Cervicitis

Cervicitis is a soreness and puffiness (inflammation) of the cervix. The cervix is at the bottom of the uterus. Your doctor will do an exam to find the cause. Your treatment will depend on the cause. If the cause is a sexual infection, you and your partner both need treatment.

HOME CARE

  • Do not have sex (intercourse) until your doctor says it is okay.

  • Do not have sex until your partner is treated if your doctor told you not to.

  • Take medicines (antibiotics) as told. Finish them even if you start to feel better.

GET HELP RIGHT AWAY IF:

  • Your problems come back.

  • You have a fever.

  • You have problems that may be caused by your medicine.

MAKE SURE YOU:

  • Understand these instructions.

  • Will watch your condition.

  • Will get help right away if you are not doing well or get worse.