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What Does A Tilted Cervix Look Like
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
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
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
Normal: Some women has it ; it is normal. ...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
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
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
Could be normal: Its not uncommon to hear to uterus is tilted backwards or forwards. What is the concern? Is there pain? ...Read more
Slightly blue: Because of increased blood flow to the uterus in response to the pregnancy, the cervix (which is the tip of the uterus) will tend to have a slightly blue tint as well as more prominent blood vessels with a tendency to bleed slightly on contact. The changes are not distinct enough to independently confirm the pregnancy. ...Read more
29 female 8-9dpo wet cm ever since white cm like watered down lotion the past few days, cervix is to high to feel and tilted toward the back. Worry?
Unclear: Not sure what you are asking. Your cervix location is nothing to worry about, and your cervical secretions will change as you describe through your cycle. ...Read more
If I have a tilted cervix and the driver said the baby's head is very low but in front of the cervix-how can my cervix dilate and efface?
See below: The head will apply pressure to the cervix. ...Read more
I'm 23. Normal pap/exams. Cervix has tilted to left over past 2-3 years. Recently had 2 uti's in short span. Worried something growing/shifting?
I'm TTC and I'm kinda curious why do they say to lay on the bed for 30mins after sex if you have a tilted cervix? Can you still get pregnant regardles
Yes: The position of the cervix is not likely to affect your ability to become pregnant. ...Read more
Can having a tilted cervix make it harder to conceive? I just found out today when I was getting my pap smear
Had a papsmear done today and the doctor said my cervix doesn't even look like a cervix :-/ what does this mean?
Not sure: That's an odd comment. Everyone's anatomy is unique but in general a cervix looks like a cervix. Next time you see your doctor ask what that meant. ...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
I read online that if you have a tilted cervix then you should put 2 pillows to prop up your hips so the sperm can swim in the right area is it true?
Here are some. ..: Yes, it's a true common advice to possibly & desperately help increase the change to conceive, which is based on the concept that doing so would increase the inseminated fluid getting in contact with the cervix; thereby, sperms gain a better shortcut swimming up to cervical canal, uterus, & eventually Fallopian tubes to fertilize the waiting egg. How effective? Who knows? But this costs no money. ...Read more
Just had a papsmear done and doctor said my cervix doesn't look like a cervix and isn't normal, go back friday for all my results. What does this mean?
Cervix.: It is hard to tell what this means without examining and visualizing your cervix. Best to wait for friday's results from your doctor. ...Read more
Have an exam: Both are normal variations of a uterus and cervix. You can be examined to confirm that your pelvic anatomy is normal. ...Read more
I have a tilted cervix and I am just wondering what is the best way to conceive faster because I heard that laying on your stomach work is it true?
Normal variant: Whatever you've heard, a "titled cervix" or "tilted uterus" is 100% normal. These are old myths. As for getting pregnant faster, the position and advice like "lie on your stomach" is also urban myth. Having sex each cycle timed around ovulation is the fastest way to get pregnant without medical help. Good wishes. ...Read more
Hi Doctor, I had a medical abortion over the weekend. Everything went well. I stopped bleeding and my cervix is high soft and tilted is that normal?
Reassurance.: You still in stage of recovery after this intervention. It take around 2--3, weeks after procedure to became well. Give yourself enough rest, please. ...Read more
My cervix is tilted high, and soft what's the chance of being preggo im 8dpo on cd25 of a 30/31 day cycle and CM is very watery now usually its creamy?
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 had a miscarriage on Oct. 12, 2015. I started my period this month until 11/18/15. I've had a high soft and tilted cervix for a few weeks. Normal?
Hormones & Cervix: This can be normal as many women who have had a miscarriage undergo a number of hormonal changes as well as inflammation - all which can cause position changes of the uterus and softening of the cervix. In most women, these changes should normalize within the next several months though can change if getting pregnant again. Keep in mind - with other symptoms, it can also indicate infection ...Read more
Tilted cervix towards front with protrusion underneath. Gyn said it was a gland and a freckle. Only painful during sex. What gland & what treatment?
Ask the GYN MD: Since your GYN MD actually examined you, then you need to ask him/her exactly this question. ...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?
HI, my doctor was unable to insert an IUD because I have a high slightly tilted cervix. She said it didn't drop when I went through puberty. Does this mean I won't be able to get pregnant?
No: Sometimes IUD insertion is difficult, bur this doesn't mean you couldn't get pregnant ...Read more