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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

Dr. Mark Ingerman
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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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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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I had second-degree lacerations no episiotomy during my child's birth. It's been 6mths since then & I have discomfort during sex? Is this normal

I had second-degree lacerations no episiotomy during my child's birth. It's been 6mths since then & I have discomfort during sex? Is this normal

Breast feeding?: Pain from vaginal tears should have cleared by now but estrogen deficiency while breast feeding can decrease lubrication and elasticity of the vagina which you can treat by returning some vaginal estrogen cream, if the tear didn't heal properly sometimes a revision under local may be needed to help.With kids occupying you mind sometimes it's hard to get fully aroused. Sometimes the mood is a key. ...Read more

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What amount does the vagina opening (not cervix) stretch during birth ?

What amount does the vagina opening (not cervix) stretch during birth ?

As needed: The vaginal opening stretches to an adequate size to pass the baby's head and shoulders. This is approximately 10 cm. However, if there is not enough stretch in the walls during the baby's passage, the vagina can tear or an episiotomy given in order to allow the birth. ...Read more

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Sometimes during intercourse I have this horrible pain up by my cervix, it has been this way ever since i've given birth 6 months ago. What is this?

Cervical tear(scar): The process of dilation and delivery may have caused a cervical or vaginal tear that has scar tissue in it causing your pain. Please see a gyn md fro evaluation. ...Read more

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Is cervix or vagina human papiloma virus contagious to my baby during birth?

Is cervix or vagina human papiloma virus contagious to my baby during birth?

HPV Virus&pregnancy: Even thogh the baby may be exposed to the virus, but in most cases hpv virus does not affect the developing baby, and the transmiision is uncommon. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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