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What is the definition or description of: Weakness of cervix?

What is the definition or description of: Weakness of cervix?

Unknown: Weakness of the cervix is not a diagnosis nor is it an appropriate description of a sign or symptom in the field of obstetrics. ...Read more

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Weakness Of Cervix (Definition)

Weakness of the cervix is not a diagnosis nor is it an appropriate description of a sign or symptom in ...Read more


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What is the treatment for weakness of cervix?

What is the treatment for weakness of cervix?

Depends: If you are pregnant with a short cervix, your doctor may recommend a cerclage which is a stitch placed around the cervix to strengthen it and hopefully prevent early dilation. ...Read more

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Does having a descended cervix = no ability to have children?

Does having a descended cervix = no ability to have children?

Not for sure: You certainly can get pregnant - that's not a problem because of cervical position. The bigger question is can you carry a pregnancy to term. You would need close monitoring of cervical length during pregnancy to see if a cerclage is needed. This is easily accomplished with ultrasound surveillance during the pregnancy by a maternal-fetal medicine specialist, whom you should see prior to conception ...Read more

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What would cause a cervix to tilt - had two natural children - I'm 43 years old?

What would cause a cervix to tilt - had two natural children - I'm 43 years old?

Could be normal: Its not uncommon to hear to uterus is tilted backwards or forwards. What is the concern? Is there pain? ...Read more

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My friend is suffuring from cycst at cervix. She had 4 operation to remove it. But she still has it. And due to this she has no children for 12 years?

My friend is suffuring from cycst at cervix. She had 4 operation to remove it. But she still has it. And due to this she has no children for 12 years?

See gynecologist: Your friend should talk to her treating G.Y.N.doctor and discuss about recurring of cyst, its location on cervix. Cyst may be at cervical opening and causing problem. Also there may be another problem for which she is not getting pregnant.She may need investigation for cyst and to get pregnant and treatment if needed. ...Read more

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I'm trying to get pregnant but can't I'm 32 with no children plus a small cervix please tell me how can I get pregnant?

I'm trying to get pregnant but can't I'm 32 with no children plus a small cervix please tell me how can I get pregnant?

Time for consult: If you have been having unprotected sex with your partner for more than a year & not conceived, a workup at a fertility center may be the best way to find answers. Both you & your partner will need to be evaluated. Your regular OB can sometimes start the process but the center can study you both & provide information on assisted pregnancy if needed. ...Read more

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Does muscle weakness in children always have an underlining condition or cause?

Does muscle weakness in children always have an underlining condition or cause?

Usually: Children should not be displaying muscle weakness. There is often a cause. See a pediatric neurologist for the best diagnosis. ...Read more

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I'm 31, no children. My cervix has been really low for 2 weeks. Feel it fingertip in. Light pungent whitish discharge. Someabdominal pain. What is it?

I'm 31, no children. My cervix has been really low for 2 weeks. Feel it fingertip in. Light pungent whitish discharge. Someabdominal pain. What is it?

Prolapse: You should have a gyn checkup. It sounds like uterine prolapse and other problems should be considered too. It may not be your cervix but a growth or other abnormality. Sometimes a mass or cyst can push your uterus lower into the vaginal canal. ...Read more

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Is bronchospasm more common in children with airway malacia (weakness/floppyness)?

Is bronchospasm more common in children with airway malacia (weakness/floppyness)?

Yes: Children with Tracheobronchomalacia have a weakness in the airway. This predisposes them to airway obstruction because of the accumulation of mucus. Their inability to properly clear the airway of mucus might result in irritation of the bronchial mucosa and bronchospasm. The child needs to be under the management of a Pediatrician, who will prescribe the appropriate treatment, as needed. ...Read more

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If losing two children because I have an incompetent cervix will I ever carry full term?

Yes: A cerclage done at approximately 12-13 weeks of gestation will allow you to carry your baby to term. Cerclage is a procedure where a wide suture encircles the cervix to keep it closed till it is time to have your baby. ...Read more

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My doctor said I have a large cervix which looks like I have had 3 kids, I have had no previous children but I am pregnant now will this affect me?

No worries: Everyone's cervix can look a little different and having a large cervix is not meaningful as long as you don't have any abnormal lesions or discharge, which sounds like you don't. I would be reassured. Best of luck on your pregnancy. ...Read more

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After having 4 children and last one 11 months ago can my copper IUD come out how common is this after having 4 children is my cervix still tight?

After having 4 children and last one 11 months ago can my copper IUD come out how common is this after having 4 children is my cervix still tight?

Rare: It is possible but rare for the IUD to come out. If you are concerned, have your GYN examine you and make sure that everything is ok. ...Read more

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Pap smear 61 years old no children not married. I have a narrowed cervix! I have extreme anxiety. How do I have this procedure go better for me.?

Pap smear 61 years old no children not married. I have a narrowed cervix! I have extreme anxiety. How do I have this procedure go better for me.?

Drugs and PMR: Hello, Julie. For the day of the procedure, ask your primary care for a short prescription for an anti-anxiety medication to take 30 minutes before the procedure. In addition, You can practice daily the most effective manual way to relax body & mind: Progressive muscle relaxation. On itunes, Beth Salcedo, MD offers a 20 minute guided PMR download, but there are many guided PMR CDs to choose from. ...Read more

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I've had 4 children youngest 10 months old I had a copper IUD inserted the dr told me that my cervix was little open and it could come out I'm worried?

It Happens: The shape of the device makes easy loss through a mildly open cervix unlikely. However, rates of 2-10 % loss over several years is possible for anyone. A simple periodic self exam can let you verify it remains in place by feeling the trailing strings of the device. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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