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Why my cervix is little open after periods is it mean I had a miscarriage the uterus after periods was like a soft sack but tight now can I try to con?

Why my cervix is little open after periods is it mean I had a miscarriage the uterus after periods was like a soft sack but tight now can I try to con?

Cervical position: Cervical position is almost completely unreliable. Unless you are actively in labor there is no reason to check your own cervix as it will not help you it give you any reliable information. ...Read more

Tightness (Definition)

Tightness can mean different states at distinctive times. The most common is the complaint of tightness of chest, a feeling of discomfort, real or perceived, seen often in patients with asthma or panic disorder, or heart attack. Your physician ...Read more


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Cervix is mushy and soft and vagina is tight?

Cervix is mushy and soft and vagina is tight?

Hard to say: Mushy cervix can be due to pregnancy or time of your cycle. If you're concerned about what you're feeling, best to be examined by a doctor who can explain what is the normal anatomy of the genitals. ...Read more

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Can wearing tight pants cause the uterine cervix to close? What are the non procedure reasons for the uterine cervix to close and how common is this?

Can wearing tight pants cause the uterine cervix to close? What are the non procedure reasons for the uterine cervix to close and how common is this?

No: Wearing tight pants definitely will not have an effect on the cervix. Most common reason for the cervix to clothes or stenosis, is how you respond to inflammation and scarring. More to do with your body chemistry than anything else. ...Read more

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Tried to check my cervix earlier, when I did, it felt tight inside, like a swollen feeling. I could barely find my cervix but it's kind of hard. Preg?

Tried to check my cervix earlier, when I did, it felt tight inside, like a swollen feeling. I could barely find my cervix but it's kind of hard. Preg?

Take a test: Don't guess. Take a test. In today's world you do not need to wonder if you are pregnant or not based on symptoms. Pregnancy tests are available at any pharmacy and in minutes you will have your answer. They can detect a pregnancy 7-10 days after conception. The best time to take one is when you miss your period. ...Read more

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I was having sex this morning and I think it was my uterus or cervix felt tight what could cause this?

I was having sex this morning and I think it was my uterus or cervix felt tight what could cause this?

Anatomy: You cannot feel your cervix or uterus in this scenario. If I had to guess you were feeling an orgasm. But, there is no cervix muscles that contract or constrict. Neither does the uterus have this 'ability'. ...Read more

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High, dry, tight cervix. Supposed to start my period 3 day ago but I haven't.

High, dry, tight cervix. Supposed to start my period 3 day ago but I haven't.

Take a test: Irregular periods are one of the most common problems obgyns treat. If this is one time problem it usually resolves on its own. If this is a recurring problem you should be evaluated. Infections & hormonal changes can cause spotting. If there is a concern for pregnancy then do a home pregnancy test. There are many options available to help regulate the menstrual cycle. Schedule a visit. ...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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3wks ago ri hosp - 1 CM dilated -soft, thin cervix. Ob sent me ma hosp due to cntx in office. Not dilated w/cervix closed tight. Why the difference?

3wks ago ri hosp - 1 CM dilated -soft, thin cervix. Ob sent me ma hosp due to cntx in office. Not dilated w/cervix closed tight. Why the difference?

Operator variability: Depends on who is doing the exam. The discrepancy is within the expected range. This is not an exact science. Now, if the exams were different by 3 or 4 cms., I would be concerned. ...Read more

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Can cervix be too tight and cause infertility and painful periods?

