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normal cervical opening during pregnancy

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Time will tell: The fact that the cervical os is closed is a hopeful sign. However, over the next 4 weeks an answer will be forthcoming.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Obiloh Egu
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Prolapse cervix: Yes some concern especially since this is your first pregnancy and I am assuming you have not had any surgeries on or through your cervix. So would ad ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Accurso
28 years experience Radiology
See a doctor: Painful intercourse is not normal. Please see your doctor for a complete evaluation.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Unrelated: An incompetent cervix rarely causes any problems before the second trimester. About 1/2 of all pregnancies have some bleeding in the first trimester. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Closed : It stays closed until you are in labor. Then it opens up and closes after delivery.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes by cerclage: If done in time, once a cerclage has been done , it should always be repeated in future pregnancies, before the cervix opens.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Blue cervix: It may have a bluish tint due to increased blood flow through those tissues.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
The cervix: begins to "efface" (thin out at the outlet) during the third trimester...it does NOT dilate until shortly before birth Hope this helps Dr Z
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Throughout: The cervix is closed throughout pregnancy until near the time of delivery. There are no cycle days during pregnancy.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: Some women keep their cervix closed until they go into labor. It doesn't mean anything is wrong. Since you have been pregnant 3 prior times, your ce ... Read More
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