Cervicitis

Cervicitis is a quite common condition that is described as inflammation of the cervix.​

Sexually transmited Cervicitis Cause:

  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Genital herpes
  • Mycoplasma and ureaplasma
  • Trichomoniasis​​

Other Cervicitis Causes:​

  • Injury
  • Chemical allergies, such as to latex condoms, spermicides, or douches
  • Low estrogen or high progesterone levels
  • Bacterial vaginosis​

Some cancers or treatments for cancer​

  • Cervicitis Symptoms
  • Abnormal bleeding (specially postcoital)
  • Painful intercourse
  • Pelvic pain
  • Gray or yellowish vaginal discharge
  • Frequent, difficult, or painful urination
  • Cervicitis Treatment
  • Antibiotic course
  • Antiviral treatment
  • Anti-fungal therapy​

Your partner needs screening and treatment with a two week recommended pelvic rest.

Vaginal Infections

Normal Vaginal Discharges:

Through the normal course of the menstrual cycle, women’s vaginas can produce a discharge. It is usually a clear or cloudy white discharge and is produced in order to clean itself.

Vaginal discharge concerns:

  • Changes in vaginal discharge
  • Pain during sex
  • Itching, burning, stinging, swelling, or tenderness in the vagina
  • Burning while urinating​

Vaginitis:

  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Yeast infections
  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Allergic reactions​

Bacterial Vaginosis vs. Yeast Infection

​These two conditions are due to an imbalance of normal microorganisms found in your vagina.

​Yeast infection: usually result in itching or burning and white discharge that resembles cottage cheese.
Bacterial vaginosis: causeS a fishy odor, and discharge that has the consistency of yogurt.