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asked in category: General Last Updated: 9th March, 2020

What causes cervical ectropion?

Cervical ectropion can be caused by hormonal changes, pregnancy and being on the pill. It is not linked to the development of cervical cancer or any other condition that causes cancer.

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Similarly, it is asked, how do you fix cervical ectropion?

Treating cervical ectropion

  1. The first option uses an electric current (diathermy) to cauterise the top layer of the cervix. It is done under local anaesthetic.
  2. The second option is called cryocautery.
  3. The last option uses silver nitrate to cauterise the glandular cells.

Additionally, is cervical ectropion dangerous? Cervical ectropion is not a harmful condition and does not usually lead to any medical complications. It has no links to cancer and is not harmful to the embryo or the woman if she is pregnant. The condition typically resolves on its own without treatment, and many people may not even know they have it.

In this regard, can cervical ectropion cause abnormal Pap smear?

Its most common to have an ectropion when taking the combined oral contraceptive pill, or during pregnancy, but loads of women just have one for no particular reason. They're not associated with a higher risk of having abnormal smears, or with any other disease.

Is cervical ectropion linked to endometriosis?

Cervical ectropion is a condition where cells from inside the cervix form a red, inflamed patch on the outside of the cervix. Adenomyosis is a condition where cells from the uterus lining grow into the uterus muscle. It is related to endometriosis and has similar symptoms…

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