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How doest the doctor know if you have cervicitis?
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Andrea Knittel
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In brief: Usually discharge
Cervicitis means "inflammation of the cervix".
This can result from infectious causes (such as an std) or from non-infectious causes (such as ectropion, where the inside part of the cervix sticks out a little bit , which often happens in pregnancy). Inflammation in the cervix causes discharge, so you should follow-up with your doctor to ensure that any infection is treated.

In brief: Usually discharge
Cervicitis means "inflammation of the cervix".
This can result from infectious causes (such as an std) or from non-infectious causes (such as ectropion, where the inside part of the cervix sticks out a little bit , which often happens in pregnancy). Inflammation in the cervix causes discharge, so you should follow-up with your doctor to ensure that any infection is treated.
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