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What is the treatment for cervical infection?

What is the treatment for cervical infection?

Antibiotics: Depending on the infection antibiotics are used of various types. Read more

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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Can your yeast infection move up to become a cervical infection if not treated?

Can your yeast infection move up to become a cervical infection if not treated?

No: A yeast infection is an infection of the vagina and the opening of the vagina. It will not cause an infection in the cervix or uterus. The over the counter meds to treat yeast and pretty effective. Yeast grows due to sugar, so if you have yeast stop all sugar, carbs, fruit, pop, alcohol. Read more

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Can cervical infection be cured just by medicine?

Yes: Most bacterial cervical infections can be cured with antibiotics. You have to know which one so the right medication can be used. Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cervical infection?

Cervical infection: Spread & multiplication of pathogenic microbes such as parasites, viruses, fungi or bacteria impacting the lower portion of the uterus. Read more

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Can someone with long term cervical infection and a protruded cervix ever get pregnant again?

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Can someone with long term cervical infection and a protruded cervix ever get pregnant again?

Never say never: As long as you have a functioning uterus, the possibility is always there. Read more

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I was recently treated for a cervical infection, I'm not sure it fully went away because it still burns a little and I have vaginal itching. Any help?

Infection: More information needed to properly address your concern. There are several different types of cervical infections. Some are more serious than others. What type of infection were you treated for? With what medication and and for how many day? Read more

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What are the tests for cervical infection?

What are the tests for cervical infection?

Multiple: Check discharge for trichomonas, bacteria yeast many times with a microscope tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia can be done. Read more

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What are the symptoms of a cervical infection?

Discharge: Discharge itching pain with sex bleeding after sex odor possible pelvic pain. Read more

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How far into the vagina is the cervix and how do you know if you have a cervical infection?

About six inches: Actually, vaginal length varies a bit, but average is about six inches.
The symptom of a cervical infection would be an abnormal discharge. Infections in that area tend to include the whole of the vaginal lining. Read more

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Does vaginal or cervical infection cause delay of period? If yes, does this necessarily mean the infection is serious?

Does vaginal or cervical infection cause delay of period? If yes, does this necessarily mean the infection is serious?

Not usually: The reverse is true where an infection may cause bleeding but it is unlikely that an infection will result in absence of menses. Read more

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I had a cervical infection and treated with doxycycl hyc 14 days but I still have burning and now itching with little things sticking out on my vagina?

I had a cervical infection and treated with doxycycl hyc 14 days but I still have burning and now itching with little things sticking out on my vagina?

Yeast infection?: Doxycycline (Doxycyl®) can trigger yeast infections by suppressing normal bacteria and allowing yeast to grow and your symptoms are typical (except I don't know about the "little things sticking out"). See the doctor who prescribed the treatment. I hope you also were checked for STDs, especially gonorrhea and chlamydia, the main causes of cervicitis or "cervical infection". Read more

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I have a fairly bad infection in my upper left gum line, what would be the best over the counter treatment I could get? I don't have insurance...

I have a fairly bad infection in my upper left gum line, what would be the best over the counter treatment I could get? I don't have insurance...

There aren't any: Gum infections can't be cured with pills, ointments, snake oil, emollients, or salves. Gum infections are very serious, destroying gum tissue and the underlying bone that supports the teeth. Contact a gum specialist, a Periodontist, and ask about payment options. Contact Social Services for locations of dental clinics. Seek treatment at a Dental School. Read more

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Is there an over-the-counter treatment for wound infection?

Is there an over-the-counter treatment for wound infection?

Need to see a doctor: You might need a prescription for an antibiotic. In addition to this, wound care with soap and water is important. Read more

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What is the best over-the-counter treatment for a yeast infection?

What is the best over-the-counter treatment for a yeast infection?

Antifungal: If you have been previously diagnosed by a doctor with a yeast infection then common anti-fungal vaginal remedies include 1 day, 3 days, 7 days regimens (monistat, Gyne-Lotrimin etc). These all work well just be sure to complete regimen. Please see your doctor for proper diagnosis if this is your first infection. Take care of yourself. Read more

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How can I treat my toe fungi infection? I tried an over-the-counter treatment but it didn't work, and now my toe nail has come off?

How can I treat my toe fungi infection? I tried an over-the-counter treatment but it didn't work, and now my toe nail has come off?

Keep in mind...: The fda has recently come out with a blanket statement that toenail fungus can not be cured. It is managed by a number of modalities, but it can always come back in the future. Topical medications (formula 3), laser therapy, surgical removal, homeopathic applications (tea tree oil). Talk to a podiatrist for what will be best and most effective for you. Read more

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How good is over-the-counter yeast infection treatment?

Usually good: If symptoms persist, it might not be yeast. Get checked out by your doctor or nurse practitioner. Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Cervical Infection (Definition)

Spread & multiplication of pathogenic microbes such as parasites, viruses, fungi or bacteria impacting the lower ...Read more