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Dr. Katharine Cox
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Laceration Of Cervix (Definition)

Cervix is latin for neck and may refer to many organs but it usually refers to the opening of the uterus into the vagina. Any trauma in this region including instrumentation or scoping or placement of an iud or agressive sexual practices may cause a laceration to the cervix with subsequent scarring. A pap smear is performed on the ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: laceration of cervix?

What is the definition or description of: laceration of cervix?

Cervix laceration: Cervix is latin for neck and may refer to many organs but it usually refers to the opening of the uterus into the vagina. Any trauma in this region including instrumentation or scoping or placement of an iud or agressive sexual practices may cause a laceration to the cervix with subsequent scarring. A pap smear is performed on the lining of the cervix. ...Read more

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What are the tests for laceration of cervix during previous childbirth?

What are the tests for laceration of cervix during previous childbirth?

Observation: Simply looking at the cervix can sometimes tell if there was a prior laceration (by seeing how it healed). ...Read more

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Is it easy to have a virginal birth after about 4 years having cervix laceration during birth?

Need for examination: I trust you mean vaginal birth. You should consult your doctor to assess the degree of damage to the cervix. The cervical damage assessment is more to ascertain your ability to carry a pregnancy than the delivery. ...Read more

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Getting pregnant if you have cervix laceration is safe?

Getting pregnant if you have cervix laceration is safe?

See a doctor: This is not a question that should be dealt with on line. ...Read more

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How long does the discharge last after getting a cervix cryotherapy?

How long does the discharge last after getting a cervix cryotherapy?

What did the doc: Who did the procedure tell you, that is a basic followup instruction that your doc should have told you before or right after doing the procedure, normal time is 3- 10 days at the most and there should be no odor, very surprised your doc did not tell you that to you as that a basic post procedure instruction. ...Read more

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How long can a soft cervix last at31 weeks? Lots of ewcm. Last baby born early 37w. Have polyhdramnios too. I know weeks but what about a month still?

YOU SHOULD BE: Discussing this at length with your OB who is taking care of you or the perinatologist who should be consulting on the case as they know your specifics and obviously should be monitoring you closely, with meds if necessary depending on your situation you could get to 37 weeks again they would know m=much better than me and it depends if your poly gets worse or not, call your OB this weekend. ...Read more

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Got a laceration above and in my eyebrow last night, cleaned and applied neosporn to it and bandaged it. Do I need stitches? 2" long less than 1"deep

Got a laceration above and in my eyebrow last night, cleaned and applied neosporn to it and bandaged it. Do I need stitches? 2" long less than 1"deep

Needs evaluation: Need for stitches is based on a number of things. Given the location and depth of the wound, stitches may be required to achieve the best final cosmetic result. Recommend getting evaluated as soon as possible, as there comes a time where it is no longer appropriate to close the wound. ...Read more

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Does an epinepherine endometrial adrenaline injection side effects last? And for how long? I had a biopsy today and they injected me inside my cervix.

Not likely: It sounds like they injected some Lidocaine with Epinephrine in your cervix today for a biopsy/colposcopy? Those medications they infected have a super short 1/2 life, meaning they don't stay in your system for very long at all. Definitely all gone by the time you wrote this question. No lasting side effects. Hope biopsy comes back normal! ...Read more

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39 wk prg, my obgyn did cervix dilation test, n I'm having a bloody show now. Is it safe to take bath? How long bloody show last?

39 wk prg, my obgyn did cervix dilation test, n I'm having a bloody show now. Is it safe to take bath? How long bloody show last?

Yes: Some bloody mucus is common after a cervical exam near term. A bath is just fine but be careful getting out of the tub. Falls are very rusky at this point in pregnancy and everyone is more clumsy at this stage. How long the discharge lasts varies. Hope this helps. Best wishes to you and your baby. ...Read more

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Had polyps removed from cervix and uterus three days ago and still spotting how long might this last?

