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Cervix Prolapse In Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
After 4th baby 3rd degree tear was repaired. Now 2 yrs later, looks like my cervix really low to vaginal opening when I bare down. Is it prolapse?
Possible: It is possible, but not overly likely - you should have a thorough exam if you are concerned. If you have not had an exam then I wonder why you are concerned over this - symptoms of urinary bladder prolapse may include recurrent bladder infections, pressure in the pelvic region and even prolapsed tissue into the vaginal opening - it should be checked. ...Read more
Never had kids but need hysterectomy. If I keep my cervix does that help to provide support so that I don't get prolapse?
Possibly: There is some evidence that keeping the cervix might have some benefits in preventing prolapse in some patients. Since you have never been pregnant your risk of prolapse is low. You will need to discuss your specific case with your surgeon. ...Read more
Is utrine and vaginal prolapse only caused by pregnancy? Can it haopen to a person who is a virgin and will never be pregnant? Other causes?
Could a prolapsed fibroid be felt right above my cervix. Should I go to emergency room. Cuz I feel it pressing against the open in of my cervix?
Yes, no: That is where it can be located, but this does not represent an emergency unless you are bleeding excessively, or with signs of infection (severe pain and fevers). ...Read more
If you ovulate: And have a uterus you can get pregnant. ...Read more
I'm in my early stages of pregnancy with my 5th child, but I feel like I have prolapsed, do I need to seek help?
Yes: Increased progesterone, early in pregnancy can cause, in very rare cases, uterine prolapse. Combined with 4 deliveries, it certainly could happen. Your uterus will grow out of your pelvis as your pregnancy progresses, and the problem will resolve. Until then you might need a pessary to lift the uterus up so it doesn't get stuck low down as it grows. ...Read more
I'm in my early stages of pregnancy with my 5th child, but im feeling like I have prolapsed, will this affect my pregnancy or do I need to seek help?
Talk w U PCP: And he will advise u.Get a more detailed answer ›
Common 2 feel ur own cervix or uncommon? I doubt prolapse, what am I feeling if not cervix? Found 2 bumps on what I thought was my cervix, if vaginal tumors wouldn't recent colonoscopy catch this?
Probably normal: It is possible to feel your cervix, even without prolapse. If you've had vaginal deliveries, that will change the shape of your cervix. Also, you can have benign mucous cysts, called nabothian cysts, on the cervix. If you've recently had a colposcopy then whatever your feeling is likely benign. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Defer to Obstetricia: Can't answer this properly as I have not been involved with obstetrics directly for the past 20 years. There may be many new modalities and treatments I am not aware of. It would be best to refer this question to an obstetrician. ...Read more
How common are cord accidents/prolapse/compression with footling breech at+after 28 weeks of pregnancy? Is footling breech dangerous during pregnancy?
What to do if I noticed a part of my cervix neck is swollen into my vaginal cavity, is it a prolapse?
Likely Yes: Prolapse is relative to the degree or extent of the falling of or failure of support for the pelvic organs. Feeling the cervix low down into the cervical cavity is suggestive of early to mid level prolapse. This is common after vagginal delivery and is more pronounced with strain or heavy lifting. Check with your doctor or make an appointment with your gyno who can easily assess. ...Read more
I am 13 weeks pregnant and have a cervix prolapse will I have to have a c section? This is my third child.
Recommended: Vaginal delivery is associated with pelvic organ prolapse. Having a vaginal delivery when you already have prolapse will most likely make your condition worse. Discuss with your OB ...Read more
Re-prolapsed bladder, rectum cervix. Bulging bladder-raw red area with sloughing skin, stings and bleeds at times. Anything I can use til repair??
Pregnancy ended at 5 mths w/preterm delivery. Pprom & cord prolapse a cause. Testing ovulation via strips for 5 mths, but no "smiley". This normal?
At pap test dr said openin of cervix looked slighly irritated. I have a prolapse and play lots sports. Why is it irritated? Will it affect result
I think-my cervix is too low, 0.5cm from the vulva. Prolapse maybe? I'm 23, bmi:19.5 and want to have children. My next gyn appointment in november. Thanks
Prolapse/long cervix: If you haven't had any risk factors for prolapse--childbearing, obesity, lifting heavy things, straining--then another possibility is simply a very long cervix. Discuss with your provider at your visit. Either way, most people can achieve a healthy pregnancy. Good luck! ...Read more
Is there such a thing as pregnancy induced mitral valve prolapse? That Goes away after pregnancy?
The heart goes: Through some remodeling and the circulating volume increases during pregnancy. Hormonal changes result in increased compliance of cartilaginous tissues. These changes can result in transient changes in the valvular anatomy and cardiac physiology that could result in transient prolapse. It usually resolves over several months post delivery and is rarely clinically significant. ...Read more
I can feel the side of my cervix with my middle finger inserted just past my second knuckle. I have three children. Is this a prolapse? It is also a little higher in the morning than at night. It moves out of the way during sex.
Is uterus or cervix prolapse possible at 22 due to heavy weight lifting in gym? I m a virgin age 22. Noticed a round ball covering vaginal opening.
But its not very common. You may want to set up a consult to discuss this further.
Dr M ...Read more