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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
14 years experience in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Uterus Opening: The cervix is the opening of the uterus, or womb, into the vagina. It can be seen during the medical pelvic exam as a circle of muscular tissue with a ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal variant: Depending on the number of children born via vaginal delivery a woman has, sometimes her cervix can be "bulky". Typically if a woman has never had ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
You can't: Requires a physician with a speculum.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
27 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Self Cervical Exam: Many women find it difficult to fell their own cervix. You simply need to gently place you finger in the vagina until you feel a firm circular area a ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Retroverted uterus: Retroverted uterus can be caused by normal variation of female anatomy, pelvic adhesion, endometriosis, fibroid uterus, bulky uterus etc.
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A member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not needed: The cervix is part of the uterus. Most women have some natural and normal curvature to the uterus, of varying degrees - and there is no indication fo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Afshari
45 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may be abnormal: It may contain a lesion.
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Why: The position of a cervix varies from woman to woman. The are posterior, mid and anterior positions. Training and experience will let a person to d ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Peters-tanksley
34 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: A curved cervix probably indicates your cervix has a bend in it, either pointing to the front or the back. All of that is normal, and should not be ca ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Austin
14 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Short cervix: The most common cause is pregnancy. It does not cause a problem otherwise. If your cervix is too thin too soon in pregnancy, you are at risk for prete ... Read More

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