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Is inflamed cervix related to bladder infections?

Is inflamed cervix related to bladder infections?

Not at all: Inflamed cervix is the immune reponse to the vaginal flora. However, infectious microorganism, such as chlamydia, mycoplasma, etc., of the cervix may cause bladder infection simutaneously. ...Read more

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The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more


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Painful swollen near vaginal opening light bleeding?

Painful swollen near vaginal opening light bleeding?

See a GYN MD: If the area is painful and swollen it could be infected, or a growth is present that can't be seen by yourself. You need to go see a GYN MD for assessment to determine exactly what is the problem. ...Read more

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Abnormal leukoplakia/condyloma like progressively growing urethral lesion causing blockage. Irritation, swollen lymph nodes, aching pain, no bleeding?

Abnormal leukoplakia/condyloma like progressively growing urethral lesion causing blockage. Irritation, swollen lymph nodes, aching pain, no bleeding?

Seek medical help: These symptoms could be caused by a number of diseases, "venereal warts" don't usually cause any lymph node reaction or pain. This sounds potentially serious and in need of treatment so i would not put off getting examined by a competent physician. ...Read more

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Can scar tissue become inflamed when rubbed and prodded?

Can scar tissue become inflamed when rubbed and prodded?

Absolutely: scar tissue is extrememly vascular and sensitive to touch, and can be painful when rubbed. I like silicone sheeting, and injection of steroids into scars (and sometimes laser treatments), that helps a lot. ...Read more

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What can cause an inflamed cervix?

What can cause an inflamed cervix?

Infection: Abnormal pap, trauma, what did the gyn say who told u your cervix was inflamed? I would do a pap and cultures. ...Read more

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Red inflamed skin near vaginal/anal opening. Is this an STD symptom?

Red inflamed skin near vaginal/anal opening. Is this an STD symptom?

Maybe: 'might be, ' depending on cause--cannot say for sure over internet. Could be fungal or vaginal infection with local spread. Should see your dr. / gyn / urgent care / std clinic for exam and testing to be sure and get you appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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Normal pap 2 yrs back.did pap today.doc told inflammed cervix.being treated for yeast infection.will pap test be normal?reason for inflammed cervix?

Normal pap 2 yrs back.did pap today.doc told inflammed cervix.being treated for yeast infection.will pap test be normal?reason for inflammed cervix?

Probably normal: Presence of a Pap failing to reveal malignant cells but rather showing inflamed cells not definitive for dx. Inflammation common from yeast and HPV but neither tells Ca or not. Pap stain only 60% accurate in defining premalignant cells so after infection clears, HPV to be tested and periodic repeat Paps needed. New test looking for squamous antigen being developed and is 100% accurate in dx. ...Read more

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Can cervix descend on period?

Can cervix descend on period?

Maybe: However, the uterus usually swells during a menstrual period, so theoretically, the cervix may ascend during periods. ...Read more

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Pap smear and it came back with HSIL then biopsy which came back cervix uteri/uterine cervix squamous metaplasia/epidermioid met/epidermailzation?

Pap smear and it came back with HSIL then biopsy which came back cervix uteri/uterine cervix squamous metaplasia/epidermioid met/epidermailzation?

Further evaluation: consider further evaluation, possibly a LEEP procedure. At a minimum, repeat pap in 6 -12 months with HPV testing. ...Read more

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Whilst having pap smear gyny said cervix looks little inflammed, bled easily when touched.On day 1 after smear and have lower pelvic cramping.Reason?

Probably unrelated: Your symptoms are probably not related to the PAP or the inflammation of cervix. However, it needs to be determined why the cervix is inflamed as the same process may be active in the pelvis and that could result in cramps. If you symptoms have not gone away, it would be prudent to consult your doctor who examined you. ...Read more

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Inflamed cervix diagnosis and stomach aches now; any relationship?

Inflamed cervix diagnosis and stomach aches now; any relationship?

Possibly: If the inflamed cervix was the result of an infection such as chlamydia or gonorrhea, and one is experiencing lower abdominal pain, then this could be the sign of a more serious infection and one should seek further medical care. If this is not the case then it is unlikely they are related, . ...Read more

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Grade2 esophagitis and mucosa inflamed distally?

Grade2 esophagitis and mucosa inflamed distally?

Esophagitis: Esophagitis is unusual in a person in their 30s, but can happen. Omeprazole definitely indicated, at least for 8 weeks, probably longer. Important also is how and what you eat. Smaller meals, chew thoroughly, minimal spice, no alcohol, don't overeat. Eat slowly. Don't eat for 1 hour before bed time. For 2 weeks you might benefit from twice a day omeprazole -- ask doc. Mylanta every 2 hrs ...Read more

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Extensive residual endo, endometrioma involves rectosigmoid junction back of uterus & cervix dense tissue infiltration deep pelvic endo wot this mean?

Extensive residual endo, endometrioma involves rectosigmoid junction back of uterus & cervix dense tissue infiltration deep pelvic endo wot this mean?

Severe disease: You are describing severe endometriosis that is difficult to treat and that they were unable to completely remove. Some sort of medical treatment is probably your next step. It will be best if you can find a specialist with experience with these difficult cases since the usual gynecologist encounters these rarely. ...Read more

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Can an internal digital cervix exam at 28wks pregnancy cause mucus plug to come away? Worried after obgyn did internal due to bleeding. Cervix closed.

Can an internal digital cervix exam at 28wks pregnancy cause mucus plug to come away? Worried after obgyn did internal due to bleeding. Cervix closed.

No: The mucus plug is produced more or less continuously and you would not loose it if your cervix is closed.An internal exam can be necessary to evaluate bleeding. Sounds like everything is good. ...Read more

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Cervicitis (Definition)

inflammation of the cervix. ...Read more