What is Cervicitis? How to manage it? What are the precautions to be taken? What are the signs and symptoms? What is the cause of this disease? How to treat it? How can homeopathy help you? All of this answered, in this post and of course our doctors always there to help you. Just fill in your details in the form down below and we will answer all your questions for FREE!
What is cervicitis?
Cervicitis is swelling (inflammation) of the end of the uterus (Cervix) .It is a very common condition and more than half of all women may develop cervicitis in gonorrhea, chlamydia, and Trichomonas vaginalis infections.
Trichomonas is the most common curable Sexually transmitted infection (STI )
Worldwide, it is estimated that 400 million STIs occur every year.
Risk factors – young age, low socio-economic status, use of drugs.
What are the causes of cervicitis?
• Sexually transmitted infections (STIs)
• Herpes virus
• Genital warts
• High-risk sexual behavior
• Many sexual partners
• Sex (intercourse) at an early age
• Injury to the cervix from any foreign object
• From birth control devices
What are the signs and symptoms of cervicitis?
• Vaginal discharge, vaginal bleeding
• Pain in vagina
• Heaviness in pelvis
• Pain during intercourse
• Burning, itching
• Low back pain
• Spread of infection may lead to nausea, fever
How to manage cervicitis?
• Limiting the sexual contact
• Regular physical examination
• Avoiding chemical irritants
• Avoid multiple sexual partners
• Use safer sex practices
• Avoid smoking,
• Avoid use of oral contraceptive pills
• Avoid use of perfumes, lubricants, tampons.
• Wear cotton underwear and loose clothing
• Pay attention to genital hygiene
• Get adequate sleep
• Eating healthy diet
• Minimizing stress
• Exercise regularly
Is Cervicitis curable?
Cervicitis rarely comes back if it is treated with the appropriate antibiotic, unless person gets a new infection from a sexual partner. Genital herpes cannot be cured. However, if you develop recurrent disease, you can decrease the frequency and severity of outbreaks by taking regular medication.
Can Cervicitis lead to cancer?
In some cases many women with cervicitis don’t test positive for any type of infection. Other causes of the inflammation may include: Cancer or cancer treatment; rarely, radiation therapy or cancer may cause changes to the cervix consistent with cervicitis.
Is Cervicitis contagious?
The infection is usually a sexually transmitted infection (STD). Chlamydia and gonorrhea are two common STDs that cause cervicitis. These STIs are very contagious. Other bacteria that can also cause cervicitis include trichomonas and herpes.
How is cervicitis transmitted?
Sexually transmitted infections Mostly, the bacterial and viral infections that cause cervicitis are transmitted by sexual contact. Cervicitis can result from common sexually transmitted infections (STDs), including gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis and genital herpes.
Does cervicitis cause odor?
The most common sign of cervicitis is vaginal discharge, which is followed by heavy menstruation. Other signs of cervicitis include: A more severe case of cervicitis can cause a profuse, pus-like (purulent) discharge with an unpleasant odor, accompanied by intense vaginal itching or abdominal pain.
What are the homeopathic medicines for cervicitis?
• Hydrastis Canadensis
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