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What does a soft cervix mean?

What does a soft cervix mean?

It depends: If you are pregnant, cervical softening occurs as you progress through pregnancy, especially as you near delivery. If it occurs too early, your OB will watch you closely. If not pregnant, it's difficult to determine if there's any clinical significance without more information.

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What does a high soft cervix mean?

What does a high soft cervix mean?

Hmmm: I am assuming you are pregnant. That exam means you are may be quite a way from delivery.

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What does a low (sort of soft) cervix mean?

What does a low (sort of soft) cervix mean?

Nothing: Checking your cervix is not a reliable way of checking for ovulation; it can cause bleeding and is simply not reliable, I wouldn't waste your time. Discharge can be associated with ovulation of course, but it's fairly non-specific.

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What does a high soft open cervix mean?

What does a high soft open cervix mean?

Labor indicator: You didn't mention if you're pregnant or not. A high soft open cervix is how a cervix is felt prior to labor. The changes give clues to whether or not you will be able to have a baby vaginally. The cervix starts in the back of the vagina, is hard and closed. For labor to start, it moves forward, gets softer and opens. The more the changes, the better the chances for labor & vaginal birth.

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Does having a soft cervix mean you're not pregnant?

Does having a soft cervix mean you're not pregnant?

No: Soft is more consistent with pregnancy, Firm is not pregnant. Soft like lips, possibly pregnant, firm like nose, not pregnant.

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What does it mean to have a high soft cervix around the time ur period was suppose to come but never showed up?

What does it mean to have a high soft cervix around the time ur period was suppose to come but never showed up?

Sounds normal: Sounds like a normal description of a cervix. They usually are softer near someone's period. You're late though, are you trying to get pregnant? Check a home pregnancy test.

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My cervix feels high and very soft. I want to know if I am dialated or not. What does a super high and very soft cervix mean in pregnancy. I'm 37w6d?

Maybe: Generally, as the cervix readies for labor, it becomes softer, it "moves down" a bit, and then it starts to dilate. Usually, this is caused by contractions - if you're not having contractions, or any bleeding, or any loss of fluid, then you probably aren't dilating just yet. But your doctor can check at your next visit! If you are having any of those signs, I would go to your doctor sooner.

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I'm 32weeks pregnant an my doctor said my cervix is soft what does that mean?

Softening: Is a preparation for labor in the future. It will soften and eventually will stretch out. Congratulations.

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35 weeks pregnant. Today my doctor said that my cervix is soft, but closed. What does this mean? Is that normal for 35 weeks?

35 weeks pregnant. Today my doctor said that my cervix is soft, but closed. What does this mean? Is that normal for 35 weeks?

Soft cervix: The cervix softens and then begins to dilate as labor nears and the cervix has to open. 35 weeks would be early to expect incipient labor. Your obstetrician is best qualified to answer your question, however.

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Why do I have a high soft cervix for 14days?

Why do I have a high soft cervix for 14days?

Cervical checking: Is not useful. I know its all over the internet now, but it's complete nonsense. I wouldn't do it.

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What are the risks of soft cervix at 37weeks preg?

Low risk: At 37 weeks you are full term and you may go into labor at any time. A soft cervix is common at this stage and really does not present any additional risk.

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Is ovulation ever late? I was supposed to ovulate last week but my cervix is soft now.

Certainly!: Ovulation can and often is late; it can also be early. Examining your cervix does not reliably tell you anything about ovulation, that's just popular gossip.

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How long can a soft cervix last at31 weeks? Lots of ewcm. Last baby born early 37w. Have polyhdramnios too. I know weeks but what about a month still?

YOU SHOULD BE: Discussing this at length with your OB who is taking care of you or the perinatologist who should be consulting on the case as they know your specifics and obviously should be monitoring you closely, with meds if necessary depending on your situation you could get to 37 weeks again they would know m=much better than me and it depends if your poly gets worse or not, call your OB this weekend.

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Wet soft cervix 2 days period late! Is this normal isn't it supposed to be dry and low?

Wet soft cervix 2 days period late! Is this normal isn't it supposed to be dry and low?

No: There are no clinical evidence regarding dry or wet cervix and menstrual cycles. There are findings of hormonal changes and changes in the vaginal mucus with respect to the cycle.

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Certain women present with a soft cervix early iin pregnancy. What can be the cause of this?

Certain women present with a soft cervix early iin pregnancy. What can be the cause of this?

Pregnancy hormones: Progesterone softens the cervix in preparation during pregnancy for its' later ability to "stretch". Prostaglandin is often used late in pregnancy to soften the cervix for elective labor. Induction.

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5th child 3 cm dialated and very soft cervix lost plug about a hr ago when will labor start?

5th child 3 cm dialated and very soft cervix lost plug about a hr ago when will labor start?

Unknown: We can not predict when labor will start in any one individual. If you are preterm please contact your Obgyn for instructions.

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Is it normal to have a extremely high soft cervix the day your period starts. I was also late five days.

Preg test: If your period is late you should check a pregnancy test. The position and consistency of your cervix is only relevant when you are in labor. This is not something one needs to check at other times in your life. It is not reliable and does not mean anything.

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I'm 39 weeks 2 days 1cm dilated cervix is soft isthis progress?

I'm 39 weeks 2 days 1cm dilated cervix is soft isthis progress?

Varies so much!: The cervix gets thinner, softer, and can begin to dilate at the end of pregnancy. So it would seem that things are moving the right way. That, of course, doesn't tell you anything about when you'll actually go into labor! Watch for a gush or a trickle of fluid that can happen when your water breaks, or increasingly frequent cramps or back pains that go along with a "tight" feeling of the uterus.