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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 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 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?

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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What to do if I have a level 5 laceration on my liver, what does this mean?

What to do if I have a level 5 laceration on my liver, what does this mean?

Bad things: I hope this is a joke and you do not have a level 5 laceration. Liver lacerations are Graded 1-6. A level 5 liver laceration is a injury with a very high mortality. Most people do not survive this type of injury. A Level 1 Trauma center with an amazing Trauma surgeon would be your best shot of getting out of this dicey situation ...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

Cervix (Definition)

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