U should be asking t: This to the doc who just did your surgery as he shoudlhave told you before and or after the surgery exactly what to expect post op so please call your doc as your doc knows your situation, so call that doc this weekend. ...Read more

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How long will my cervix take to dialate more? I'm 37 weeks pregnant and dialated to 2 and cervix is softer and higher. Had last baby at 39 weeks

How long will my cervix take to dialate more? I'm 37 weeks pregnant and dialated to 2 and cervix is softer and higher. Had last baby at 39 weeks

Unknown: It would be awesome if we could predict exactly when someone would go into labor. Unfortunately we can not. It is great that you are already dilated at 37 weeks. That is great progress. Hopefully you will labor soon but beyond that there is not a way to predict it ...Read more

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Having contractions every 3 minutes lasting 80 seconds long doctors don't wanna check my cervix for fear of infection how do I know if I'm dilatin or not last time I was check I was 2 1/2 CM and 70% efface?

Having contractions every 3 minutes lasting 80 seconds long doctors don't wanna check my cervix for fear of infection how do I know if I'm dilatin or not last time I was check I was 2 1/2 CM and 70% efface?

Where are you?: If you are not in a delivery suite you should be, and the decision of whether and how frequently to check for cervical dilation and effacement should be left to your ob/gyn doctors. Since this was sent 24 hrs ago, suspect you have already delivered. ...Read more

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I'm 35 weeks preg. I had mild cramping and got admitted to the hostipal last night, the doctor said my cervix is softening, how long until labour?

In hours to weeks: Science has not yet discovered a reliable method for predicting the onset of labor in women. The mild cramping you had experienced may be transient and the softening of your cervix may occur hours to weeks before labor begins. Wish to remain pregnant until at least 38 weeks for your baby's sake despite your discomfort. Premature delivery before 37 wks is not good; can be a terrible complication. ...Read more

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How long are the stitches for the laceration wounds?

About 18 cm: The choice of suture material for your laceration is quite large. Usually the doctors choose sutures that are dissolveable/absorbable, so they do not require a second procedure for removal. The sutures are about 18 cm long to accommodate handling by your doctor. More important than the suture is the cleaning, protection and care of your laceration. ...Read more

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How long does it take sperm reach to cervix?

Minutes: After intercourse, the ejaculate is initially gel-like. Over 30-60 minutes, it becomes a liquid. It is during the liquefying process that sperm escape the ejaculate and enter the female cervix. ...Read more

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How long can people with cervix cancer live?

How long can people with cervix cancer live?

Depends: A person can live a normal life with properly treated early cervical cancer. Beyond that it depends on the stage of the tumor when first diagnosed and the treatment given. ...Read more

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How long does it take sperm to reach the cervix?

How long does it take sperm to reach the cervix?

Seconds: With ejaculation, sperm can be in the cervix very quickly and data shows up in the fallopian as quick as 3 minutes. ...Read more

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How long can you wait to stitch a chin laceration?

How long can you wait to stitch a chin laceration?

I depends: If the injury is clean that is to say it happens in a clean environment and is wash and cover with a band aid I would consider closing the injury the next day. If it is a animal bite or an injury outdoors then it should be attended to asap. ...Read more

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How long do you bleed after a diathermy to the cervix?

How long do you bleed after a diathermy to the cervix?

Varies: Some bleeding will occur for a week to ten days in most. It should be less than a period and not associated with pain. Anything more than this should be evaluated. ...Read more

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How long can a bang to the head hurt without laceration?

How long can a bang to the head hurt without laceration?

Depends on injury: When you have a blunt trauma to the scalp it can be painful for a few days to a week getting better each day. There might be swelling, or a hematoma (bleeding under the skin) which can further prolong the pain. Obviously minor trauma will heal faster than major. Ice can help reduce the swelling, a hematoma is usually self limited and will resolve over time. If concerned go have it checked. ...Read more

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How long after conceiving does it take for cervix to close?

Right away: Pretty much right after conception in order to protect the fetus. ...Read more

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In how long do 3rd degree lacerations heal after giving birth??

In how long do 3rd degree lacerations heal after giving birth??

Vaginal laceration: It depends upon the initial treatment by obstetrician and if there is infection.
most likely it will heal in 2 weeks. ...Read more

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Does it take longer to effaced or dilate if my cervix is tilted?

