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Sharp Pain In Cervix During Pregnancy
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
Blue cervix: It may have a bluish tint due to increased blood flow through those tissues. ...Read more
When does the cervix close during pregnancy? And can you still ovulate when your pregnant? Can you feel if your cervix is closed or not?
Vag bleeding/preg: No- could be closed or open. You need to be examined buy doc. ...Read more
When does the cervix close during pregnancy? I think I am having implantation bleeding. Please help
Closed until the end: Your cervix in normally closed. Dilatation dose not occur until contractions and labor. Opening of the cervix can happen with a miscarriage and is usually associated with pain. Any bleeding in the first trimester is considered a threatened miscarriage, if you are pregnant, call your doctor. ...Read more
During the first week or two of pregnancy, is the cervix tender (would I experience the same symptoms and sighns of ovulating) or no?
Is it a mistake to be induced at 38 weeks sharp? Husband can't be present if we wait. 2nd pregnancy. Cervix dialated but not effaced. Dr. Says "ok".
In the recent past, we were seeing increased admissions to the nicu because of 'social' inductions.
The american college of obstetricians and gynecologists do not recommend inductions at less than 39 weeks unless there is a medical issue like high blood pressure, diabetes, etc.
Although you might have a high chance of successful induction, there is a slight increased chance of baby complications. ...Read more
Why would polyps on cervix cause spotting during pregnancy if untouched by intercourse or anything else?
Very friable: Emdocervical polyps bleed easily in pregnancy simply from the engorgement (swelling) that occurs with pregnancy. The polyp wall is thin, erodes easily, and can bleed spontaneously especially if extruding from the cervix. Better to deal with it after delivery unless it causes problems. ...Read more
My wife (15 weeks pregnant)has a sharp cervix pain with brown discharge. What could be the cause? Is it normal at this stage of pregnancy?
Bleeding in preg: The brown discharge is blood that has been sitting in the vaginal vault for a few days. It may have been blood from the cervix, post coital bleeding or even from the uterus or placenta. It can be a sign of infection too. It is probably nothing but it is worth seeing your OB for an exam, possibly cultures and an ultrasound to be sure it isn't a sign of placenta problems or cervical incompetance. ...Read more