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Doctor insights on: Cervicitis Pregnancy

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Dr. James Krick
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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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How is cervicitis diagnosed ?

How is cervicitis diagnosed ?

Exam/tests: Cervicitis is diagnosed by physical exam to see if the cervix appears inflamed and by obtaining cultures from the discharge present. Cervicitis can be caused by the STDs Chlamydia and Gonorrhea or can be "polymicrobial" meaning caused by several different bacteria. Please see your doctor for exam, diagnosis, and treatment. ...Read more

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What sort of disease is cervicitis?

What sort of disease is cervicitis?

Inflammation: Cervicitis simply means inflammation of the cervix. This could be from yeast or from an std (bacterial or viral). It would take cultures and/or a biopsy to know which. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of cervicitis?

Discharge, spotting: Many cases of cervicitis cause no symptoms at all. When symptoms are present, the most common is increased vaginal discharge, and sometimes blood spotting, especially after sex. When caused by STDs like gonorrhea and chlamydia, there may be pain or discomfort on urination as well. ...Read more

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If you have cervicitis would you be really sick?

No: It's very common and generally a non-problem. We report it as a finding in case the lady has symptoms or may be having trouble becoming a mother. ...Read more

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With cervicitis what else should I be looking for?

With cervicitis what else should I be looking for?

Depends: You may feel cramping or vague pain in your lower belly; or notice a funny vaginal discharge, painful peeing or bleeding between periods. You may not have any symptoms at all because sometimes women don't have any signs. This is why we screen sexually active young women 25 years old and younger. ...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

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How to treat cervicitis from sex toys?

How to treat cervicitis from sex toys?

Cervicitis: It is caused by chlamydia and gonorrhea in 50-60% cases. Herpes is less common etiology. Need to see your physician, get appropriate testing done to find the cause. ...Read more

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Cervicitis diagnosed at my gyn visit. Wth?

Cervicitis diagnosed at my gyn visit. Wth?

Depends: Usually, cervicitis...Inflammation of the cervix, has an easily detectable cause, such as bacterila vaginosis, yeast infections, gonorrhea, trichomonas, etc. If not, it can be cultured. Exam is almost always needed, unless you want to try treating a guess. ...Read more

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Do surgical abortion can cause cervicitis?

Do surgical abortion can cause cervicitis?

Not exactly: Surgical abortion although safe, may have side effects among which are cervical tears. Infection usually occurs in the uterus because of retained fragments or contamination. See . ...Read more

Dr. Sheila Smith
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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