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Safe Sex Cervicitis
Condoms Work: Condoms can be up to 98% effective at preventing sexually transmitted diseases when used correctly. It should be noted that barrier methods like condoms are the only contraception shown to reduce the spread of stds. Practicing safe sex reduces the number of stds and thereby reduces the chances of getting cervicitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I continue to bleed during sex. I took antibiotics for cervicitis but I am still bleeding during it. Its very embarrassing. What could be the problem?
A few ideas: Depending on how long you've been sexually active for, it could be that you have an ectropious cerivx, or that your cervix is reacting to infection with hpv (no medication other than vaccine for this). I would recommend you see a doctor to make sure it's not due to pre-cancerous cells on cervix, in addition to getting hpv vaccine in event you haven't had yet. ...Read more
Could I have cervicitis? In january i took antibiotics for chlamydia. I felt fine and cured but had some vaginal itchiness. (i did not have sex for two weeks and took a one dose prescription, so i followed everything correctly). I went in to get re-checke
You : You should definitely be reevaluated by your doctor. You could be dealing with a bacterial, or yeast infection, and possibly even an std that is causing irritation and bleeding of your vaginal mucosa (tissue). Also if there is a possibility that you are pregnant, please take a pregnancy test. Take care. ...Read more
Pain during sex if hit just right burning when pee spot bleeding after period/sex ob said cervicitis bact relate urine had leukocytes large what's it?
See an OB/GYN: The doctor who made the diagnosis of cervicitis is in the best position to determine what is going on. Urine, depending upon the manner collected, can have large numbers of leukocytes by being contaminated with vaginal secretions that are purulent because of cervical infection. Discuss this with the ob/gyn. ...Read more
Exam/tests: Cervicitis is diagnosed by physical exam to see if the cervix appears inflamed and by obtaining cultures from the discharge present. Cervicitis can be caused by the STDs Chlamydia and Gonorrhea or can be "polymicrobial" meaning caused by several different bacteria. Please see your doctor for exam, diagnosis, and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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