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Inflammation of the cervix caused by a number of pathogens – Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae in more than 40% of cases.
- Light vaginal bleeding.
- Cervix red, inflamed, infected (purulent discharge).
- Possible concomitant vaginitis (foul-smelling vaginal discharge).
- Administer antibiotics active against chlamydia and gonococcus to the patient and her partner (Chapter 4, Section 4.2.2).
- An inflamed cervix and/or cervical lesions may indicate dysplasia or cancer. See the patient again 3 months after delivery to re-examine the cervix.