Urogenital system disorders (Cervicitis) - Coggle Diagram
Urogenital system disorders (Cervicitis)
Cervicitis is an inflammation of the cervix (the end of the uterus).
This inflammation may be acute or chronic in nature.
Signs and symptoms
This may persist for a long period of time.
Sexual intercourse may become painful.
Abnormal vaginal discharge that may be yellow, white, or gray and have an unpleasant odor.
Vulvar or vaginal irritation.
Frequent, painful urination
Chemical irritation from spermicides or douches or the latex used in condoms
Reaction to diaphragms, cervical caps, tampons or pessaries inserted
Radiation therapy or systemic inflammatory diseases
Began having sexual intercourse at an early age
Have a history of sexually transmitted infections
Engage in high-risk sexual behavior, such as unprotected sex, sex with multiple partners or sex with someone who engages in high-risk behaviors
A specimen collection
A Pelvic exam
Mucopurulent cervicitis is a clinical diagnosis, one typically characterized by friability of the cervix,
mucopurulent discharge from the os,
Infection of the cervix results in inflammation and may be accompanied by vulvovaginitis
and increased numbers of polymorphs in endocervical secretions