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What reasons would your cervix dilate if you aren't pregnant? i have an iud, but it seems in place & no pain. some bleeding

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Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menstrual cycle: The degree to which the cervical canal is dilated various with the menstrual cycle. Typically, the cervical canal widens a little bit to accommodate the passage of menstrual blood. Around ovulation, midcycle, some women notice a clear, stringy discharge. These are all normal changes happening. An IUD does not affect the cervical canal.
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