A 35-year-old member asked:
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is having a cervical cerclage dangerous?

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Dr. James Rochester
26 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.
Answered on Jul 6, 2014
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Debatable: It is debatable whether cerclages really make a difference in outcome. In this country they are offered to women who have a history of incompetent ce ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Seeing doc: Your doc should check regulalry for it and make sure its in place. If you get cramps and bleeding see your doc asap.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
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Difficult: Your cerclage will be checked by your OB either by inspection or ultrasound. I prefer ultrasound to check for length of cervix and any beaking membran ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Lutz
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Can happen if labor: If labor occurs with cerclage can tear then would maybe need repair.

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