A 22-year-old female asked:
34wks pregnant w/mcdonalds 2 stitches.take p17,dont have contractions.just went off bedrest w/2cm closed funneled cervix.can pressure dilate cervix?
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Dr. Brian Nguyenanswered
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
Not impossible: it sounds like you have a diagnosis of cervical insufficiency and you have a stitch place to prevent dilation. The stitch should be able to holdyour cervix closed, however there are some situations where your cervix will continue to try to open anyway, such as infection. If you begin having contractions, get seen by a doctor immediately. Otherwise take it easy. Good luck
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