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What Does It Mean When Laceration Of Cervix
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
See a doctor: This is not a question that should be dealt with on line. ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Nothing: I would venture to say that most/many instances are non or sub clinical. ...Read more
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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