Yes: Yes, but we generally only see that in women who have had some form of procedure done to their cervix, such as a leep or a cone biopsy. It would be unusual for this to occur in a cervix that has not been operated on. ...Read more

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Could a tight/closed cervix cause extremely painful periods and infertility? Would my dr notice this on examinging me? Concerned he missed something

Could a tight/closed cervix cause extremely painful periods and infertility? Would my dr notice this on examinging me? Concerned he missed something

It could: Technically its called a "stenotic cervical os". It can cause painful periods. It could possibly, but not usually, cause infertility. It's unusual to have a stenotic os without having had a previous procedure done on your cervix. A gynecologist should be able to tell on an exam, but might not mention it, if symptoms weren't discussed previously. Also, another type of md might miss it. ...Read more

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My cervix and vagina is all squishy and tight. Haven't had period since I stopped the Depo-Provera shot in may. Boobs went b-c cup. Unprotected sex. Prego? Y/n

Depo effect: It takes 6-9 for to return to your normal ovarian function. Unprotected intercourse not a good idea, other than if yoou are trying to get pregnant. Go get checked. ...Read more

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Does your cervix tighten before your period?

Does your cervix tighten before your period?

The uterus does: The cervix is made up of fibrous tissue that does not contract, but the smooth muscle of the uterus does prior to your menses to allow the endometrium to shed. ...Read more

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After my associate gave birth, she said they tied her vaginal/cervics to make it smaller or tight, is that true? She wanted to look like a virgin. Thx

After my associate gave birth, she said they tied her vaginal/cervics to make it smaller or tight, is that true? She wanted to look like a virgin. Thx

Perinoplasty: Hi!
it is possible to do surgery on the vulva/vagina and even hymen to restore more tone to areas that have been stretched or damaged thru childbirth.
Dr brown. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a high cervix?

What does it mean to have a high cervix?

Far up: During exam.....if the cervical opening is found unusually high up......... ...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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What could sharp cervix pain a week before a period mean?

What could sharp cervix pain a week before a period mean?

Advise gyn exam: The cervix is the opening to the uterus, so, in addition to cervical problems, anything that causes uterine pain can cause cervical pain. If this occurs during intercourse, it may be "cervical motion tenderness". Contact your Gyno for an appointment so that s'he can check for infection, polyps and other gynecologic problems. My best wishes for a clean bill of health! ...Read more

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Does losing virginity mean breaking the cervix during sex?

Does losing virginity mean breaking the cervix during sex?

Absolutely not: Cervix is located at far end of vagina ; is entrance to uterus. Losing virginity means having sex, oral, anal or vaginal for the first time. Hymen, located at entrance to vagina, may 'break' or rupture coincident with loss of virginity, not the cervix. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have an unfavorable cervix at 38 weeks?

Cervix: The cervix will thin out and dilate as you progress through labor. Having an "unfavorable cervix" means you probably aren't dilated very much and your cervix hasn't started to thin out (efface). Give it time, your OB will monitor your cervical change as you get closer to your due date or if you start having regular contractions. ...Read more

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When your cervix is red or looks kinda irritated, what does that mean?

Go see your OB/GYN.: It is difficult to say without performing a pelvic exam including palpating your cervix, but as an 18 year old female, you almost certainly do not have to worry about any serious illnesses. You may have cervicitis or pelvic inflammatory disease, both of which are easily treatable infections. However you should be fully evaluated. ...Read more

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If baby head is lower than cervix does that mean baby is coming soon or not at all?

If baby head is lower than cervix does that mean baby is coming soon or not at all?

The baby's head: Won't be below the cervix until it starts its passage through the birth canal. Strictly speaking, that means the pushing stage of labor has started. Perhaps you misunderstood the info you were given since this doesn't happen until you're well into labor. Dr. Anne ...Read more

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I am 6 DPO and my cervix is high and feels soft I can barely reach it tho, what could this mean?

I am 6 DPO and my cervix is high and feels soft I can barely reach it tho, what could this mean?

Cervical position: Cervical position essentially means nothing. This is not something that obgyns evaluate in a nonpregnant woman. There is no reason to be making any sort of health decisions based on the way your cervix feels. The cervix stays basically closed until one goes into labor. Although popular on the internet feeling your cervix is not a reliable indicator. ...Read more

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How can you tell if your cervix is low or high. Does it mean when you stick have a finger in its low yo hole finger its high.

Feeling one's cervix: It is very unusual to be able to feel one's cervix with a finger. I do not understand why you are trying to do this. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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