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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervical pursestring: Cerclage is a purse string type suture around the cervix to keep it closed for patient's who lose repeated pregnancies due to a inappropriately openin ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elizabeth Reynoso
16 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Preterm labor: Progesterone injections and cerclage are the max of what I would consider in a patient with a history of preterm labor or delivery. Bedrest has not be ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marc Hirsch
51 years experience Family Medicine
Correct: Listen to your doctor. This can be a perfectly normal occurrence so stay in touch with your doctor about changes in amount and appearance of the disch ... Read More
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Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
R/O PPROM: You appear to have an incompetent cervix treated with a cerclage. If your cervix is thin, the watery/slimy discharge could be amniotic fluid and this ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervical mucus/ovul: The production of cervical mucus is affected to some extent by the vaginal delivery process, in that the glands which produce the mucus from the cervi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes, unfortunately: That can happen, no guarantee when u get one that it will work.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Rochester
25 years experience Family Medicine
Cerclage: as with any procedure there are risks. As procedures go a cerclage is at the lower end of the risk scale. Be sure to discuss with your OB.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Have pleasure: Should not have an effect on the cerclage. Good luck with your pregnancy.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Your OB doc: Or the perinatologist should have already gone over a detailed plan with you and your wife, so you really need to call your doc and discuss everything ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Many: Many of my patients have had successful cerclages and delivered at term. The argument is whether bedrest alone is just as good as a cerclage and rest ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: U need to have a regular obgyn or a peri-natologist do that surgery if indeed you are a candidate for that.
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