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what is laceration of cervix

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Stitches: These lacerations can often occur with childbirth and are easily repaired with stitches.
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Allow to heal: As long as the bleeding is controlled and there is no risk of scarring the os.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Turrisi
46 years experience Radiation Oncology
Bleeding: And pai.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cervix laceration: Cervix is latin for neck and may refer to many organs but it usually refers to the opening of the uterus into the vagina. Any trauma in this region in ... Read More
Dr. John Walker
24 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cervical cut: A laceration is simply a cut, the cervix the lower end of the uterus where it meets and joins with the end of the vagina.
Dr. Marc Polecritti
17 years experience Plastic Surgery
Cut : A laceration of the cervix is a cut to the cervix. The cervix is the entrance to the uterus within the vagina.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Dr. Ron Eaker answered
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Observation: Simply looking at the cervix can sometimes tell if there was a prior laceration (by seeing how it healed).
A female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Need for examination: I trust you mean vaginal birth. You should consult your doctor to assess the degree of damage to the cervix. The cervical damage assessment is more to ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kulick
41 years experience Plastic Surgery
See a doctor: This is not a question that should be dealt with on line.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Ollendorff
27 years experience 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
That depends : Depending on the size, area of the body, the laceration may be sutures, taped or even left alone. Let the experts make that decision.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jennifer Austin
14 years experience 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
A female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
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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