Asked by: Beth Schmidlkofer
asked in category: General Last Updated: 25th May, 2020

Can low estrogen cause cervicitis?

Hormonal imbalance; having relatively low estrogen or high progesterone may interfere with the body's ability to maintain healthy cervical tissue. Cancer or cancer treatment; rarely, radiation therapy or cancer may cause changes to the cervix consistent with cervicitis.

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Similarly, it is asked, can menopause cause cervicitis?

Chronic cervicitis or a true erosion in postmenopausal women may be related to low levels of estrogen. Infectious cervicitis should not be overlooked in geriatric patients because many remain sexually active.

is Cervicitis a sign of cervical cancer? If untreated, infectious cervicitis may progress to pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility, ectopic pregnancy, chronic pelvic pain, spontaneous abortion, cervical cancer, or complications related to childbirth.

In this regard, what can cause your cervix to be inflamed?

Cervicitis is an inflammation and irritation of the cervix. Cervicitis can be caused by a sexually transmitted infection. Most common are chlamydia and gonorrhea. Trichomoniasis and genital herpes can also cause cervicitis.

Can you get cervicitis without an STD?

A: Yes, in some cases, cervicitis is not caused by an STI. Sexually transmitted infections are the most common cause of the condition, but it can also be caused by allergies, injury and vaginal bacteria imbalance (bacterial vaginosis), among other things.

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