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Dr. Neigatha Graney
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Laceration Of Cervix (Definition)

Cervix is latin for neck and may refer to many organs but it usually refers to the opening of the uterus into the vagina. Any trauma in this region including instrumentation or scoping or placement of an iud or agressive sexual practices may cause a laceration to the cervix with subsequent scarring. A pap smear is performed on the ...Read more


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

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

Cervix laceration: Cervix is latin for neck and may refer to many organs but it usually refers to the opening of the uterus into the vagina. Any trauma in this region including instrumentation or scoping or placement of an iud or agressive sexual practices may cause a laceration to the cervix with subsequent scarring. A pap smear is performed on the lining of the cervix. ...Read more

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What are the tests for laceration of cervix during previous childbirth?

What are the tests for laceration of cervix during previous childbirth?

Observation: Simply looking at the cervix can sometimes tell if there was a prior laceration (by seeing how it healed). ...Read more

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Is it easy to have a virginal birth after about 4 years having cervix laceration during birth?

Need for examination: I trust you mean vaginal birth. You should consult your doctor to assess the degree of damage to the cervix. The cervical damage assessment is more to ascertain your ability to carry a pregnancy than the delivery. ...Read more

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Getting pregnant if you have cervix laceration is safe?

Getting pregnant if you have cervix laceration is safe?

See a doctor: This is not a question that should be dealt with on line. ...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 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 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 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 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 causes an inflamed cervix (causes, seriousness, etc)?

What causes an inflamed cervix (causes, seriousness, etc)?

Several things: An infection is the most common cause of cervicitis. This can be bacterial, fungal, or viral (the latter less likely). Inflammation can also be seen as a result of trauma, friction or perhaps even things like rheumatoid arthritis, vasculitis, or endometritis. A culture or pap smear may help identify the cause. ...Read more

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Can masturbation cause cervix to close?

No: No, masturbation will not cause your cervix to close. Only an insult to the cervix will narrow the opening, such as an injury from surgery, trauma, childbirth or infection can affect the size. ...Read more

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Can HSG procedure cause damage to my cervix?

Hsg procedure: Since hsg is an xray procedure i dont believe you have to worry about damage to your cervix. ...Read more

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Will progesterone cause cervix to stay high?

No: Progesterone does not prevent relaxation or stretching of the pelvic ligaments, or prevent the cervix from falling. In pregnant patients, one form of Progesterone is used to decrease the risk of recurrent preterm delivery but it doesn't have anything to do with how high or low the cervix is. ...Read more

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What causes squamous metaplasia in the cervix?

Cause is not importa: If you have this problem, your gynecologist will advise you what to do. It is nothing serious. Just have a follow up test(?Pap) as advised. It will probably be gone by next time. It does not get any worse. So quit worrying. ...Read more

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Will a prolapsed cervix cause abnormal bleeding?

No: Prolapse is when pelvic organs are dropping or falling from their normal position. Bleeding issues and prolapse are not related. ...Read more

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What, besides hpv, can cause a lesion on the cervix?

Herpes can.: Other sexually transmitted infections such as herpes virus can cause cervical lesions. While hpv is common, not all diseases of the cervix / vagina are related to hpv infection. ...Read more

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What causes inflammation of vaginal tissue or cervix?

Many causes...: Infections, cancers, trauma, autoimmune diseases such as lichen sclerosis, gonadal/sex hormone disorders etc...I would say that infections lead the pack here--vaginitis/vaginosis, candidiasis, and std are most common. If you are experiencing symptoms, consult doc for an evaluation. Good luck. ...Read more

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Why does damage to the cervix cause fertility problems?

Why does damage to the cervix cause fertility problems?

Cervical mucus: When patients have traumatic procedures done on the cervix, such as a leep procedure for abnormal pap smears, it can damage the mucus glands. Cervical mucus is essential as a "conduit" for sperm to travel from the vagina to the uterus, and to "cleanse" sperm of extraneous elements like bacteria and white blood cells. Also, the mucus helps the sperm to be able to fertilize sperm. ...Read more

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Could anything besides HPV cause a lesion on the cervix?

Could anything besides HPV cause a lesion on the cervix?

Yes.: Other infections such as herpes virus can cause 'cervical lesions'. Practice safe sex with condoms to decrease the risk of spread of all sexually transmitted diseases. ...Read more

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11wks pg, polyp in cervix, light bleeding, can it cause a m/c?

Not likely: It's unlikely that the polyp will cause a miscarriage as they are usually small, but your doctor needs to check to be certain it's the cause of the bleeding. ...Read more

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On top of cancer, what could cause abnormal cells on the cervix?

What did the person: Who found the abnormal cells say ? Did you ask that person to explain your findings? You can have cervical pre- cancer which is called dysplasia , there are numerous articlesonline that u can read about it but call you doctor as your doc should explain exactly what you have and what you are supposed to do for followup or treatment depending on exactly what you have, also could be chronic cer. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could anything besides HPV cause a lesion on the cervix?

Yes.: Other infections (such as herpes) can cause sores/lesions on the cervix. Physical examination by an experienced healthcare provider and appropriate laboratory testing will help to determine the cause(s) of lesions in the genital tract.
Use condoms. Be safe. ...Read more

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If HPV causes cell changes in cervix can they be fixed by your body on its own?

Sometimes yes: HPV is a DNA virus which puts its DNA into your cell of the cervix this DNA can change the cells appearance and nucleus sometimes these changes can be lost in overtime but presumably the DNA material is still in the cells but not being expressed we do not always know if it is a complete cure but in many cases it appears to be completely cured. Especially if it is a low-grade, mild dysplasia. ...Read more

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Went for check up at gyno yesterday and said cervix was bleeding. What can cause this?

Went for check up at gyno yesterday and said cervix was bleeding. What can cause this?

Several things: Bleeding from the cervix can be caused by polyps, infection, lacerations and even too vigorous of a pap smear technique by the examiner. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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