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What sort of disease is a weak or short cervix?
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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics & Gynecology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Depends
Sometimes the cervix is just that way naturally.
Sometimes it has been changed by surgical rpocedures. A short or weakened cervix is concerning for retaining a pregnancy.

In brief: Depends
Sometimes the cervix is just that way naturally.
Sometimes it has been changed by surgical rpocedures. A short or weakened cervix is concerning for retaining a pregnancy.
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics & Gynecology
In brief: Incompetent Cervix
A short or incompetent cervix is only a problem in pregnancy.
See your doctor early if you've had pregnancy losses (after 12-14 wks) without contractions, had surgery on your cervix, or a short cervix on ultrasound. Management may include surgery (cervical cerclage), rest or both. Your OB can help you understand what's best for you.

In brief: Incompetent Cervix
A short or incompetent cervix is only a problem in pregnancy.
See your doctor early if you've had pregnancy losses (after 12-14 wks) without contractions, had surgery on your cervix, or a short cervix on ultrasound. Management may include surgery (cervical cerclage), rest or both. Your OB can help you understand what's best for you.
Dr. Miguel Cano
Dr. Miguel Cano
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