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A 19-year-old female asked:

does my cervix have to do with pregnancy? i am 3 days late on my period.

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 22 years experience
Definitly not: Cervical position is almost completely unreliable. Unless you are actively in labor there is no reason to check your own cervix as it will not help you. Try a home pregnancy test if you want to know if you are pregnant

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My cervix is high, hard, and closed. As well as 3 days late on period. Took a at home pregnancy test, and came out negative. What does this mean?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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