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What is cervical blockage? And endometrial insufficiency?

What is cervical blockage? And endometrial insufficiency?

Infertility terms: Cervical blockage is anything that can block the cervix, presumably blocking the entrance of sperm to the uterus. This can be from polyps, fibroids, or scarring from prior procedures on the cervix. Endometrial insufficiency is a thin lining of the uterus, not being able to sustain an implanted embryo. Both are uncommon for most women trying to get pregnant. ...Read more

Cervical (Definition)

Cervical relates to the first seven vertebra of the spine. It is related it the neck. Also it refers to the muscular opening/exit of ...Read more


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What does it mean when endometrial cells are found in the cervic?

What does it mean when endometrial cells are found in the cervic?

Woman may have cycle: ormal endometrial cells in women 40 years or older and any atypical endometrial cells under the atypical glandular cells category.4 ...Read more

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Dr could only get scant sample of endometrial lining for biopsy. Had problem getting through cervix because curved. Extremely painful. Is this common?

Dr could only get scant sample of endometrial lining for biopsy. Had problem getting through cervix because curved. Extremely painful. Is this common?

Cervical stenosis: It is very common for the gynecologist to have difficulty inserting a biopsy instrument through the cervix when a patient is in menopause. This is called cervical stenosis. If the doctor could get the instrument into the uterine cavity and only retrieved scant tissue, that would imply that the lining of the uterus is atrophic or thin. If there is any question, you should have an ultrasound. ...Read more

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Can you suggest some good resource/support websites for young women with ovarian, endometrial or cervical cancer?

Can you suggest some good resource/support websites for young women with ovarian, endometrial or cervical cancer?

ACS: If you want resources for gyn cancer, the ACS site is excellent: Here is the link to cervical cancer. http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cervicalcancer/index Hope this helps! V ...Read more

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Endometrial biopsy normal. What is the percentage that a cervical polyp biopsy is cancerous?

Endometrial biopsy normal. What is the percentage that a cervical polyp biopsy is cancerous?

Small: Cervical polyps are common and are rarely but not never cancerous. Hope that reassures you. Best wishes. ...Read more

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If I had any cervical/endometrial polyps would they have been easily noticed during my routine Pap smear recently?

Not endometrial: Cervical polyps may be visible but endometrial polyps would not be. Even cervical polyps would not be obvious if the lesion is in the canal and not projecting outside. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco, alcohol, weed or street drugs in any form. Practice safe sex. Get HPV vaccine. ...Read more