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Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the uterus into the vagina.

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What is high grade cells in the cervix?

What is high grade cells in the cervix?

Pre cancerous cells: High grade cells are precancerous cells of the cervix. This is not cancer and is very treatable. The purpose of having a pap smear is to find these cell abnormalities before they progress to cancer. ...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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High risk pregnancy (Tip)

High risk pregnancy

An incompetent cervix is treated before or during 1st trimester by doing a cerclage, a tvc or a tac. ...See more

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What does it mean to have a slightly curved cervix?

Probably nothing: The uterus is composed of muscle and collagen, both are somewhat flexible. The uterus is attached inside you, but is still a bit mobile, while the cervix is somewhat fixed in place by it's attachment to the vagina. When the uterus leans forward or back (or side), then the cervix will be curved a bit. Essentially, whatever the position of the uterus and cervix inside you, it is normal for you. ...Read more

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I have 2 cervixes and i can't ever get off or have an orgasm, is there something wrong?

I have 2 cervixes and i can't ever get off or have an orgasm, is there something wrong?

Not related : Uterine didelphys (duplicate reproductive system) is unrelated to orgasm ability. Masturbation is helpful in learning to achieve orgasm. There are sexual therapist available for referrals as well. ...Read more

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Sexual health (Tip)

Sexual health

Douching does very little to prevent conception as sperm enter cervix and ascend into the uterus. ...See more

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If your cervix is really high were you can't reach it or really low what does this mean?

If your cervix is really high were you can't reach it or really low what does this mean?

Low cervix: If the cervix is unusually low in the vaginal canal, it means prolapse or dropping of the uterus. Occasionally, this can be caused by a mass or tumor pushing it down. More often it is due to loosening or detachment of the supportive ligaments and pelvic floor tissues. ...Read more

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What exactly is an unfavorable cervix?

Low Bishop Score: As you get close to full term pregnancy, the cervix is assessed for 5 factors: dilation, effacement, firmness, position, and fetal station. Each factor gets scored, and the 5 are added together. 10 or better is considered favorable, and a patient has a very high chance of responding to oxytocin as an induction agent. Conservatively speaking, therefore, <10 is unfavorable. ...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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How is a cyct in your cervix formed and how can it be removed?

How is a cyct in your cervix formed and how can it be removed?

Nabothian cyst: They can be opened in the office, with very little discomfort, they come and go. ...Read more

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