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What Causes A Tilted Cervix
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
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
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
Could be normal: Its not uncommon to hear to uterus is tilted backwards or forwards. What is the concern? Is there pain? ...Read more
I was told during my pap today that I have a downward tilted cervix? What does this mean? Could a leep procedure have caused it
Normal: 40% of women have a cervix tilted downwards, which a normal thing. The leep had no effect. ...Read more
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
I am 8 weeks pregnant with my first child and was told my cervix is tilted towards my rectum. Will this cause pain and/or issues during my pregnancy?
I'm 37 weeks pregnant and was checked today and the doctor told me my cervix was tilted to the left is that going to cause problems with the delivery?
NO: NO- this is a common finding.Get a more detailed answer ›
Normal: Some women has it ; it is normal. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
After my pap, Dr said I have a crooked cervix and that's normal. Is/will this be a problem in the future? Is it the same as tilted cervix?
I think it might: Be the same as a tilted cervix, and no, it should not be a problem in the future. ...Read more
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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