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what are the symptoms of a short cervix?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Usually none.: Short cervix is generally noted on prenatal sonogram without maternal symptoms. Vaginal Progesterone may help in some of these cases.
Answered on May 23, 2015
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