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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 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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Mirena (levonorgestrel) 4 2 yrs w/sore c-section area during period w/ mild lower back pain. Feels like strained muscle pain. Caused by swelling of cervix/uterus?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) 4 2 yrs w/sore c-section area during period w/ mild lower back pain. Feels like strained muscle pain. Caused by swelling of cervix/uterus?

Get an OBGYN consult: It sounds like you need to visit your OB/GYN right away. You may need to have a cervical exam, pap, r/o uterine process such as fibroids or endometriosis. The Mirena (levonorgestrel) should be working better so best that your OB/GYN rules out contraindications and makes sure your symptoms are better controlled. Low back pain may or may not be unrelated. Talk to your GP doctor about it. Good luck. ...Read more

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Discomfort in bellybutton during period , why ?

Discomfort in bellybutton during period , why ?

May be normal: Mild pain is common but if this gets worse, please see a doctor. ...Read more

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Is ovulation possible during period?

Is ovulation possible during period?

In general...: In a 28 day cycle with a typical period lasting 5 days and ovulation occurring on the 14th day, one should expect to ovulate 9 days after your period is complete...But in medicine, anything is possible! all the best! ...Read more

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How to stop the bleeding during period?

How to stop the bleeding during period?

Ibuprofen: If it's a true period, it's hard to stop once it starts. Using high dose of Ibuprofen may slow it down. Dose used in 800mg 3x daily for up to 3 days with food. If bleeding is from another cause then a normal cycle, other treatment may be needed. ...Read more