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A 44-year-old member asked:

How does a doc check your overies and cervix?

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Dr. Hector Chapa
Obstetrics and Gynecology 27 years experience
Sono and exam : Based on the need, physicians may need to assess the uterine size and the ovaries (adnexa). This is best done with the patient in childbirth/pap position (lithotomy) with one hand inside the vagina stabilizing the cervix, and the other outside the pelvis (bimanual exam). It is the traditional method, but it lacks specificity/sensitivity to find disease. At times, vaginal/pelvic sonogram helps.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
I am in the5th week of pregnancy & i feel pain in the cervix area for 2days.What may the cause? My doc. Tell me to take a rest in home for a while
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Dr. Cindy Hartleyanswered
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Uterine growth: You may be experiencing some discomforts as the uterus grows. If you have bleeding or if the pain becomes severe see your doctor for a sonogram.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
I had a conization of the cervix done today. Doc says I shouldn't go to class for a few days, but I really don't want to miss more class! Can I go?
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Up to you: Chances are that nothing would happen. The principle risk is sudden heavy bleeding.
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Last updated Dec 9, 2013

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