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why is it slimy around my cervix

A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
U do not need: To be feeling your cervix when you are preg, non of my pts have ever asked me that ? In 29 yrs of practice, there is no reason u need to be trying to ... Read More

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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Take a test : Home pregnancy tests are very accurate. They are the same tests used in a doctors office. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Ashley
14 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Uterus Opening: The cervix is the opening of the uterus, or womb, into the vagina. It can be seen during the medical pelvic exam as a circle of muscular tissue with a ... Read More
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Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
Opening to womb: It is the lower, narrow portion of the uterus (womb) where it joins with the top end of the vagina. It is the area where cells are obtained during a p ... Read More
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Dr. Diane Minich
36 years experience Family Medicine
Cervix: The cervix (from the latin cervix uteri, meaning "neck of the womb") is the lower, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the top end of the ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal variant: Depending on the number of children born via vaginal delivery a woman has, sometimes her cervix can be "bulky". Typically if a woman has never had ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Taylor
Specializes in Internal Medicine
You can't: Requires a physician with a speculum.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Rivera Jimenez
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Retroverted uterus: Retroverted uterus can be caused by normal variation of female anatomy, pelvic adhesion, endometriosis, fibroid uterus, bulky uterus etc.
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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 member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not needed: The cervix is part of the uterus. Most women have some natural and normal curvature to the uterus, of varying degrees - and there is no indication fo ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Afshari
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It may be abnormal: It may contain a lesion.
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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

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