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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 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 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 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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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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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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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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