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Causes Of Incompetent Cervix
Can a penis hit a cervix so hard to cause an incompetent cervix to open completely? I feel like its my fault i lost the baby on monday
Can a very low calorie diet followed by amenorrhea for 8 months at an age of 14 cause incompetent cervix or/and infertility?
Incompetent cervix.emergent cercLage at 21weeks with funneling and 22mm cervix.feel baby is kicking cervix.can it cause further cervical changes?
Opening up too early: The cervix normally has a very small opening--the os--even during pregnancy. It should remain so until close to delivery at which time passage of the baby through the os is needed. Thus, close to birth time, the cervix begins to dilate from about <1cm to 10. If dilating too early (incompetent), there is risk of preterm delivery, hence concerning for incompetent cervix. Hope that helps. Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Preterm birth: The real risk of an incompetent cervix is as it relates to future pregnancies. An incompetent cervix can result from various causes but basically it causes the cervix to dilate easily which puts women at high risk for preterm labor and delivery . If this problem is discovered early doctors may put a stitch in the cervix called a cerclage to make the cervix stronger to prevent early delivery. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
On October 10th I will be 9 weeks...I'm worried that my incompetent cervix will open. Should I get a sooner appointment? Scared 3 losses with cervix
Close surveillance: There are many ways of managing a patient with a history of incompetent cervix. Some women may receive a cerclage or a stitch around their cervix. You may be placed on bedrest or modified activity. Some women receive vaginal Progesterone suppositories or injections. Some women have frequent sonograms to measure their cervical length. ...Read more
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