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What are the tests for cervical infection?

What are the tests for cervical infection?

Multiple: Check discharge for trichomonas, bacteria yeast many times with a microscope tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia can be done. ...Read more

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Treating an Ear Infection (Checklist)

Look for other sources of ear pain besides infection
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Ask doc if TMJ (spasm of muscles to jaw joint) is causing ear pain
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Know that middle ear fluid isn't necessarily infection
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Look for ear pain and ear drainage -- both signs of infection
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How far into the vagina is the cervix and how do you know if you have a cervical infection?

About six inches: Actually, vaginal length varies a bit, but average is about six inches. The symptom of a cervical infection would be an abnormal discharge. Infections in that area tend to include the whole of the vaginal lining. ...Read more

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Can your yeast infection move up to become a cervical infection if not treated?

Can your yeast infection move up to become a cervical infection if not treated?

No: A yeast infection is an infection of the vagina and the opening of the vagina. It will not cause an infection in the cervix or uterus. The over the counter meds to treat yeast and pretty effective. Yeast grows due to sugar, so if you have yeast stop all sugar, carbs, fruit, pop, alcohol. ...Read more

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Treating Clostridium Difficile Infection (Checklist)

Know it's a common complication of taking antibiotics
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Minimize use of broad spectrum antibiotics & stay out of hospitals
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Use probiotics to outcompete the clostridium difficile bacteria
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What is the treatment for cervical infection?

What is the treatment for cervical infection?

Antibiotics: Depending on the infection antibiotics are used of various types. ...Read more

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Can cervical infection be cured just by medicine?

Yes: Most bacterial cervical infections can be cured with antibiotics. You have to know which one so the right medication can be used. ...Read more

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Treating a Bladder Infection (Checklist)

Ask your doctor about taking an antibiotic or a urine test
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Drink plenty of fluids to help dilute the urine and flush the bladder
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Avoid irritating fluids and food: caffeine, citrus, alcohol, spicy
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Take an over-the-counter analgesic for pain and to soothe bladder
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Should it be given antibiotic to prevent infection after cervical polyps removal?

Should it be given antibiotic to prevent infection after cervical polyps removal?

Not necessarily: If the polyp is on the external surface of the cervix there is little risk of infection. Your doctor may ask you to avoid intercourse or putting anything into your vagina. If the cervix must be dilated, a physician my be concerned about infection and choose to use an antibiotic. But it isn't absolutely necessary either way. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more