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


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What causes a tilted cervix? How can you fix it?

What causes a tilted cervix? How can you fix it?

Probably normal.: A tilted cervix (or uterus) is just describing what the position of these organs is. It is not abnormal and does not need to be fixed. Some are tilted forward, some backward, and some right in the middle. One position is not better than the other. It is the way you were born. No worries! ...Read more

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What kind of injury causes a tilted cervix?

What kind of injury causes a tilted cervix?

Retroverted uterus: Having a retroverted uterus does not cause an injury to the body. It might cause some pain during sexual relations depending on position etc. Retroverted uterus can be caused by normal pelvic variation, adehesions, endometriosis, multiple surgeries, fibroid uterus etc. ...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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Could a tilted cervix cause sexual difficulties?

Could a tilted cervix cause sexual difficulties?

Unlikely: It's very unlikely for "tilted" cervix to cause sexual difficulties (you didn't mention what kind) since most are not aware of their cervix position & do just fine. If you're concerned, please write back w/more detail re specific sexual difficulties. Better yet, discuss your concerns w/your FamilyDoc, GYN or Planned Parenthood. While you didn't list any medications, perhaps it's a side effect. ...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 gyn said my cervix was tilted should I be worried or not will it cause problems of me having another child I had chylamdia no PID they checked?

PID and infertility: It is a past history of PID that will lead to infertility rather than a tilted cervix. PID can cause scarring of the fallopian tubes which can lead to difficulty with an egg being fertilized. ...Read more

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Not currently pregnant nor plan to be but have been told my tilted cervix could cause complications in delivery. What would prevent vaginal birth?

Not currently pregnant nor plan to be but have been told my tilted cervix could cause complications in delivery. What would prevent vaginal birth?

I Don't agree: Unless there is a significant congenital abnormality in your cervix, it is doubtful that a "tilted cervix" would cause problems with a vaginal delivery tho I need a more exact description. Maybe you are referring to a tilted uterus which is still not a reason to fear, necessarily. See a board-certified ob-gyn for a reliable answer. ...Read more

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Who is a good candidate for an iud? Does a tilted cervix make a difference?

Good IUD pts: Most women are iud candidates but the best patients are wome who have been pregnant, in a monogamous relationship, with no past pelvic infection and no uterus abnormalities. A tilted cervix or uterus makes for a simple adjustment at insertion. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a tilted cervix and why am I having pain in my cervix?

What does it mean to have a tilted cervix and why am I having pain in my cervix?

Vagina anatomy: The vagina has a normal position slightly tilted in the vagina vault. This helps keep sperm from falling out.
If you have cervix pain it maybe resolve on its own in a couple days. If not see a doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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I am 25 years of age. And up until my last gyno appt, she told me my cervix is tilted. And hasn't been and just tilted recently. Why is that?

I am 25 years of age. And up until my last gyno appt, she told me my cervix is tilted. And hasn't been and just tilted recently. Why is that?

Retro verted uterus: The uterus is not going to tilt overnight. It probably was like that the previous years also, but it was not mentioned.
Also it could have been some changes as you grow older and part of the molding with growing. ...Read more

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What causes a shortened cervix?

What causes a shortened cervix?

Short cervix: The most common cause is pregnancy. It does not cause a problem otherwise. If your cervix is too thin too soon in pregnancy, you are at risk for preterm labor and will need evaluation and treatment. We usually do not know that a cervix will become too thin until it happens during pregnancy or if it happened during a previous pregnancy. ...Read more

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What causes cervix to be low and soft?

Ovulation: A woman's cervix can become low and soft during the time of ovulation. A woman's cervix can become soft when she is pregnant. ...Read more

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What causes a woman's cervix to close?

What causes a woman's cervix to close?

Cervix: I assume you are talking about after birth. It is a combination of the uterus contracting, prolactin, and the lack of a baby contracting or pushing on it. ...Read more

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What is the underlying cause of fluid in the cervix?

Cervical fluid: Not quite sure what you mean by "fluid in the cervix", but the cervix does secrete mucous from the mucous glands in the outer layer of the cervical lining. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What causes the cervix to close up tightly in perimenopausel women?

What causes the cervix to close up tightly in perimenopausel women?

Cervical stenosis: Is the medical term for the cervix to be tightly closed in any woman. It is more common in women who have not had kids, or in peri or postmenopausal women and often related to decrease in estrogen or, on occasion, scarring from previous deliveries or procedures ...Read more

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Does it take longer to effaced or dilate if my cervix is tilted?

Nope: Tilted uterus is normal. 30 percent tip backward, 70 percent tip forward. No effect of effacing or dilating. If tipped back, you might have more back pain. ...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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I have a tilted cervix is there a good position to try to get pregnant or should I just do the normal sex positions? Also when is the best time totry

I have a tilted cervix is there a good position to try to get pregnant or should I just do the normal sex positions? Also when is the best time totry

Sex position: There was a time in gynecologic history where we would do surgery to bring the uterus and cervix in an up-right position thinking that would make the woman conceive more readily in a missionary position. We don't do this surgery any more, because we now think that sex position does not make a difference in a woman's capability to conceive. ...Read more

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If your cervix sits far back and is tilted, does that make it harder for the sperm to reach? Is it better if he come deep inside to better the chance?

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Here are some...: How much does the tilted uterine cervix contribute to female infertility? It is controversial although in anatomical sense such cervix may create a dam-like barrier like salmon swimming up and jumping over a dam; but physiologically, sperms just swim with no jump. To make sperms closer and easier to swim up into the Fallopian tube, depositing semen deep inside vagina makes sense... More? Ask doc.. ...Read more

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What causes dysplasia of cervix?

What causes dysplasia of cervix?

Human Papillomavirus: The most common cause of dysplasia of the uterine cervix is human papillomavirus (hpv). There are several hundred types, but 6, 11, 16, 18, 32, and 33 are the most common. It is a pre-cursor to the development of cancer. However, with cervical cytology (pap smears), people with low grade dysplasia (lgsil) rarely progress, while patients with hgsil will have excision (cone biopsy). ...Read more

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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

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What can cause an inflamed cervix?

What can cause an inflamed cervix?

Infection: Abnormal pap, trauma, what did the gyn say who told u your cervix was inflamed? I would do a pap and cultures. ...Read more

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What could cause pain in my cervix area?

Get an exam: It's highly unlikely the pain is caused by your cervix, see a gynecologist for a good exam. ...Read more

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Dull pain feeling in cervix. What could be cause it?

Unknown cause: This is one of those things where the MD has to see and examine the cervix and its' environs to give you an answer. ...Read more