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what is a woman s cervix

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Cervix: I assume you are talking about after birth. It is a combination of the uterus contracting, prolactin, and the lack of a baby contracting or pushing o ... Read More

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Dr. Tony Ho
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PID: An untreated infection can ascend past the cervix and cause pelvic inflammatory disease, a serious condition that may cause infertility.
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Dr. Allen Seely
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Your O.B.'s decision: Cervical cerclage ('putting a string around the cervix) in order to prevent 2nd/3rd trimester pregnancy loss is a clinical decision usually based upon ... Read More
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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
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HPV: Hpv types 16 and 18 are associated with cervical cancer, . Make sure you get an annual pap smear from your gyn or pcp doctor to monitor for this probl ... Read More
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Yes: High means posterior and very thick. As you near due date that will change. Best wishes.
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Dr. Sylvie Stacy
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Not in the US: No, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine is not approved in the US for woman over the age of 26.
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Dr. Robert Killian
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Myths: No. Please review your health class lessons. A fetus is not connected to its mother for about fourteen days after conception. The mother's body has no ... Read More
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Dr. Kathleen Saradarian
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Absolutely: As long as you have a vagina, you can have intercourse. Of course, after you have healed from surgery and been given the ok from your surgeon. You j ... Read More
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Dr. Albert Pizzo
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Vagina and cervix: The cervix is attached to the deep wall of the vagina. The hymen is located at the front of the vagina. You can google vagina and see an illustratio ... Read More
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Dr. Tracey Leaver-Williams
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Unlikely: Adenomyosis can cause heavy and painful periods but generally would not be though of as a cause of cervical obstruction.

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