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Dr. Kent Childs
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Cerclage: With certain Cerclage placement the cervical mucus should remain in tact. Therefore believe that you have nothing to worry about but need routine che ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
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Previous 2nd TM loss: An incompetent cervix is usually diagnosed after a second trimester loss where the cervix dilates before the onset of labor or contractions. Sometimes ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Padmavati Garvey
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Close surveillance: There are many ways of managing a patient with a history of incompetent cervix. Some women may receive a cerclage or a stitch around their cervix. Y ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Not necessarily..: If this is your first baby/pregnancy, then it may mean so. If second or more, slightly dilated cervix is common/normal and it likely stays that way un ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
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No: This is an intrauterine device and has no real impact on the cervix.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Timothy Brown
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No: Fetal movement will not cause the cervix to dilate. Contractions are what you need to worry about. Good luck!
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Opening up too early: The cervix normally has a very small opening--the os--even during pregnancy. It should remain so until close to delivery at which time passage of the ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Very uncommon: The incidence of incompetent cervix is well less than 1%. When suspected, the norm is for serial trans-vaginal ultrasound measurements of the cervix, ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kimberly Haycraft-Williams
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Preterm birth: The real risk of an incompetent cervix is as it relates to future pregnancies. An incompetent cervix can result from various causes but basically it c ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Usha Mukhytar
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Repeated losses: Repeated pregnancy losses in 2nd trimaster painless bleeding and spontaneous termination repeatedly.
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