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What does a high soft cervix mean?

What does a high soft cervix mean?

Hmmm: I am assuming you are pregnant. That exam means you are may be quite a way from delivery. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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


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Why do I have a high soft cervix for 14days?

Why do I have a high soft cervix for 14days?

Cervical checking: Is not useful. I know its all over the internet now, but it's complete nonsense. I wouldn't do it. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a extremely high soft cervix the day your period starts. I was also late five days.

Is it normal to have a extremely high soft cervix the day your period starts. I was also late five days.

Preg test: If your period is late you should check a pregnancy test. The position and consistency of your cervix is only relevant when you are in labor. This is not something one needs to check at other times in your life. It is not reliable and does not mean anything. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a high soft cervix around the time ur period was suppose to come but never showed up?

What does it mean to have a high soft cervix around the time ur period was suppose to come but never showed up?

Sounds normal: Sounds like a normal description of a cervix. They usually are softer near someone's period. You're late though, are you trying to get pregnant? Check a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Had a high, soft cervix for nearly 4 weeks. Age 37 - this has never happened before. Not pregnant, no pain or bleeding. What could be causing it?

Had a high, soft cervix for nearly 4 weeks. Age 37 - this has never happened before. Not pregnant, no pain or bleeding. What could be causing it?

Pap smear: Cervical position and consistency rarely matters except when you are in labor. There is no need to check it otherwise as it will not reliably indicate much of anything useful. Make sure you Pap smear is up to date. If still concerned have an obgyn take a look. ...Read more

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Very high/soft cervix even while on birth control pills. Should I be worried?

No worries: I believe your describe a normal variant for cervix position and tissue consistency. Your gynecologist or pcp who performs the pap smear can give a better impression. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Does it make sense to have a high firm cervix before period, but high soft cervix during and after? Side note: this cycle included large clumps. PCOS

Does it make sense to have a high firm cervix before period, but high soft cervix during and after? Side note: this cycle included large clumps. PCOS

Yes: During your period the cervical opening will enlarge, and the cervix will soften a bit, often it is a bit more soft and filled with blood in its vessels.
Between your periods, specifically before your period, more blood is going to the lining of the uterus so less blood is going to the cervix, making it harder and therefore sitting a bit higher. ...Read more

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Very high, soft cervix, slightly open (barley) w/ thick white discharge but my period is due today could I be preg? ~ TTC

Very high, soft cervix, slightly open (barley) w/ thick white discharge but my period is due today could I be preg? ~ TTC

How are you examinin: Signs of pregnacy include: 1 or missed missed cycles, breast pain or fullness, early morning nausea/vomiting weight gain or increrasing andominal girth, not to mention unprotected intercourse. Cervical height is not a sign and softening begins at 4-8 weeks: Do a home pregnacy test and/or protect yourself-consult your GYN for BC if needed. ...Read more

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High soft cervix, with nausea, tender breasts, odd exhaustion and frequent urination. I missed my period last month and have tested neg. Am I pregnant?

High soft cervix, with nausea, tender breasts, odd exhaustion and frequent urination. I missed my period last month and have tested neg. Am I pregnant?

Pregnancy test!: If your urine pregnancy test is negative and you've missed your period, you could still be pregnant. You need a blood pregnancy test. ...Read more

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High and soft cervix and white watery discharge period due in 2 days?

High and soft cervix and white watery discharge period due in 2 days?

Yes: Your cervix can produce a large amount of mucus depending on your cycle. If you notice a foul smell, thick pearly discharge, or brown discharge you should seek treatment. If your period does not come or is irregular take a pregnancy test. Consider getting a gardisil vaccination to protect your cervix from human papilloma virus which is sexuality transmitted and causes cervical cancer ...Read more

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I've had high and soft cervix during my period last may 6, and 7, until now it is still high and soft, is this possible? Or could I be pregnant?

Pregnancy Test: Position of cervix in vagina does not tell us anything in regards to whether a woman is pregnant. Best to do home pregnancy test on first morning urine no sooner than 2 weeks after FIRST unprotected sex. If neg, repeat in 7-10 days. If both neg, unlikely you are pregnant.
Hope this was helpful. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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Very high, very soft cervix. Cramps, nausea, dizziness, a lot of cm, 6d after ov. Pregnant?

Very high, very soft cervix. Cramps, nausea, dizziness, a lot of cm, 6d after ov. Pregnant?

Too soon to know: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about two weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative re do the test in 4-5 days, unless you get a period before then. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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What does a high soft open cervix mean?

What does a high soft open cervix mean?

Labor indicator: You didn't mention if you're pregnant or not. A high soft open cervix is how a cervix is felt prior to labor. The changes give clues to whether or not you will be able to have a baby vaginally. The cervix starts in the back of the vagina, is hard and closed. For labor to start, it moves forward, gets softer and opens. The more the changes, the better the chances for labor & vaginal birth. ...Read more

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11th day of my cycle high soft opened cervix with watery CM but occasionally egg white CM with a streak of blood? Is this due to ovulation?

11th day of my cycle high soft opened cervix with watery CM but occasionally egg white CM with a streak of blood? Is this due to ovulation?

