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Doctor insights on: Cervical Infection During Pregnancy

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I was recently treated for a cervical infection, I'm not sure it fully went away because it still burns a little and I have vaginal itching. Any help?

I was recently treated for a cervical infection, I'm not sure it fully went away because it still burns a little and I have vaginal itching. Any help?

Infection: More information needed to properly address your concern. There are several different types of cervical infections. Some are more serious than others. What type of infection were you treated for? with what medication and and for how many day? ...Read more

Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...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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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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I had a cervical infection and treated with doxycycl hyc 14 days but I still have burning and now itching with little things sticking out on my vagina?

I had a cervical infection and treated with doxycycl hyc 14 days but I still have burning and now itching with little things sticking out on my vagina?

Yeast infection?: Doxycycline (Doxycyl®) can trigger yeast infections by suppressing normal bacteria and allowing yeast to grow and your symptoms are typical (except I don't know about the "little things sticking out"). See the doctor who prescribed the treatment. I hope you also were checked for STDs, especially gonorrhea and chlamydia, the main causes of cervicitis or "cervical infection". ...Read more

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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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What are the symptoms of a cervical infection?

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

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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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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

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