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What can cause a swollen cervix?

What can cause a swollen cervix?

Many possibilities: Trauma, infection, cancer, other forms of inflammation. Please see your ob/gyn soon. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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


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Why do I have swollen lymph glans, a swollen cervix, discharge?

See your doctor: Problems like these can only be correctly handled by your doctor in person. He/she needs to listen to you, perform an examination and possibly run labs or other tests. That's the only way he/she can find out what's going on and what to do about it. ...Read more

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Should someone be able to feel there swollen cervix with an index finger?

Should someone be able to feel there swollen cervix with an index finger?

Some can: For a gynecologist finding the cervix is very simple. For others finding the cervix can be challenging. Is there a reason you are trying to find the cervix? ...Read more

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Tender and swollen cervix burning like fire with urination, what seems like small holes on inside of "lips" with puss-like discharge, tender labia?

Tender and swollen cervix burning like fire with urination, what seems like small holes on inside of "lips" with puss-like discharge, tender labia?

See your doctor: Symptoms and concerns like these mandate a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after such an evaluation, which may include labs and radiographic examinations, can he/she let you know what's going on and how best to help you. ...Read more

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Vaginal odor, swollen cervix, abnormal vaginal bleeding no STDs! What could these be signs of my dr. Said I was clear of any STDs &that I have cysts??

Vaginal odor, swollen cervix, abnormal vaginal bleeding no STDs! What could these be signs of my dr. Said I was clear of any STDs &that I have cysts??

See below: The most common cause of your symptoms would be a "vaginitis" (inflammation/infection). The 3 most common types are: 1) yeast/fungal (candidiasis); 2) bacterial vaginosis (bad odor); and 3) trichomoniasis (bad odor and an STD). The specific type can be determined by appearance, pH testing, lab exam, and/or culture. Antifungal medication is primary treatment for #1 and Metronidazole for #2 and #3. ...Read more

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Hi like 2wk ago my partner &i were having sex he hurt me at the bottom of my belly den i notice i was swollen my cervix he hurt it ?

Hi like 2wk ago my partner &i were having sex he hurt me at the bottom of my belly den i notice i was swollen my cervix he hurt it ?

It is not possible : Tell wether your cervix is swollen.If you are having lower adbdominal cramps , you may have a bladder or pelvic infection.Either way you need an exam to diagnose your problem. ...Read more

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I've had a csection a year ago jan 29th an it hurts to have sex my uterus is still swollen an my cervix is open an at the begining of my birth canal.?

I've had a csection a year ago jan 29th an it hurts to have sex my uterus is still swollen an my cervix is open an at the begining of my birth canal.?

Adhesions: Internal scar tissue often forms after surgery. You should not be having pain during intercourse a year after a cesarean section. If this pain started shortly after the delivery, it is possible that the uterus being pulled by adhesions and causing pain. A laparoscopic examination may help to make the diagnosis . Surgically releasing the adhesions may help with the pain. ...Read more

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Can the cervix get swollen? If yes why? Just general question

Swollen cervix: A swollen cervix can occur when there is an infection or injury to that structure. ...Read more

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On my period and cervix is swollen and open?

On my period and cervix is swollen and open?

In a way: There is some variation in the opening of the cervix throughout your monthly cycle. It doesn't dilate in the sense that you dilate at the time of delivery to 10 centimeters or more, but there is a cyclic variation, (very mild), as you prepare to bleed ...Read more

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Should I be worried my cervix is swollen doc said no Pid after altra sound ?

Should I be worried my cervix is swollen  doc said no Pid after altra sound ?

PID: Am not at all sure that ultrasound exam is an appropriate modality with which to diagnose pelvic infection, although a positive exam may provide some clues as to where to proceed. Hopefully you will be seen by a gynecologist and fully evaluated. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Im 18 with vaginal problems where I think my cervix is swollen I can feel it at my finger tips at the outter part of my vagina. And I can't get wet ?

Cervical hypertrophy: Based on your description,you need to go in and see your a GYN physically to be examined. You should not feel your cervix that easily. ...Read more

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I have been getting a foul odor from my vagina! I tested negative for STDs and the doctor told me my cervix is swollen! What could be going on?

I have been getting a foul odor from my vagina! I tested negative for STDs and the doctor told me my cervix is swollen! What could be going on?

Did doctor treat you: Swollen cervix can be due to STDS,for which you have been tested and say is negative.Other causes are Cervical polyp,pelvic inflammatory disease,chocolate cyst adhesions,cervical ectrpian,cervix cancer,endometriosis,cervical ectropian You should consult a Gunecologist to find the cause and proper treatment ...Read more

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My ob told me its safe to check my own cervix. What should I feel for if all I can make out is swollen tissue?

Nose consistency: The cervix feels like the end of your nose when inserting a finger in the vagina. It is found in the upper part of the vagina and will cause the uterus to move when pushed side to side or forward and backward. When pregnant the cervix feels like the end of your earlobe. ...Read more

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For years I have been able to slightly feel my cervix. Now cervix is Low, Swollen, 2cm open 3sm bumps painfull sex What & Why is this happening? 30 F

For years I have been able to slightly feel my cervix. Now cervix is Low, Swollen, 2cm open 3sm bumps painfull sex  What & Why is this happening? 30 F

Cease self exam: I think you need someone to directly visualize that area and potentially take a biopsy of one of those painful bumps. In the mean time I would avoid any more touching of that area and definitely avoid sexual contacts until you figure out what's going on. ...Read more

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My cervix is red and swollen after fingering. What should I do?

See details: Give it time to heal. If pain persists, have your gyn doc examine the area. ...Read more

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Tried to check my cervix earlier, when i did, it felt tight inside, like a swollen feeling. i could barely find my cervix but it's kind of hard. preg?

Tried to check my cervix earlier, when i did, it felt tight inside, like a swollen feeling. i could barely find my cervix but it's kind of hard. preg?

Take a test : Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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Hi like 2weeks ago i had sexsual intercourse with my partner and he hurt me from there my cervix got go swollen i went to c d doc no result yet?

Trauma: This type of trauma to the cervix may take a little longer to heal, but your gynecologist is best qualified to evaluate and advise you. Of course you abstain from vaginal intercourse until the gynecologist says you are healed and your partner should be advised about his poor technique and should correct it. ...Read more