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Dr. Hirenkumar Italia
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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 does it mean when the inside of your vagina is swollen?

What does it mean when the inside of your vagina is swollen?

Depends: If you have a discharge can be an infection such as yeast, trauma for sex can cause swellin, or a reaction to any lotion cream or medication you place in your vagina. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

What does it mean when your vagina is sore?

Infection: You need a speculum exam by you doctor to look for infections, ulcers, tumor growths, prolapse or any other anatomical abnormality. ...Read more

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What does in mean when your cervix is incompetent?

What does in mean when your cervix is incompetent?

Not keeping closed: The cervix normally has a very small opening--the os--even during pregnancy. It should remain so until close to delivery at which time passage of the baby through the os is needed. Thus, close to birth time, the cervix begins to dilate from about <1cm to 10. If dilating too early (incompetent), there is risk of preterm delivery, hence concerning for incompetent cervix. Hope that helps. Good luck. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the opening of your vagina is swollen and hurts?

What does it mean when the opening of your vagina is swollen and hurts?

Irritation: There are tons of reasons why this may be happening. If you have an infection such as yeast, bacterial vaginosis, it's common to have some of the symptoms you are describing. If you have a vigorous (traumatic) intercourse, you may experience these issues. In case any devices were used, this may cause that, too. If you cannot identify any cause but have symptoms, you will need to be checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the inside of your vagina is white?

What does it mean when the inside of your vagina is white?

Could be a yeast: Infection something else , please see your gyn for an exam and a culture can be done if necessary. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the urethra is red and hurts?

What does it mean when the urethra is red and hurts?

Lots of stuff: See your doctor and give him/her a good history. ...Read more

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What does it mean when the outer wall of your vagana is swollen?

Needs exam: Lumps,bumps, blisters, swelling, ulcers and other skin changes on the genitals require an exam. A doctor would need to see what you are referring to to be able to make an assessment ...Read more

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What does it mean when the lining of the uterus is thick but your not bleeding?

What does it mean when the lining of the uterus is thick but your not bleeding?

US reading: Assuming this was from an US reading, it simply means that your uterus was measured and found to be in the "thick" classification category. As long as you are getting regular routine evaluations with your GYN dr. and getting your normal screening test done, and have no symptoms, AND assuring your GYN knows the report of the US, and is following you...then you should be fine. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your bleeding from anal?

What does it mean when your bleeding from anal?

See doctor: Rectal bleeding is not normal and should always be evaluated. See a colorectal surgeon, who will do a complete evaluatin and examination, and can treat most causes of rectal bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina is red raw?

Red raw vagina: Often is caused by a vaginal infection, such as yeast or bacterial vaginosis. With an infection there is usually itching, irritation, extra discharge and sometimes an odor. It also can be caused by an allergic or irritation reaction to something such as a soap. See a doc if you think there's an infection to make correct diagnosis. ...Read more

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What exactly does it mean when your cervix hurts while having sex?

Varies.: It depends on several things, it could be that your intercourse is a little more vigorous that it should be. It can also indicate other issues, like infection, or pelvic adhesions. Have your gynecologist do a pelvic exam to evaluate for the above. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your cervix is open and you're not pregnant?

What does it mean when your cervix is open and you're not pregnant?

Normal: The cervix is open when a woman of child bearing age is able to get pregnant. The cervix typically closes when the woman is pregnant to keep the products of conception in the uterus. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

What does it mean when your uterus hurts?

Uterus hurting: Pain in the uterus can be from many causes. It can be anything from bad period cramps to infections from sexually transmitted diseases and other things too. It's best to be seen in person and examined to figure out the cause and best option for treatment. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your clit is swolen?

What does it mean when your clit is swolen?

Several things: Infections such as herpes and yeast can cause clitoral swelling. Trauma to the clitoris can cause swelling. If it is always swollen then hyperandrogenism can cause.. Best to schedule a visit with an obgyn to begin the evaluation. ...Read more

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When your vagina swollen what does it mean?

When your vagina swollen what does it mean?

Many causes: There are many causes. Among the most common are: Trauma, infection (yeast, herpes, etc), Bartholin Gland cysts, Hematomas and edema (similar to swollen ankles). If you want to know, see your doc for an exam. Best wishes! ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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