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Cervicitis
(Cervix Inflammation or Infection)

What Is Cervicitis?

What Causes Cervicitis?

Cervicitis is more commonly due to infection than to non-infectious causes, and there are a variety of cervicitis causes and risk factors including:

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 11/21/2017

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Genital Herpes Symptoms

Specific signs and symptoms of herpes in women include tiny, fluid-filled blisters (vesicles) on the vulva and vaginal opening. In a majority of females, inflammation of the cervix is involved (cervicitis). Cervicitis may be the only sign of genital herpes in some women. Women with genital herpes also may have signs and symptoms of:

  • Headaches
  • Swollen lymph nodes
  • Painful urination
  • Vaginal discharge

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Cervicitis is an inflammation of the uterine cervix.

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