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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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Short Cervix (Definition)

doctors generally only look for a short cervix after a person has had a history of a preterm delivery. In the next pregnancy, doctor will perform transvaginal ultrasounds to look at the length of the cervix and if it drops below 1.5 to 2.5 cm, they may get concerned about a shortening cervix and offer treatment or closer ...Read more


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

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 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 exactly does it mean when your stomach is hard?

What exactly does it mean when your stomach is hard?

Nonspecific: That is fairly nonspecific, and could be related to dilated intestines from a variety of causes, or the muscles of the abdominal wall, also from a variety of causes. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your cum is pasty?

What does it mean when your cum is pasty?

Nothing serious: Likely less seminal (/'pre-ejaculate') fluid mixed with the semen (/'ejaculate'). ...Read more

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What does it mean when cum is stringy?

What does it mean when cum is stringy?

Nothing specific: Can be an indication of hydration status, protein content, sperm concentration, etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your discharge stops?

What does it mean when your discharge stops?

Discharge: has stopped, which is a good thing for you. It can mean normal discharge or infection has cleared, not sure which you experienced. Nothing to worry about. ...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 urinating to much?

What does it mean when urinating to much?

May be...: It means differently as to the number and amount of voiding. Going to bathroom often doesn't necessarily mean voiding too much. And it's okay to go often as long as being able to empty bladder with free-flowing stream with good volume from each voiding and with normal urinalysis. More detailing? Ask doc timely. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uvula is elongated?

What does it mean when your uvula is elongated?

ThLongAnTheShortOfIt: It means your uvula is elongated. The uvula is an elongated structure. But if you mean TOO long, then it might irritate your throat or cause you to gag or swallow a lot or feel like there's a goldfish in there. Sometimes it will swell from an allergy, sensitivity or irritation, but with time it will shrink back down; sometimes medication is needed; rarely, surgery. Try ice chips, then your doc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your uterus makes sounds?

What does it mean when your uterus makes sounds?

Never heard that: Most likely from your GI tract as the GI tract is in front of behind and on each side of the uterus, please see a GI specialist. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your period is early?

What does it mean when your period is early?

Bleeding/ period: Reasons for early periods or bleeding can include: intensive exercising, anxiety, stress, fatigue, poor nutrition, anovulation, rapid loss or gain of weight, imbalance of estrogen ; progesterone, use of emergency contraceptives, endometriosis. Etc. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina is itchy?

What does it mean when your vagina is itchy?

Infection: A vaginal infection can be a reason to be "itching to see" a gyn md for evaluation and treatment.. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your vagina bleeds while fasting?

What does it mean when your vagina bleeds while fasting?

Unsure: Your fasting should not cause vaginal bleeding. You should see your gynecologist to find out why you have the bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your sperm is hot?

What does it mean when your sperm is hot?

Spontaneous Combust?: It means it just came out of your hot body,you sexy hot hunk of a man!!! I'd hate to think what state of animation you'd be in if it came out cold!Now,if you mean unusually hot for you,that's an interesting question.Maybe you're all worked-up from your current"exercise"or you actually have a fever or a metabolic problem like with your thyroid.Or maybe it's just cold outside.In any case don't worry ...Read more

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What does it mean when period is early?

What does it mean when period is early?

Early period: Reasons for an early period can include endometriosis, emergency contraceptives, changes in hormones, polycystic ovarian syndrome, chemotherapy for uterine cancer, perimenopause, eating disorders, intense dieting (especially w high carb diet), marked weight gain, significant over-exercising* anovulatory periods. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your pee is literally orange?

What does it mean when your pee is literally orange?

Medications: Certain medications (pyridium, rifampin) can turn your urine orange color. Dark discoloration of the urine can also be a sign of dehydration or could represent blood in the urine. If increasing fluids does not clear it up, would seek medical attention with your doctor. ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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