Cervicitis

What is it?

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Inflammation of the cervix, usually due to an infection, such as gonorrhoea, chlamydial infections, or genital herpes.

Cervical infection

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It may follow injury to the cervix during childbirth or surgery.

Symptom

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The chronic form may produce a vaginal discharge, irregular bleeding from the vagina, and pain low in the abdomen.

Risk factor

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It can cause endometritis, salpingitis, or pelvic inflammatory disease.

Treatment

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Treatment is with antibiotics or with antiviral drugs. If symptoms persist, the inflamed area of cervix may be cauterized by electrocoagulation, cryotherapy, or laser treatment.
December 19, 2019

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