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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

Cervix (Definition)

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


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What causes an inflammed intestine?

What causes an inflammed intestine?

Variety of Causes: A variety of causes, but all in reaction to something. Something stimulates an immune response that causes inflammation. Most commonly this is due to allergies from foods consumed, but inflammation might also come from infection, surgery, vascular problems, cancer, etc... ...Read more

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What causes an inflamed cervix (causes, seriousness, etc)?

What causes an inflamed cervix (causes, seriousness, etc)?

Several things: An infection is the most common cause of cervicitis. This can be bacterial, fungal, or viral (the latter less likely). Inflammation can also be seen as a result of trauma, friction or perhaps even things like rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, or endometritis. A culture or pap smear may help identify the cause. ...Read more

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What causes inflamed cervix? Is it an HPV problem?

What causes inflamed cervix?  Is it an HPV problem?

Not usually: Cervical inflammation is a response to either an infection (chlamydia, gonorrhea, trichomonas) making it acute, or "chronic inflammation" is a term that more often refers to the reaction of the cervical glandular cells to the acidic environment of the vagina. Hpv does not usually cause either. ...Read more

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What could an inflamed vein mean?

What could an inflamed vein mean?

Phlebitis: An inflamed vein is another name for superficial phlebitis. This can occur for many reasons but is commonly due to IV insertions, medications and even sclerotherapy. The vein becomes tender and hard. Initial treatment is with warm compresses, and anti-inflammlatories. If this doesn't resolve it, then evacuation or even local excision of the vein can be done but usually at a later time. ...Read more

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What can cause an inflamed stomach (organ) to rupture?

What can cause an inflamed stomach (organ) to rupture?

Peptic ulcer: An inflamed stomach (gastritis) can lead to stomach rupture if it develops into a gastric ulcer that becomes perforated - a complication where by the contents of the inside of the stomach can open into the area outside of the stomach. This would be a surgical emergency. ...Read more

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What can cause an inflammed urethra no STD or infection and what symptoms can it cause?

What can cause an inflammed urethra no STD or infection and what symptoms can it cause?

Allergic reaction: Inflammation is typically due to some type of reaction, whether it be to an environmental allergen or an infection, or even the body's own immune system attacking itself. If infection has been ruled out, it could be an allergic reaction, there could be a foreign body there. Symptoms would be pain and pressure sensation combined. A urologist could put a camera in the urethra to check it out. ...Read more

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What might cause an enlarged uterus?

? Pregnant: If you aren't pregnant you probably have uterine fibroids--non-cancerous growths of muscle tissue. Your doctor can easily find out. ...Read more

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What causes inflammation of vaginal tissue or cervix?

What causes inflammation of vaginal tissue or cervix?

Many causes...: Infections, cancers, trauma, autoimmune diseases such as lichen sclerosis, gonadal/sex hormone disorders etc...I would say that infections lead the pack here--vaginitis/vaginosis, candidiasis, and std are most common. If you are experiencing symptoms, consult doc for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can cause a swollen cervix?

Many possibilities: Trauma, infection, cancer, other forms of inflammation. Please see your ob/gyn soon. ...Read more

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What is an inflamed brain artery? What causes it? How serious.Is it?

What is an inflamed brain artery?  What causes it? How serious.Is it?

See details: I assume you are asking about CNS vasculitis. This is caused by several autoimmune diseases and it is very serious. ...Read more

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What causes inflamed bowels?

What causes inflamed bowels?

IBD is not IBS: If by "inflammed bowels" you mean inflammatory bowel disease, such as crohn's & ulcerative colitis, it is an over expression of the immune system that causes not just problems with the colon, but sometime diseases of the upper GI tract and surrrounding organs. Genetics, environment, ethnic origin all play a role in "flaring" the disease. Distinguish: infection, ischemia, from symptoms of ibs. ...Read more

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What causes a swollen vaginal area?

?reaction: Swelling is usually an inflammatory reaction including a possible allergic reaction. See your gyn to determine the extent of swelling and get a proper exam to determine your exact cause. Good luck. ...Read more

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What could cause an eyeball cyst?

What could cause an eyeball cyst?

No known cause: Cysts are common and in most cases, occur without any known reason. ...Read more

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What causes a tilted cervix?

What causes a tilted cervix?

Retroverted uterus: Retroverted uterus can be caused by normal variation of female anatomy, pelvic adhesion, endometriosis, fibroid uterus, bulky uterus etc. ...Read more

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What causes an enlarged liver nflammtion?

What causes an enlarged liver nflammtion?

Depends: Inflammation of the liver can be due to a number of causes like fatty liver disease (very common now a days) or from viral hepatitis, metabolic causes, alcohol, autoimmune disorders, medications, etc. Without knowing more, i would seek consultation from a liver specialist to discuss further on what the next steps are. Simple lab tests along with a detailed history can help aid with the diagnosis. ...Read more

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What causes an endometrioma?

What causes an endometrioma?

Endometriosis: An endometrioma is a contained cyst of endometriosis. It is visible on ultrasound and almost always inside of the ovary. ...Read more

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Cervicitis (Definition)

inflammation of the cervix. ...Read more