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Doctor insights on: Mirena Coil And Cervical Erosion

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Can you have a coil fitted without problems if you have a cervical erosion?

Can you have a coil fitted without problems if you have a cervical erosion?

Obgyn evaluation: I think you are asking if you can still have an IUD inserted. If that is your question then yes you can. The bigger question is what is meant by a cervical erosion. That should be evaluated by an Obgyn ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


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What is a cervical erosion? And how is it fixed?

Cervical erosion: This is a normal condition that occurs when the squamous epithelial cells grow out of the cervix & form an inflamed red area that looks eroded & infected. Some causes are trauma to the cervix such as iud or sex, or infections. ...Read more

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Is there any medication for cervical erosion?

Cervical erosion: You are a male and cervical erosion is referred to females. In latter treatment depends on the cause of erosions. ...Read more

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Is the laser procedure to remove cervical erosion painful (during the procedure itself and afterwards during intercourse)?

Is the laser procedure to remove cervical erosion painful (during the procedure itself and afterwards during intercourse)?

No: The surface of the cervix can be numb by spray or injection. This makes the procedure painless. Discomfort after is usually minimal. It does however depend on how much material is removed. Hope this helps. Best of luck ...Read more

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Is cervical erosion a symptom of pcos?

Is cervical erosion a symptom of pcos?

No: Cervical erosion is not a symptom of pcos. You need to ask your ob/gyn for a good explanation of this finding. ...Read more

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I've seen a dr blood work and pap done. Cervical erosion is what she said I have. What can I do?

See an OB/GYN: That depends upon the cause of the erosion, and the best person to determine future course of therapy is the doctor who examined you. This cannot be determined over the internet and mandates an extensive knowledge of your history, exam findings and labs. Good luck. ...Read more

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My girlfriend is having intermittent moderate pain around the cervix two weeks after cervical erosion cauterisation. What may cause this?

My girlfriend is having intermittent moderate pain around the cervix two weeks after cervical erosion cauterisation. What may cause this?

That's not outside: Of what would be expected with normal healing, although it's often difficult to interpret where pain in the vagina/cervix/uterus is actually coming from. Nothing should have been inserted into the vagina up to this point. I think it would be safe to just watch and wait another week or so; contact her doctor if she is concerned in the meantime, especially if discharge or bleeding. Best wishes:) ...Read more

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If I take loestrin 20 continuously for years with no break for months at a time due to cervical erosion and extreme pain is this bad for me?

Continuous: Taking birth control continuously is a common safe strategy to avoid heavy painful periods. This cervical erosion should be evaluated separately by an obgyn. ...Read more

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Awaiting smear result, and checked last year's which noted cervical erosion. Never been on the pill and not sexually active - should I be concerned?

See details: A pap smear will not identify erosion. It can identify the effects of an erosion such as inflammation. Erosion can be seen during an exam Sounds like you need to ask questions to the doctor that examined you as to what was seen during your exam. ...Read more

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Hi my doctor told me that I have cervical erosion how dangerous is that? And he did byopsy because I have low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion

Hi my doctor told me that I have cervical erosion how dangerous is that? And he did byopsy because I have low grade squamous intraepithelial lesion

Glad you're treated: Erosions are curiosities and variants of normal anatomy, not a cause for concern. However, even a low-grade cervical intraepithelial lesion needs to be followed closely. I'm glad you are getting good care. ...Read more

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Hi I was told today I have a tilted cervix when my nurse was looking for the strings from mirena coil she could not find them what dose that mean?

Hi I was told today I have a tilted cervix when my nurse was looking for the strings from mirena coil she could not find them what dose that mean?

Nothing: A 'tilted' uterus us normal. Like saying your left handed. 30 percent of women have uteruses that tilt 'backwards'. Experience helps s practitioner work with uteruses in different positions. Now if your string is up in your cervix, it might be that no one could find the string. ...Read more

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During an ultrasound the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil is found to be in place however she found a 1cm tubular structure in my cervix? What could it be?

During an ultrasound the mirena (levonorgestrel) coil is found to be in place however she found a 1cm tubular structure in my cervix? What could it be?

Difficult to say: If you have a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, the retrieval string may be coiled in the cervix giving that appearance. Other possibilities include a nabothian cyst (normal finding) or a dilated vein. Follow up with your doctor to discuss the results. ...Read more

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Have anxiety, worry about cervical cancer. Had some irregular spotting since had baby (1 after sex) + bled after sex days after mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted?

Have anxiety, worry about cervical cancer. Had some irregular spotting since had baby (1 after sex) + bled after sex days after mirena (levonorgestrel) coil fitted?

No tumor if neg Pap: Pap should be neg. But not guaranteed since in situ Ca missued in 49% of Paps. Also HPV done with Pap but if bleeding still noted then colposcopy or examination of cervix should be performed. Bx may be necessary if question arises. ...Read more

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I went to check the strings of mirena (levonorgestrel) and cervix is high and facing the back so I couldn't reach it. First time in 4 years. What does that mean?

I went to check the strings of mirena (levonorgestrel) and cervix is high and facing the back so I couldn't reach it. First time in 4 years. What does that mean?

Normal: It's very common not to be able to reach your strings.... If you're worried, you can take a home pregnancy test, or see doctor/clinic and confirm strings are appropriate length. Good luck! ...Read more

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I think I can feel the mirena (levonorgestrel) not on the outside but through the skin of the cervix has it shifted?

Needs exam: You should be able to feel the string coming out of your cervix. If you feel something sharp or like a piece of plastic then it may be partially expelled. Have an obgyn check it out for you. This will be very easy for them to do. ...Read more

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When is best time in cycle to check Mirena (levonorgestrel) strings? Can't reach my cervix on most days which is where my strings are, which is sometimes worrisome.

When is best time in cycle to check Mirena (levonorgestrel) strings? Can't reach my cervix on most days which is where my strings are, which is sometimes worrisome.

No really best time: Whenever it is most convenient for you is the best time. Since you may, and in fact seem to, notice that your cervix is lower on some days, that is certainly an easier time to do it. Checking daily is really not necessary. ...Read more

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