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My last exam my doctor told me i had an ulcer on my cervix,

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***** ***** my last exam my doctor told me i had an ulcer on my cervix

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Cause with my last boyfriend, i would bleed during sex. not alot but enough to be noticed. so i went to the doctor for a regular check up and he noticed the ulcer on my cervix, he checked it out and said there is nothing to worry about but my question is how do i know if it went away? and how do i know if i have it again

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You can only know if a cervical ulcer is gone by having a pelvic exam. What do you mean by "checking it out. "

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
im assuming he checked if it was infected? he told me not to worry about it. if it is still there how is it removed
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
what causes them to appear?
OB GYN Doctor: Dr. K., MD replied 2 years ago

A cervical ulcer would not be infected. It was most likely just a ruptured cyst. It would resolve on its own. Ulcers can form due to herpes or syphilis.

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