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Does Chlamydia Cause Mucopurulent Cervicitis
Chlamydia infection is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a bacteria. Genital symptoms include burning on urination, vaginal or penile discharge, pain with sexual intercourse or no symptoms at all. In many patients without symptoms, chlamydial infections can spread upwards into the abdomen and cause serious complications due to scarring. Newborns can acquire chlamydial eye infection from birth ...Read more
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
Not always an STD: The causes of mucopurulent cervicitis (or cervicitis in general) remain largely unknown. STDs like chlamydia, gonorrhea, and herpes can do it, and sometimes trichomonas. HPV probably isn't a cause, but HPV of the cervix can look like cervicitis. So STD testing is always necessary, but reults usually are negative. ...Read more
Gram stain/gono/chla: If a woman has signs of this, like bleeding or high white blood cells on gram stain, she should be tested further. Patients who have mucopurulent cervicitis should be tested for c. Trachomatis and for n. Gonorrhoeae with the most sensitive and specific test available. It must be noted that mucopurulent cervicitis is not a sensitive for these infections, indeed most of these women don't have mpc. ...Read more
My local health department said i had mucopurulent cervicitis but i tested negative for all STDs & post. For bv. Could i be misdiagnosed with mpc?
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?
If negative tests for bv, chlamydia, mycoplasma, ureaplasma, herpes, syphilis, gonorrea, trichomonas, hiv, what can be causes of cervicitis/urethritis?
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