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30wks+4dayspregnant on strict hospital br unmeasurable cervix dilated 1cm fully effaced with funneling may be sent home @32 weeks bad idea to send home?

30wks+4dayspregnant on strict hospital br unmeasurable cervix dilated 1cm fully effaced with funneling may be sent home @32 weeks bad idea to send home?

Not necessarily: New data has shown us that women in your situation do not need to be hospitalized long term. In fact, hospitalization can cause other problems (like blood clots or hospital acquired infections). If you're doctor sends you home, it's likely that he/she knows you'll do okay. If your water breaks or you start to have contractions, of course you'll head straight back. Good luck! ...Read more

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Cervix Dilated (Definition)

Cervix fully dilated is the normal condition during labor in which a woman's cervix has become fully dilated. The cervix begins as a closed (not dilated) cervix. Then, as the contractions squeeze the baby against the cervix, the cervix begins to dilate (dilated a bit). Later, after more contractions, the cervix becomes moderately dilated (the opening of the cervix is moderate big). Finally, the cervix is fully dilated, and the baby can start going through the ...Read more


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Is your cervix dilated naturally when you are on your period?

Is your cervix dilated naturally when you are on your period?

Yes: During the menstrual flow with or without cramping the cervical opening is slightly dilated at that time except in patients with cervical stenosis(blockage) and blood then "backs up" into the uterus with severe cramping.To allow blood extrusion. ...Read more

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How is the cervix dilated for placement of a iud?

How is the cervix dilated for placement of a iud?

Small instrument: An iud folds up for insertion, so the cervix does not have to be dilated very wide (only about 3-4mm). In some women who have given birth before, it is sometimes not even necessary to dilate the cervix to get the iud properly placed. If dilation is needed, a small, sterile instrument with a rounded tip is used; sometimes injecting a local anesthetic is sufficient to relax the cervix open enough. ...Read more

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My daughter is due on 3 days from today and is 5 CM cervix dilated but has no pain yet..Does this mean that she is going to deliver within 24 hours?

My daughter is due on 3 days from today and is 5 CM cervix dilated but has no pain yet..Does this mean that she is going to deliver within 24 hours?

Not Necessarily: There is no way to know for sure.Each situation is different.Sometimes the dilatation means soon, sometimes not. Good luck! ...Read more

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Is the cervix dilated when you are on your period?

Is the cervix dilated when you are on your period?

CERVIX DILATED/PERI: During menstruation cervix sreches opens alittle to shed the endometrium, it is not dilated like misscariage or child birth when it can be fully dilated. ...Read more

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What are some ideas to get your mind off getting your cervix dilated ?

What are some ideas to get your mind off getting  your cervix dilated ?

Two things: What is the purpose of the belly button? Why do kiwis have such a strange covering and can you eat it? Actually, I am being facetious, there is not much in the way of getting your mind off those things you are dwelling about. Try yoga breathing, positive thoughts. That might work. ...Read more

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How is the cervix dilated?

How is the cervix dilated?

Contractions: The contracting smooth muscle of the uterus applies a downward force on the opening of the fibrous tissue of the cervix causing it to expand and "dilate'. ...Read more

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What does it feel like to have your cervix dilated before mirena (levonorgestrel) insertion?

What does it feel like to have your cervix dilated before mirena (levonorgestrel) insertion?

Mirena (levonorgestrel) insertion: Cervical dilatation usually unnecessary. If never had a baby, taking 400mcg Cytotec (misoprostol) 4-6 hours before, facilitates insertion and dilatation rarely required. I have never needed to dilate anyone for this. ...Read more

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In my pregnancies,my cervix dilated early.I was put on bedrest at 30weeks the first time and then 28. Why did that happen?Is there a name for this?

In my pregnancies,my cervix dilated early.I was put on bedrest at 30weeks the first time and then 28. Why did that happen?Is there a name for this?

Cervical insufficien: There are many thoughts to why an individual may have cervical insufficiency. The highest risk for this is reoccurance ...Read more

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38 weeks and 4 days.had dr apt 3 hrs ago and he checked cervix dilated 2cm effaced 50%.having contractions since he checked me.could this cause labor?

38 weeks and 4 days.had dr apt 3 hrs ago and he checked cervix dilated 2cm effaced 50%.having contractions since he checked me.could this cause labor?

Cervical Check: Yes, a cervical check can stimulate contractions and labor. It is a good idea for you to contact your doctor for instructions or go to labor and deliver for an evaluation. ...Read more

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I am going to have my cervix dilated for a 2nd time due to backed up blood in uterus again. What tests can be done to find out why the cervix closed?

I am going to have my cervix dilated for a 2nd time due to backed up blood in uterus again. What tests can be done to find out why the cervix closed?

Prob cant: Cervical stenosis and resulting hematometra is pretty rare. Your medical history will give the most clues (previous surgeries, infections, hormonal status). ...Read more

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My SIL is preggo with twins, 22 to 24 wks.cervix dilated 2.6cms.Doctor given some tablet to insert down there every day.Whats consequences of dilation

Prematurity: The greatest concern is of course a premature delivery. There are also some concerns about possible infections or rupture of membranes. Every week in utero makes a hugh difference in the chances for 2 healthy babies at this point. Best wishes for all. ...Read more

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Why is my cervix dilated if I am not pregnant and been having periods for two months?

Why is my cervix dilated if I am not pregnant and been having periods for two months?

That can vary: & is not a reliable test to determine pregnancy. If you have concerns that the bleeding did not represent actual periods then you can take a home pregnancy test. ...Read more

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I am 22 weeks pregnant with my cervix dilated. Dr wants surgery I am scared for baby. How safe is it?

I am 22 weeks pregnant with my cervix dilated. Dr wants surgery I am scared for baby. How safe is it?

Depends: It all depends of the findings. If your doctor recommended the procedure, cerclage i presume, it s because he thinks the advantages outweights the risks. Discuss with him or her your fears and make a proper decision. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for a bruised cervix?

What is the best treatment for a bruised cervix?

Bruised cervix: Pelvic rest is the best treatment in the absence of bleeding. See you doctor if you have not done so yet ...Read more

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What treatment is the best for removing pre-cancerous cells in the cervix?

Resection: Affected part of the cervix may be removed in small resections, guided by colposcopy, more widespread lesions may be resected by removing a cone of cervix and if childbearing is not an issue and the lesion is worrisome, the whole uterus, including the cervix may be resected. ...Read more

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If I have stage one pre cancer cells on my cervix how fast can it turn into cancer and what are best treatment options ?

If I have stage one pre cancer cells on my cervix how fast can it turn into cancer and what are best treatment  options ?

Cervical cancer: Precursor lesions to cervical cancer (LSIL, HSIL) usually appear 10 or more years before an invasive cancer, but are not always detected immediately upon appearance. Colposcopy and bx are used to exclude the presence of something worse than what was seen on Pap test. If detected visually, then local excision using electrocautery, is usually effective, but f/u needed until HPV neg. Cryo occ. poss ...Read more

Cervix (Definition)

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