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Synonyms for erosion

Synonyms for erosion

(geology) the mechanical process of wearing or grinding something down (as by particles washing over it)

condition in which the earth's surface is worn away by the action of water and wind

a gradual decline of something

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Cervical erosion, cervicitis and PID should be diagnosed by complete gynaecological examination; pH test and Whiff test has no role in diagnosis.
IT COULD BE A cervical erosion, where the inside lining of the cervix swells so that it covers the outer surface.
Policresulen vaginal suppositories are indicated for the treatment of cervical erosion, cervicitis, various vaginal inflammations resulting from bacteria, trichomoniasis or candidiasis, and for pressure ulcers due to vaginal pessary.
WHAT IT COULD MEAN: If you're on the Pill, you may have cervical erosion - a harmless overgrowth of cells which can bleed when knocked during sex.
CHECK IT OUT Bleeding after sex may be caused by cervical polyps, an infection called chlamydia or cervical erosion.