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Where do I go to get a cervical culture done?

Where do I go to get a cervical culture done?

Many options: An ob/gyn can definitely do a cervical culture, as can most doctors and health care providers. If cost is an issue for you, you can try your local health department or planned parenthood. If you think you have an infection, try to be seen as soon as possible. ...Read more

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Cervical Culture (Definition)

Cervical cultures are performed by swabbing the secretion or discharge on the cervix or vaginal and allow it to be grown in culture. Yeast is one of the infectious agents that can cause an infection in the vagina (there are many others). This is one of the most common causes of infection, and candida is the most common species. However, bacteria and viruses are also tested for ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: cervical culture?

Growth: Cervical cultures are performed by swabbing the secretion or discharge on the cervix or vaginal and allow it to be grown in culture. Yeast is one of the infectious agents that can cause an infection in the vagina (there are many others). This is one of the most common causes of infection, and candida is the most common species. However, bacteria and viruses are also tested for in a cervical cultur. ...Read more

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If no bacteria is detected from a vaginal or cervical culture, how likely is it that the uterine culture will be negative too?

Uterus-microbe ffee: The interior of the uterus is usually free of bacteria unless there is a spreading fallopian tube infection or post instrumentation of the uterine cavity. ...Read more

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Neg cervical culture, neg urine culture, dheas hemaglobinaic proclatin FSH LH thyroid all normal. I have few follicles, no cycle in 1yr after pill bad?

Neg cervical culture, neg urine culture, dheas hemaglobinaic proclatin FSH LH thyroid all normal. I have few follicles, no cycle in 1yr after pill bad?

No diagnosis yet: You have had part of a work up. Speak with your doctor about what the cause is then you can think about what to do for long term treatment. ...Read more

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Does it hurt to get an anterior cervical disectomy done?

It depend: If you mean the procedure heart, yes. If you mean the fusion later on will heart you, the procedure done to re if pain. When you do the fusion, that over load the above vertebra in the lcervical spine, and also the below fusion level, that will lead to arthritis which cause pain. ...Read more

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Is anterior cervical fusion recommended in young people? If internal fixation is done, am i very likely to suffer from it as i get old like in my 50s

Depends: Anterior cervical decompression and fusion (acdf) is common for cervical disk herniation unimproved after non-operative or conservative care. The fusion will put more stress on the level above and below the fusion, but the plate and fusion are highly unlikely to cause other future problems. ...Read more

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Can you get clamydia from checking someone's cervix, washing your hands, and then checking your own? Then it was done to me in exact order.

Can you get clamydia from checking someone's cervix, washing your hands, and then checking your own? Then it was done to me in exact order.

No: Washing hands in between this somewhat low risk activity is the key. Going forward, there are many ways to protect yourself with latex...dental dams, gloves, condoms (even on toys). Be sure to get routine STD testing to take care of your sexual health. ...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