Causes and Treatment of Cervicitis
What is Cervicitis?
An inflammation of the uterine cervix is termed as Cervicitis or Cervical inflammation.
What are the causes, incidence, and risk factors associated with Cervicitis?
Cervical inflammation may be asymptotic in nature. However, there are a few symptoms indicating Cervicitis in an individual:
• Abnormal vaginal discharge – Generally gray, white, or yellow in color, and has a foul odor.
• Abnormal vaginal bleeding – which becomes more pronounce after the menstrual period or after sexual intercourse
• A burning sensation during urination
• Vaginal pain (especially during sexual intercourse)
• Abdominal pain
What are the signs and tests for detecting cervicitis?
A pelvic examination may indicate redness of the cervix region or confirm an abnormal cervical discharge. The test may also disclose vaginal walls inflammation caused due to the infectious discharge. Following are other tests identifying cervicitis:
• Gonorrhea or Chlamydia examination
• Clinical tests for detecting candidiasis, Trichomonas, or bacterial vaginosis
• Pap smear examination
What are the treatments for curing cervicitis?
Infectious causes are generally cured with antibiotics and antifungal medicines. Medications may be taken orally or externally applied through a cream or lotion in the vagina.
Hormonal therapy is also advised in some females suffering from post menopause. Cryosurgery, electrocauterization, and laser therapy are the other treatments recommended to cure the cervical inflammation.
What are the complications associated with cervicitis?
Chronic cervical inflammation may develop, if the problem is not detected on time. If untreated, for a longer period cervicitis may cause pelvic inflammatory disease, dyspareunia (pain with intercourse), infertility, chronic pelvic pain, cervical cancer, and other complications.
What are the preventive measures associated in curing cervicitis?
Research indicates that females starting sexual activity at a proper age and engaging in a monogamous relationship have considerably lesser chances of developing cervicitis and irregular Pap smears.
Females suffering from cervical inflammation must prevent the use of chemical irritants (like douches and deodorant). Females must apply spermicidal jelly during sexual intercourse. Spermicidal contraceptives must also be avoided. However, decent hygiene is also suggested to prevent cervical inflammation.
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