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How long after taking doxycycline can cervicitis symptoms persist?

How long after taking doxycycline can cervicitis symptoms persist?

Varies: The symptoms may not be entirely due to the active infection but can also come from the damage incurred during the infection. A test of cure is important if the symptoms persist. ...Read more

Dr. Patricia Foster
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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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What are the symptoms of cervicitis?

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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About how long does it take for symptoms of cervicitis to improve? On doxycycline and am on day 3. Not much improvement thus far. Cramps still persist

About how long does it take for symptoms of cervicitis to improve? On doxycycline and am on day 3. Not much improvement thus far. Cramps still persist

Did u get a shot too: Usually there is an injection called Rocephin (ceftriaxone) but if nomimprovementnyou need to be seen.. We usually see people at 48 hours after treatmentnif pain is involved. Good luck, but i would get seen. ...Read more

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By my symptoms I have cervicitis, but smear swab test was normal.Maybe i need pap test or pelvic examination to see what i have?

By my symptoms I have cervicitis, but smear swab test was normal.Maybe i need pap test or pelvic examination to see what i have?

Would B a goog idea: Even at ur age u should have a good gyn work up including pelvic & pap. Some r hesitant & embarrassed but don't b. If gender makes a difference, there are many male & female gyn every where. ...Read more

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Diagnosed with cervicitis on Saturday. Given IM Ceftriaxone and 1 gram oral Zithromax in ER. Symptoms worsening. How long does it take to improve?

Diagnosed with cervicitis on Saturday.  Given IM Ceftriaxone and 1 gram oral Zithromax in ER.  Symptoms worsening.  How long does it take to improve?

A few days: Cervicitis is often an STD, especially gonorrhea or chlamydia, and you were correctly treated for both. The main symptoms of cervicitis (vaginal discharge, urinary discomfort, maybe spotting) can take a few days to clear up and might worsen briefly. However, if you have pelvic pain or fever, and getting worse, they suggest PID (tube infection). If so, get rechecked today; may need more antibiotic. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with chlamydia&took 1 g of Azithromycin. Few weeks later I experienced symptoms&was diagnosed w cervicitis. What could have caused it?

I was diagnosed with chlamydia&took 1 g of Azithromycin. Few weeks later I experienced symptoms&was diagnosed w cervicitis. What could have caused it?

Need exam by your MD: IF chlamydia is cured you may HPV infection You are still a candidate to Quadrivalent HPV vaccination to prevent genital cancer in future Speak to your doctor ...Read more

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Seen on Thurs due to discharge-no other symptoms. No yeast infection or BV. NP said white count was up. Dx w/cervicitis. Abx given. Do I have an STD?

Seen on Thurs due to discharge-no other symptoms. No yeast infection or BV. NP said white count was up. Dx w/cervicitis. Abx given. Do I have an STD?

Cervicitis has: multiple causes some std infections like chlamydia or gonorrhea , genital herpes, trichomoniasis can cause cervicitis. Some non std infections also can cause cervicitis. It is possible that np gave you antibiotic aganist one of the agent causing your cervicitis. ...Read more

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How's cervicitis cured?

Treat cause/depends.: It is very hard to say if this is cured, especially with the major causes of gonorrhea and chlamydia. If these are the causes, treatment is with the appropriate antibiotics. If the cause is not infectious, like an iud, removal should help. If it's from allergic reaction to spermicides, etc. These should be avoided or tapered, or a different brand used. Even with abx rx. This can persist. ...Read more

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How can I treat cervicitis?

How can I treat cervicitis?

Depends: Cervicitis can be acute or chronic, it can be due to infection by virus, fungus, bacteria, or nonspecific. The treatment will depend on the cause of the cervicitis. You need to have a gyn evaluation to guide the treatment. ...Read more