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What are the symptoms of cervicitis?

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You may not have any symptoms. Your doctor might find that you have it during a routine exam or test. When signs and symptoms are present, they may include:

  • Grayish or pale yellow vaginal discharge
  • Abnormal vaginal bleeding, such as bleeding after sex or between periods
  • Pain during sex
  • Difficult, painful, or frequent urination
  • Pelvic or abdominal pain or fever, in rare cases

From: Cervicitis WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Zenilman, J.M. and Shahmanesh, M., editors, 1st edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Diagnosis, Management and Treatment,

Mainous, A. and Pomeroy, C., editors, , 2nd ed., Springer Science and Business Media, 2010. Management of Antimicrobials in Infectious Diseases: Impact of Antibiotic Resistance

Carton, J., Daly, R. and Ramani, P., editors, Clinical Pathology, 1st ed., Oxford University Press, 2007.

CDC web site: "Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines."

Wilson, J.F. , Sept. 1, 2009. Annals of Internal Medicine

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on December 5, 2017

SOURCES:

Zenilman, J.M. and Shahmanesh, M., editors, 1st edition, Jones & Bartlett Learning, 2012. Sexually Transmitted Infections: Diagnosis, Management and Treatment,

Mainous, A. and Pomeroy, C., editors, , 2nd ed., Springer Science and Business Media, 2010. Management of Antimicrobials in Infectious Diseases: Impact of Antibiotic Resistance

Carton, J., Daly, R. and Ramani, P., editors, Clinical Pathology, 1st ed., Oxford University Press, 2007.

CDC web site: "Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines."

Wilson, J.F. , Sept. 1, 2009. Annals of Internal Medicine

Reviewed by Traci C. Johnson on December 5, 2017

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