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A friend had incompetence cervix,in her teen she used to shake her body on the floor and get pleasure cos of rubbing vagina on floor.is this reason ic?
Sounds nonsensical: Women have patulous cervices lremember the cervix is located several inches back up in the vagina and vigorous shaking should in no way be able to cause it to to soften its muscular structure. Remember your physics! A fluid cannot maintain a pressure gradient. ...Read more
Can sexual promiscuity as a teen permanently damage the cervix, causing cervical incompetence in pregnancy as an adult (without any history of sti)?
Probably not: Sexual promiscuity does not cause cervical incompetence. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer