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I have burnin pain on forearm, started with diffuse tingling couple months ago, do i have cervical radiculopathy? burning not specific to dermatome

I have burnin pain on forearm, started with diffuse tingling couple months ago, do i have cervical radiculopathy? burning not specific to dermatome

Couple thots: Doubt this is due to problem in neck, and rather might wonder about problem with radial nerve if over top or forearm (dorsal interosseus syndrome), but if over inner surface could be median such as pronator syndrome, and even less likely anterior interosseus syndrome. An EMG could help sort this out. ...Read more

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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What's cervical fluid produced and what are its functions?

Cervical fluid: Produced in the cervix, it is a lubricant that helps sperms move thru to the uterus. ...Read more

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What is the cervix?

What is the cervix?

Opening to womb: It is the lower, narrow portion of the uterus (womb) where it joins with the top end of the vagina. It is the area where cells are obtained during a pap smear to aide in screening for cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What's bulky cervix?

What's bulky cervix?

Normal variant: Depending on the number of children born via vaginal delivery a woman has, sometimes her cervix can be
"bulky". Typically if a woman has never had a vaginal delivery, her cervix will be small, as it's never stretched out. Bulky is a normal variant and doesn't mean that there's anything wrong with the cervix, per se. ...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 cervical dystonia?

What is cervical dystonia?

Cervical Dystonia?: Cervical Dystonia causes neck pain and/or neck deviation due to involuntary contraction of muscles.The Brain tells the muscle the amount of muscle tone to provide (contract or relax).We don't know how but the message gets changed by the time it gets to the muscle and the wrong action occurs.It is a problem of Sensory Motor Integration between the brain and muscle. We don't know the cause. ...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 do you feel your cervix?

Self Cervical Exam: Many women find it difficult to fell their own cervix. You simply need to gently place you finger in the vagina until you feel a firm circular area at the back of the vagina. That is the cervix. ...Read more

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What causes a tilted cervix?

Retroverted uterus: Retroverted uterus can be caused by normal variation of female anatomy, pelvic adhesion, endometriosis, fibroid uterus, bulky uterus etc. ...Read more

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Can they fix a curved cervix?

Can they fix a curved cervix?

Not needed: The cervix is part of the uterus. Most women have some natural and normal curvature to the uterus, of varying degrees - and there is no indication for, or need for, any treatment for that curvature. ...Read more

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What is cervical endometriosis?

On the Cervix: Endometriosis is a condition where the tissue that is supposed to line the inside of the uterus starts growing outside the uterus. It has been found on the ovaries and tubes, the appendix and even in the lungs. Cervical endometriosis is where it is found growing on the cervix. Best wishes! ...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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What does a curved cervix mean?

Normal: A curved cervix probably indicates your cervix has a bend in it, either pointing to the front or the back. All of that is normal, and should not be causing any health problems. ...Read more

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What causes a shortened cervix?

Short cervix: The most common cause is pregnancy. It does not cause a problem otherwise. If your cervix is too thin too soon in pregnancy, you are at risk for preterm labor and will need evaluation and treatment. We usually do not know that a cervix will become too thin until it happens during pregnancy or if it happened during a previous pregnancy. ...Read more

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Sex position for title cervix ?

Unchanged: I'm quessing that you mean tilted cervix and are trying to conceive. You can still conceive in any position and do not need to use any particular position. Sperm are very good at swimming and finding their way in if they are in the neighborhood! Hope this helps and you have a beautiful little one soon. ...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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How effective is a cervical cap?

Effective: If used correctly but very few of my pts less than 1/2% use that method there are so many better methods. ...Read more

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Can your cervix fall out of you?

Family practice : It can protrude outside the vagina. It shouldn't completely fall out being part of your uterus. This normally wouldn't happen to a woman in your age group however. It is usually seen in someone that has had multiple pregnancies. The muscles get weak /relaxed so the uterus falls. Surgery is sometimes needed to tuck it back up. Make sure your dr is aware of it. ...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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How can I remove the cervical cap?

Release the vacuum : The ring on the cap helps to create a snug (but not tight fit and a vacuum effect. Either use your finger along the back side of the cup's rim to gently seperate it from the cervix. If thers is a string attached, gently pull it to release the vacuum. ...Read more

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Cervical spondilitis How to cure ?

Cervical spondilitis
How to cure ?

Cure for spondylosis: Cure per se is not possible once you have it. You can halt it and manage the pain. A pain specialist can help with procedures that can relieve pain. If too severe, you may even need surgery in the future. Avoid looking down for prolonged periods, aviod jerky movements. avoid watching TV while lying down, reading while seated etc. Regular exercises will help relieve the muscular spasms that usually ...Read more

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How should I use the cervical cap?

How should I use the cervical cap?

Avoid it: In 20 years, I have never seen a pt use the cervical cap successfully. Placement is difficult at best. Failures are high. Too many other choices. ...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 milky cervical fluid mean?

Milky Mystery: Vaginal discharge is normal unless it has a foul odor and is associated with other symptoms such as pain, burning, bleeding, itching or swelling of the external genitalia. A thick white discharge may indicate yeast or fungal overgrowth, a thin white discharge may be an inflammatory discharge or pus related to an infection. An examination, microscopic evaluation of the fluid and culture may help. ...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