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Doctor insights on: What Leads To Postmenopausal Women Getting Cervicitis

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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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Cervicitis (Definition)

Inflammation, whether chronic, acute or mixed of the cervix uteri. These can be from non specific causes (as benign as recent inter course or bacterial vaginosis) as well as from more concerning mechanisms such as sexually transmitted ...Read more


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What things make it more likely to get cervicitis?

What things make it more likely to get cervicitis?

Multiple things: Multiple sex partners, unclean dildoes, repeated vaginal infections, and poor vulvar hygiene all make cervicitis more likely. ...Read more

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Can a person suffering from cervicitis get pregnant?

Can a person suffering from cervicitis get pregnant?

Depends on the cause: A woman with cervicitis can get pregnant, but the lesion reduces the chances of pregnancy. See this site for more information on cervicitis. http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/cervicitis/ds00518. ...Read more

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How do you get cervicitis if your partner uses a condom every time?

How do you get cervicitis if your partner uses a condom every time?

Other sexual activit: If you do have cervicitis, it may be from other modes of sexual activity, oral sex can transmit herpes that can casue cervicitis. Use of contaminated toys may be an other source of infection. ...Read more

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How can a woman tell the different between cervicitis and vaginitis ?

How can a woman tell the different between cervicitis and vaginitis ?

May not be able to: Cervicitis is far more common that vaginitis. Both have associated discharge. In the case of vaginitis the discharge is likely to be more profuse more likely to be foul smelling. It have concern about either, it is better to see your doctor. ...Read more

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Can there be any women here who have had cervicitis that didn't go away with antibiotics?

Can there be any women here who have had cervicitis that didn't go away with antibiotics?

Happens all the time: Yes -- this happens a lot. Possible causes of cervicitis include gonorrhea and chlamydia, but most are not caused by known bacteria -- and only bacteria respond to antibioticss Cervicitis can also be caused by herpes and maybe trichomonas, and HPV infections of the cervix can look like cervicitis, so STD testing is always recommended but antibiotic treatment usually doesn't make much difference. ...Read more

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I have cervicitis but I dnt have it treated I want to have children but someone told me once you get cervicitis your infertile?

Not really: Please go to your gynea and you will get a specific reliable answer. It is not true that once you have cervicitis, you are sterile ...Read more

Postmenopausal (Definition)

It is the cessation of menses or ...Read more