Nope: Tilted uterus is normal. 30 percent tip backward, 70 percent tip forward. No effect of effacing or dilating. If tipped back, you might have more back pain. ...Read more

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How long does it take for the cervix go back to normal after ovulation?

How long does it take for the cervix go back to normal after ovulation?

14 Days: If by normal you mean the mucus to become thin again. Progesterone make the mucus thick right after ovulation and last an average of 14 days after which our period should follow. ...Read more

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How long does it take for your cervix to go back to normal after giving birth?

Return to "normal"?: The opening of the cervix (cervical os) that dilates during birth closes over 2 to 6 weeks. If this is a first birth, then the cervical size and shape does not ever quite return to the never pregnant configuration. ...Read more

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How long should I keep applying Neosporin after facial laceration sutures have been removed?

How long should I keep applying Neosporin after facial laceration sutures have been removed?

Follow instructions: I would suggest you follow your MD instructions. Sometimes Neosporin used for a long time could cause irritation of the skin. Call your MD and follow their preference. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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My cervix is ROCK HARD, gooey white cm, spotting 4 days ago that only last one time of wiping?

Unsure: Not sure what is the question. If you reach inside, the cervix may be firm most of the month. It does not sound like you are pregnant... if you have irregular spotting, and are overdue for your period, then do a morning pregnancy test. ...Read more

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How much does a vaginal biopsy hurt (not on cervix)? How long would I need off of work if any?

How much does a vaginal biopsy hurt (not on cervix)? How long would I need off of work if any?

Not mentioning: If the doctor that suggested the biopsy did not find it worth mentioning, it is probably just a very small punch biopsy that you won't need to take off of work for. You may want to double check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How long can people with untreated cervix cancer live? (p.S can you give me the ans in the numbers of years?)

Depends on stage?: Could be from few months to a few years to many many years - if it is caught in a very early stage and is completely cured. All depend on the stage. Early stage can be cured. It is very important to have regular screening pap smear as recommended by your gynecologist. ...Read more

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How long do it take for your cervix to healed its been 2 month since my conscopy and it still ache down there what should I do?

2-4 weeks: Depending on the type type of procedure, will determine how long it will take the cervix to heal, if you had a leep or cone procedure, it will take 3-4 weeks to heal, if you had a cervical biopsy during the coploscopy, your cervix should be healed in 2 weeks. If you are still feeling achy, you should make any appointment with your physician. Copl. ...Read more

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Last month I had a 46 days cycle, usually 34 days. This month I calculated ovulation on the 34 days and on the cervix. What is the reason of wet feling?

Last month I had a 46 days cycle, usually 34 days. This month I calculated ovulation on the 34 days and on the cervix. What is the reason of wet feling?

Oligo-ovulation: This indicates a problem with ovulation. The pituitary gland is not properly regulating follicle development.

This is usually easy to treat. Check with a reproduction specialist for help. ...Read more

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The last few days intercours with my husband have been painfull. I had a biopsy of my cervix done abt a yearago and now the top inside of my area hurts?

Painful intercourse: Painful intercourse (dyspareunia) can have a myriad of causes. If the pain started recently, the chances of it having anything to do with the biopsy. ...Read more

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How long does the laceration repair take?

How long does the laceration repair take?

Depends: Laceration repair depends upon the location, depth, risk to underlying structures and risk of infection. Function is the most important outcome aimed for, followed by cosmesis. Other than simple punctures or small lacerations (is your tetanus up to date?) you should go to an er or a surgeon for repair and evaluation of deeper damage. ...Read more

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Does it take a slanted cervix longer to dilate?

Does it take a slanted cervix longer to dilate?

No connection: There is no known evidence that a slanted cervix takes longer to dilate. ...Read more

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How long after conception does your cervix close?

It doesn't clinicall: It doesn't completely close at any time. If you mean how soon after can you "feel" it changing, i'd caution you that's extremely subjective. I'm afraid there's no way you can tell if you conceived by checking yoru cervix. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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