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Doctor insights on: Posterior Cervix

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Can all pregnant women have a posterior cervix?

Can all pregnant women have a posterior cervix?

No: Most women whether pregnant or not have a cervix which points forward, a so called anteverted uterus as opposed to the less common retroverted uterus. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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


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Can a tampon get pushed so high into your posterior fornix that your cervix is completely open and uncovered and susceptible to sperm?

Can a tampon get pushed so high into your posterior fornix that your cervix is completely open and uncovered and susceptible to sperm?

Yes: Tampon can "get lost"in the posterior fornix.Problem is not that cervix is "exposed"to sperm but it will begin to smell bad and also become a small risk of infection,including a very rare(but life-threatening) condition called toxic shock syndrome. It is best to go to your gyn doctor and have it removed. If you are worried about being pregnant get a pregnancy test.Best wishes. ...Read more

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How long does it take a posterior intra mural fibroid of 10.8*9.5mm near cervix to grow?

Well: At age 45 you may be heading towards menopause in a few years. The fibroid would actually be expected to shrink once that happens. ...Read more

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Fingerd @20 wk g1p0, brown spotng the nxt day, said threatnd ptl? Labs normal, posterior placenta grade 0 and cervix length normal, is sex ok @24wks?

Fingerd @20 wk g1p0, brown spotng the nxt day, said threatnd ptl? Labs normal, posterior placenta grade 0 and cervix length normal, is sex ok @24wks?

Internet Medicine: You have a high risk pregnancy. None of us here thousands of miles away from your physician will want to interfere with or contradict any recommendations that your physician has provided to you. You have a high risk pregnancy. All questions about activities that are safe for your pregnancy should be directed to the physician providing you care in person. I am sorry. ...Read more

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Had a scan which showed i was 9wks preg, also a posterior wall hypoechoic nodule, lying close to the cervix measuring 3.19%d73.68%d73.52cm.What does it ?

Had a scan which showed i was 9wks preg, also a posterior wall hypoechoic nodule, lying close to the cervix measuring 3.19%d73.68%d73.52cm.What does it ?

Need to ask : It sounds like they saw a nabothian cyst which is a totally benign cervical finding. You will need to ask the doctor who ordered the sonogram for confirmation. ...Read more

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When does the cervix go into posterior position? Can this occur at 8 weeks pregnant?

Yes it cabn: Cervix position is a little different for all women. Many women have a posterior cervix when not pregnant because your uterus is anterverted or tipped forward. 75 percent so when you get pregnant your cervix will start posterior and rotate anterior towards the end of your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Can doctors get a clear view of the posterior fornix wall of the vagina behind the cervix, or have to use laporoscopy or smth similar?

Can doctors get a clear view of the posterior fornix wall of the vagina behind the cervix, or have to use laporoscopy or smth similar?

Usually : Usually it is possible with a speculum to get a good look at this part of the body. Some people have anatomy that makes it difficult but in most cases it's fairly simple for an experienced gynecologist. ...Read more

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What is the cervix?

Opening to womb: It is the lower, narrow portion of the uterus (womb) where it joins with the top end of the vagina. It is the area where cells are obtained during a pap smear to aide in screening for cervical cancer. ...Read more

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What's bulky cervix?

Normal variant: Depending on the number of children born via vaginal delivery a woman has, sometimes her cervix can be "bulky". Typically if a woman has never had a vaginal delivery, her cervix will be small, as it's never stretched out. Bulky is a normal variant and doesn't mean that there's anything wrong with the cervix, per se. ...Read more

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What causes a tilted cervix?

What causes a tilted cervix?

Retroverted uterus: Retroverted uterus can be caused by normal variation of female anatomy, pelvic adhesion, endometriosis, fibroid uterus, bulky uterus etc. ...Read more

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What exactly is an unfavorable cervix?

Low Bishop Score: As you get close to full term pregnancy, the cervix is assessed for 5 factors: dilation, effacement, firmness, position, and fetal station. Each factor gets scored, and the 5 are added together. 10 or better is considered favorable, and a patient has a very high chance of responding to oxytocin as an induction agent. Conservatively speaking, therefore, <10 is unfavorable. ...Read more

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What are the causes of a tilted cervix?

Depends .: A tilted cervix could just be a normal anatomical variant. Sometimes it can also be associated with endometriosis. It can also be related to the presence if large fibroids. ...Read more

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Where is my cervix ?

Sometimes a picture: Is worth a thousand words. Assuming you are genetically female and assuming you have had menstrual flow, then we are able to establish you have a uterus. Some females are actually genetically male, therefore don't have a uterus and don't menstruate. So assuming the former, take a look at the diagram I will post. Click on the photo to enlarge it. ...Read more

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Why is my cervix so low?

Why is my cervix so low?

Doctor can evaluate: "low" means different things to different people. A primary care doctor or an ob-gyn doctor can examine to see what the patient means by low. Plus, the doctor will ask about other symptoms with the female genitals, and will want to know if "low" is a new position, or is the way the uterus/cervix has always been. ...Read more