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Female - Cervicitis - Infectious agents and treatment

by Robin Dipasquale, ND

Medical Herbalism 11(3):3

Infectious agent        Conventional treatment            Natural treatment

Neisseria gonorrhoeae    Penicillin with probenecid or the        Supportive only

                fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics.

Chlamydia trachomatis    Tetracycline, doxycycline, or            Supportive or primary

                conventional treatments for


Trichomonas vaginalis    Metronidazole, tinidazole            Supportive or primary

Treponema pallidum    Penicillin or erythromycin            Supportive only


Herpes simplex        Topical antiviral creams and         Comprehensive treatment

                oral antivirals                protocol may be effective

                                            by itself

Hemophilus ducreyi    Zithroxam


Candidia albicans    Local treatment with nystatin,         Comprehensive treatment

                clotrimazole, or miconazole;         protocol may be effective

                oral treatment with ketoconazole            by itself
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