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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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Is the cervix slightly open during period or does it remain closed?

Is the cervix slightly open during period or does it remain closed?

Yes, it has to be: open to allow shedding of the endometrial lining, i.e. menstrual flow, to exit the vaginal cavity. However the opening is commonly quite small. ...Read more

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Cervix (Definition)

The uterine cervix is the opening of the ...Read more


Dr. Andrew Villa
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Cervix sore during period normal?

Cervix sore during period normal?

Possibly: The cervix and vagina may become more sensitive during the menstrual cycle due to hormonal and blood flow changes. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
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What causes pain in right lower stomach before, after and during period I have pain in my right lower stomach im going to the doctor?

What causes pain in right lower stomach before, after and during period I have pain in my right lower stomach im going to the doctor?

Needs evaluation: Pelvic pain is complex as there are several organs in the pelvis. The ovaries, fallopian tubes, uterus, cervix, bladder, appendix, intestines, colon and rectum can all be the source. Pelvic pain requires and examination to help organize the evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Usha Mukhytar
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Dr. Gerard Honore
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Is there cervical mucus during period? I am trying to conceive and i had my period yesterday today i saw stretchy cervical mucus, so is it normal?

Is there cervical mucus during period?  I am trying to conceive and i had my period yesterday today i saw stretchy cervical mucus, so is it normal?

Normal: Actually if you have a normal cervix there will always be some cervical mucus. It increases around ovulation but that doesn't mean it goes away for the rest of the cycle. I wouldn't worry about it. ...Read more

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Dr. Caren Reaves
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Severe pain during period after endometrial ablation, even though I don't bleed. The cramps are worse than child birth, I don't have fibroids.?

Severe pain during period after endometrial ablation, even though I don't bleed.  The cramps are worse than child birth,  I don't have fibroids.?

Cervical stenosis: Sometimes the cervical opening will scar shut after ablation and not allow any bleeding to pass. As it builds up, the uterus will cramp to try and force it out and this can be very painful. See your doc for a sono. If this is the case, it can usually be relieved by passing a small instrument to open the cervix again. Good luck! ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Varady
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Is safe during period?

Is safe during period?

Do you mean?: I assume you're asking is sex safe during your period: yes. Very very very low risk to get pregnant ...Read more

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