Cervicitis is an infection of the cervix (the lower, narrow end of the uterus that ends in the vagina) caused by microorganisms that are usually acquired through sexual activity. This time, Dr. Yeimi Suárez, gynecologist at Clinica Ricardo Palma, will give us more information on this topic.
Cervicitis often has no symptoms; however, if any, these are usually the ones to consider:
Its causes are:
Among the risk factors are:
To prevent cervicitis, it is advisable to have sexual relations with only one partner, use condoms and go for gynecological check-ups for early detection.
Dr. Yeimi Suárez
Gynecologist at Clínica Ricardo Palma