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Will contraceptive spermicides lead to cervicitis?

Will contraceptive spermicides lead to cervicitis?

Possibly: But not the infectious type the irritative, inflammatory type as some women are irritated by them or can even be allergic to them. Cervicitis means inflammation of the cervix. ...Read more

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Dr. Scott Keith
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Can getting cervicitis from contraceptive (Today Sponge) worsen HPV (low risk) conditions or cause warts?

Can getting cervicitis from contraceptive (Today Sponge) worsen HPV (low risk) conditions or cause warts?

No: Both of those conditions are caused by Human Papilloma Virus which is sexually transmitted. Spread can be reduced by the use of condoms. Additionally you can get immunized with Gardisil, which can prevent genital warts and certain HPV strains associated with some cervical cancers. ...Read more

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Can UTI lead into cervicitis if not treated right away?

Can UTI lead into cervicitis if not treated right away?

No: Uti usually means cystitis, this can result in a kidney infection if not treated, but not cervicitis, an inflammation or infection of the cervix. ...Read more

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I am experiencing lower abdominal pain (side: right) and leg pain.I went to my OB to check if it is UTI, but result said otherwise.A speculum was inserted on my vagina and fluid gushed out.I was said to have cervicitis.Does it lead to cancer?

I am experiencing  lower abdominal pain (side: right)  and leg pain.I went to my OB to check if it is UTI, but result said otherwise.A speculum was inserted on my vagina and fluid gushed out.I was said to have cervicitis.Does it lead to cancer?

STD? PID?: Cervicitis does not lead to cancer. However, dysplasia caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) can mimic cervicitis and could be pre-cancerous. Probably testing included a pap smear and perhaps HPV testing. You also mention abdominal pain (PID?), and you also should have been tested for gonorrhea and chlamydia, which are common causes of cervicitis and PID. Check all this with your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Could cervicitis come back once it's gone?

Could cervicitis come back once it's gone?

Possibly: Cervicitis is inflammation of the cervix, usually caused by a bacterial infection of the cervix. It can cause spotting and an unusual discharge. It is often treated with antibiotics. It can come back, but you will probably need an examination to know for sure. ...Read more

Dr. Shari Jackson
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Cervicitis (Definition)

inflammation of the cervix. ...Read more