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Does bacterial vaginosis cause cervicitis?

Does bacterial vaginosis cause cervicitis?

Not usually: Bacterial vaginosis usually causes a thin, grey-white discharge and a characteristic bad smell, which could be described as "musty" or "fishy." unlike a cervicitis, where the cervix is the source of discharge due an infection or other irritation, with bacterial vaginosis the discharge comes from the vagina due to a shift away from the good bacteria that usually live there. ...Read more

Chlamydia (Definition)

Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection that is caused by the bacteria chlamydia trachomatis. This bacteria infects mucous membranes of the urethra, vagina, cervix, anus, rectum, eyelid, and throat. Chlamydia may be asymptomatic but some patients experience pain or burning during urination, nausea, fever, vaginal discharge, ...Read more


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Does trichamonas cause infertility?

Does trichamonas  cause infertility?

Not in itself: Trichomonas does not in itself lead to infertility. But other sexually transmitted infections often go along with trichomonas. It's definitely worth seeing your gynecologist and getting some treatment. ...Read more

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Does chlamydia cause itching?

Does chlamydia cause itching?

Chlamydia: Chlamydia symptoms may include: spotting, painful sexual intercourse, pain with urination, vaginal discharge (milky or yellow mucusy), lower abdominal pain, nausea ; fever. Anal chlamydia can reportedly cause localized itching. ...Read more

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Can bacterial vaginosis cause cervicitis and can cervicitis cause cervical cancer?

Can bacterial vaginosis cause cervicitis and can cervicitis cause cervical cancer?

Yes: Vagina and cervix are in continuity and infection of one touches the other. Chronic infection, cellular irritation, can lead to cellular abnormal meta plasma and proliferation and thus malignant proliferation. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis cause infertility?

Does trichomoniasis cause  infertility?

Yes: Trich causes inflammation in the cervix, which blocks the cervix and reduces sperm available to the egg. Trich is commonly associated with other gynecologic illnesses, like chlamydia, which can inflame and damage the fallopian tubes. Women with trich and other pelvic infections should seek medical care right away. ...Read more

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Does bacterial vaginosis cause miscarriage?

Does bacterial vaginosis cause miscarriage?

Yes: Bacterial vaginosis is associated with an increased risk of miscarriage in the first trimester. ...Read more

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How can chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis?

How can chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis?

Chlamydia: Chalmydia trachomatis is a bacteria that causes conjunctivitis and is spread by direct or indirect (through objects like towels) contact with eye or respiratory secretions. The infection of the eye leads to inflammation of the conjunctiva, or conjunctivitis. ...Read more

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Does trichomoniasis cause painful sex?

Does trichomoniasis cause painful sex?

Trichomoniasis vaginalis: Parasitic infection can lead to greenish-yellow, malodorous vaginal discharge (which is sometime frothy). Women may have pain w urination, redness, burning ; itching of genitalia. Men can experience penile discharge, burning after urination, discomfort after ejaculation ; itching/ sensitivity of urethra. - yes it can cause painful sex or it may cause no symptoms. ...Read more

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What std cause pid if not caused by chlamidia or gonorrhoea?

What std cause pid if not caused by chlamidia or gonorrhoea?

Often unknown: Mycoplasma genitalium is one possibility. However, the exact cause of PID often isn't known. And not all PID is due to STD, sometimes due to entirely normal vaginal bacteria. Also, prior PID sometimes predisposes to repeat PID without known new STD. Diagnosing and treating PID is complex; she needs to rely on the doctor in charge of her care. Good luck! ...Read more

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Does HPV infection lead to infertility?

Does HPV infection lead to infertility?

Yes, maybe: Yes - hpv causes cellular changes to the cervix, vaginal and vulva leading to cancer and precancerous lesions that may need ot be removed. This could include proceedures such as leeps or loops that remove part of the cervix. This can cause incompetent cervix leading to difficulty with getting pregnant or continuing a pregnancy. It may also lead to the need to remove the whole uterus and cervix. ...Read more

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Could mucopurulent cervicitis only come from stds?

Could mucopurulent cervicitis only come from stds?

Mucopurulent: cervicitis is often associated with chlamydia or gonorrhea. I don't know if there are non- STD causes. Sorry, that I could not provide you with a definitive answer. Hopefully one of the Infectious Disease Doctors will also see this question and provide enlightenment. Take care. ...Read more

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What other bacteria cause PID besides Chlamydiae and Gonorrhea?

What other bacteria cause PID besides Chlamydiae and Gonorrhea?

See below: From UpToDate: Mycoplasma genitalium is also a common cause in pre-menopausal women. In post-menopausal women PID is not common, but E.coli and anaerobic bacteria are often the cause......* However, in most cases, the precise microbial etiology of PID is unknown. Regardless of the initiating pathogen, PID is clinically considered a mixed infection. ...Read more

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How does chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis in babies?

How does chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis in babies?

During birth infecti: If mother has chlymadia , duing birth baby can catch infection. ...Read more

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How does chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis in babiess?

How does chlamydia cause bacterial conjunctivitis in babiess?

Contact: Babies in mothers exposed to chlamyia could get clamydia when passing through the vaina. Almost all hospitals in the us treat baby with an antiobitic ointment after they are born. Chlamyia infection is one of the leading causes of blindness in third world countries where antiotic use is limited. ...Read more

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Does HPV or genital warts cause bacterial vaginosis?

Does HPV or genital warts cause bacterial vaginosis?

No: Bacterial vaginosis (bv) is caused by an imbalance in the normal vaginal flora. The normal bacteria that live in the vagina are taken over by other native bacteria usually gardnerella, mycoplasma, and mobiluncus species to name a few. Causes are numerous and usually are not pinpointed but can include antibiotic use, douching, and vaginal ph changes. Hpv has not been linked to bv. ...Read more

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Does masturbation cause urine infection?

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Does masturbation cause urine infection?

Masturbation & UTI: Not likely, unless the UTI was already there & the routine urine test showed it. ...Read more

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Chlamydia Infection (Definition)

A sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or ...Read more


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Cervicitis (Definition)

inflammation of the cervix. ...Read more