Possible: What you describe is consistent with the mid cycle which is when ovulation occurs. It is common to have a small amount of bleeding or spotting at the time of ovulation. Sounds normal. ...Read more

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Increased saliva. White creamy discharge. High soft closed cervix 4 days before AF. Headaches. Fluctuating appetite. Fatigue. Pregnant???

Increased saliva. White creamy discharge. High soft closed cervix 4 days before AF. Headaches. Fluctuating appetite. Fatigue. Pregnant???

Vaginal discharge: The best way to know if you're pregnant is to take a home pregnancy test. You can also get a blood test at your doctor's office. I would go see a doctor about that discharge. ...Read more

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My cervix feels high and very soft. I want to know if I am dialated or not. What does a super high and very soft cervix mean in pregnancy. I'm 37w6d?

Maybe: Generally, as the cervix readies for labor, it becomes softer, it "moves down" a bit, and then it starts to dilate. Usually, this is caused by contractions - if you're not having contractions, or any bleeding, or any loss of fluid, then you probably aren't dilating just yet. But your doctor can check at your next visit! If you are having any of those signs, I would go to your doctor sooner. ...Read more

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I'm not sure if this is implantation bleeding or period, it's 5 days early, but is it normal to have very high and very soft cervix on your period?

I'm not sure if this is implantation bleeding or period, it's 5 days early, but is it normal to have very high and very soft cervix on your period?

Implantation bleed: Implantation bleeding is much more common on the internet than in real life. It occurs rarely and exclusively in someone who is pregnant. The only way to know if someone had implantation bleeding or just irregular menstrual bleeding is to wait and see if you are pregnant. If your test is positive then this was implantation bleeding. If it is negative then it is just irregular menstrual bleeding. ...Read more

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I have a high squishy soft wet cervix and also have pcs, could I be pregnant?

Get pregnancy test: Could be pregnancy, so a pregnancy test should be done ...Read more

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I have sticky cervical mucus with a soft, high, open cervix. Is ovulation soon to occur or already occurring?

I have sticky cervical mucus with a soft, high, open cervix. Is ovulation soon to occur or already occurring?

Who knows?: Cervical mucous that is thin and stretchy in mid cycle can suggest impending ovulatory changes but not confirm a timeline. ...Read more

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Soft high closed cervix 3 days before expected period. But negative HPT. Pregnant or not?

Maybe, maybe not: If the test was negative, then probably not. If your period is late, then check a test again. ...Read more

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Menses but high soft and open cervix when normally always low and hard. Could I still be pregnant?

Menses but high soft and open cervix when normally always low and hard. Could I still be pregnant?

Maybe: There area a number of factors. Is the bleeding a menstrual cycle or bleeding from pregnancy? The cervix can be open during menses. The uterus/cervix can be in different positions depending on how long you have been on your feet, how much stool is in your bowels, if you have a prolapse, or if you have had sex ...Read more

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Extremely high soft and closed cervix, some spotting, period five days late. Am I pregnant?

Extremely high soft and closed cervix, some spotting, period five days late. Am I pregnant?

Take a test: If you're worried about possibly being pregnant, best is to take an over the counter home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I had a miscarriage on Oct. 12, 2015. I started my period this month until 11/18/15. I've had a high soft and tilted cervix for a few weeks. Normal?

Hormones & Cervix: This can be normal as many women who have had a miscarriage undergo a number of hormonal changes as well as inflammation - all which can cause position changes of the uterus and softening of the cervix. In most women, these changes should normalize within the next several months though can change if getting pregnant again. Keep in mind - with other symptoms, it can also indicate infection ...Read more

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Soft high cervix at 22 weeks pregnant, second baby 11 years gap. Should I be concerned? Should it be hard or soft? No serious cramps no spotting.

You should not be: Checking your own cervix, in the us we do not recommend that, do not know what they tell u in the uk, , your doctor is the only one who should be checking your cervix and you should have had a cervical length done on the ultrasound that you should have had at 19-20 weeks to check the fetal anatomy, if u are worried please have your OB check u. ...Read more

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3 days late soft high closed cervix with creamy cm sore breasts and light cramping for a week now. When should I take a test? Thanks

3 days late soft high closed cervix with creamy cm sore breasts and light cramping for a week now. When should I take a test? Thanks

See below: Conception, as defined by the generation of a fertilized ovum, occurs within day or so of the sex. However, it takes about 2-3 weeks for the embryo to make enough HCG to produce a positive pregnancy test. Blood test may be done a day after a missed period. Home pregnancy tests should be done 4-5 days after the missed period. If the result is negative repeat the test in 4-5 days. Use first morning urine and follow instructions for the test carefully. If you do not wish to be pregnant, use contraception all the time, every time. You may consider implanted contraceptive, or IUD.
Practice safe sex.
Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more

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Soft high and closed cervix is this normal for the day after what I think was my ovulation day?

Soft high and closed cervix is this normal for the day after what I think was my ovulation day?

Yes: Those are pretty normal findings for a cervix. The cervix does not dilate or move for that matter in associate with ovulation. ...Read more