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Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


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Will a cervical collar help my ddd to heal?

More comfortable: It may make you more comfortable but it won't cause ddd to heal. ...Read more

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I want to know about some exercise for Lordosis patients. Using back support elastic belt and cervical collar for more than a year but nothing work?

I want to know about some exercise for Lordosis patients. Using back support elastic belt and cervical collar for more than a year but nothing work?

It may help if it--: -due 2 habitual posture. It serves as a reminder 2 not slouch.

If due 2 anatomical variant, they will not help. ...Read more

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Should I do neck exercises & physio during acute phase of cervical radiculopathy or just wear collar & how long should I wear it?

Should I do neck exercises & physio during acute phase of cervical radiculopathy or just wear collar & how long should I wear it?

Depends: There is a lot to this question. First of all, I would make sure that you see a neurologist for a complete evaluation before exercising. You may need an MRI of the neck as well. Once that is done you can move forward with gentle traction, limited exercise. I would wear a c collar until you are evaluated. Good luck and I hope you feel better soon. ...Read more

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Are foam collars benefical to use for cervical dystonia? Do they weaken the neck muscles!

Collars: Collars can be a hindrance as well as helpful. If you wear them and they are helping you move easily and function normally then that's okay. But if you feel your range of motion decreased the muscles will start to lose tone and weaken. Yoga is one of the best exercises you could find to strengthen weaker neck and back muscles. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: cervical?

What is the definition or description of: cervical?

2 areas: Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of the uterus called cervix. ...Read more

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What's a cervical cap?

What's a cervical cap?

Barrier Contraceptiv: A cervical cap is a form of barrier contraception. It is filled with some spermicide and inserted over the cervix to prevent pregnancy. Modern cervical caps must be fitted by a clinician due to the wide variation in cervical size. They are not often prescribed nowadays. Cassanova is credited (? True) with inventing the cervical cap by using half of a lemon. ...Read more

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What is a cervical stitch?

What is a cervical stitch?

Cerclage: A cervical stitch is a procedure called a cerclage. A cerclage is a surgical procedure to close and support the cervix for people who have pregnancy loss in the second trimester due to a weak or incompetent cervix. Typically a "purse-string" stitch is placed around the cervix in the early second trimester to give support. The most common type is called a mcdonald cerclage. ...Read more

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How do u check ur cervix?

How do u check ur cervix?

Exam: The cervix is evaluated by your physician. There is two parts to the exam: 1. Bi manual and two speculum. The speculum is a beak shaped instrument placed in your vagina and allows the physician to see the cervix. The exam consists of the physician placing an exam finger on your cervix and then feeling the top of your uterus and ovaries through your abdomen. ...Read more

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What is a cervical pillow?

Contoured: A pillow which is contoured to the neck and gives support. ...Read more

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Cervix pain inside and out?

Cervix pain inside and out?

Cervix pain: Hard to know how you are sure it's cervix pain. If it is tender to touch then an std is possible. See your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How to find position of cervix?

How to find position of cervix?

Why?: Ate you doing this for ovulation? Cervical position and consistency is an unreliable method of predicting ovulation. It is also unnecessary in today's world where ovulation kits are available over the counter for those in need of ovulation prediction to assist with conception. ...Read more

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Is cervix always closed or open?

Is cervix always closed or open?

Open: The cervix is always open althnough the opening is quite narrow outside of pregnancy. It contains a mucus plug which helps prevent infection and other things from passing through but is receptive to living spermatozoa. ...Read more

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What is a cervical cauterization?

What is a cervical cauterization?

CAUTERIZATION: A procedure to eliminate chronic cervicitis and possibly ca in situ done by gyne md. ...Read more

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Is too much sex bad for the cervix?

No: Unless you get an std or your cervix has a problem or is getting hit during the sex, or you are doing something out of the ordinary, you should be getting regular paps and stds if you are sexually active. ...Read more

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What does a normal cervix feel like?

What does a normal cervix feel like?

The end of your nose: During vaginal examination the cervix will feel firm and somewhat pliable like the end of your nose. ...Read more

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Is the cervix always open or closed?

Is the cervix always open or closed?

Open: The cervix is always open althnough the opening is quite narrow outside of pregnancy. It contains a mucus plug which helps prevent infection and other things from passing through but is receptive to living spermatozoa. ...Read more

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Can cervical pain give you toothache?

Can cervical pain give you toothache?

No: I don't see the connection, direct or indirect.
You see your dentist to determine the cause of your tooth ach. ...Read more

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What are the exercise to open cervix?

Pelvic floor: The cervix is the opening of the uterus and is controlled by the autonomic nervous system. Exercise will not open the uterus. Pelvic floor exercise will strengthen below the cervix. ...Read more

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What causes cervix to be low and soft?

Ovulation: A woman's cervix can become low and soft during the time of ovulation. A woman's cervix can become soft when she is pregnant. ...Read more