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cervicitis
 

Cervicitis is an irritation of the cervix caused by a number of different organisms. Cervicitis is generally classified as either acute, meaning the onset of symptoms is severe and sudden, or chronic, lasting over a period of months or longer.

 
Symptoms

Symptoms may include:

 

  • pelvic pain
  • backache
  • urinary problems
  • inflamed tissue/ulceration of the cervix
 
Causes

Causes may include:

 

  • gonorrhea
  • chlamydia
  • herpes
  • use of oral contraceptives
 
Treatments

Treatment may include:

 

  • medication
  • cryosurgery - the use of liquid nitrogen, or a probe that is very cold, to freeze and kill abnormal cells

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