What is Cervix?

The cervix is the inferior, narrow portion of the uterus where it joins with the superior end of the vagina. It is cylindrical or conical in shape and protrudes through the upper anterior vaginal wall. Approximately half its length is visible with appropriate medical equipment; the remainder lies above the vagina beyond view.

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hello, i am 22 yrs old and now to my wondering mind i am still late with a bfn. 7 days now. i am fairly regular. two months ago tho i had 2 periods in one month. one on the 9th of nov and on the 23rd. the month after i had one on the 9th only. i have taken 3 first response and 1 clear blue.. all neg. i feel that my body is showing some symptoms like: dull lower back aches, breasts feel larger and nipples seem more erect, recently ewcm, cervix feels soft, mild head aches on and off, peeing more, feel starved when i get up and when im laying down in bed before i get up i feel like something is pulling on my belly button. no vomiting . no other symptoms. i don t know if this is all in my head or what. should i wait another week and test again?
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You are overdue by 1 week by this time usually one can get urine pregnancy test positive,as you said they are negative.
In sexually active pregnancy should be ruled out first,please do not wait and consult a Gynecologist to examine you and if required a Beta HCG and ultra...
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My doc couldnt push coil measuring stick thru my cervix! she sending me to hospital to have fitted now.. And also scanning me to see if I have fibroids as something was stopping her pushing through!?? I also have retroverted cervix! Stressed now I have something bad wrong! No other symptoms. Regular. Got 2 kids. Natural births. Fit. Healthy!
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It can be due to mild inflammation in the area or due to a retroverted cervix. It is not something serious. Let her investigate and find out the cause.
I hope this information has been both informative and helpful for you.
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I had my cervix cauterized over a week ago, i keep getting lower pains like period pains although im not on a period or expecting one. I have had a few problems with my cervix for many years now.
I had pre - cancerous cells removed a few years ago and smears since have come back normal but i suffer from really bad heavy periods and bleeding after sex.
I have been sent for several tests including a scan which im waiting on results.
However it is normal i keep getting the stabbing pains including in my lower back. This has only started since i got it cauterized. i dont recall experiancing this when ive had this done in the past?
hi, the pain you are experiencing after the cervical cautery, it is common. and bleeding/watery discharge after this proceudre is also will be there. it will reduce after couple of days. take antibiotics and analgesics. see your gynaecologist if it continues. all the best.
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Hi I had sex with my husband a couple days ago like three days in arrow every time I bleed some during intercourse. It was somewhat painful. I know past month I was 8 days late on my period. According ton my ovulation calculator and EWCM I was ovulating. Is this what caused me to bleed? I have also had bad migraines lately. Or could I of had a miscarriage last month
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Bleeding during intercourse can occur for different reasons such as: (1) trauma during intercourse
(2)changes in the cervix
(3)cervical polyps which are outgrowths from the cervix
(4) infection
(5)uterine polyps

You may want to consider visiting your doctor...
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hello. im just a bit worried. i went for a scan yesterday, the doctor then asked could he do a internal cervix scan, after that he passed me to another doctor who asked if he could take a biopsy . i never got to ask any questions because i was a bit shocked. i do know mt cervix is measuring 9cm. it was 5cm in oct. i am 47 years old and not had a period summer last year although i did have a very small bleed in october, can you please help clear my mind what ever way . thanks
Hello jancannell1964,
47 years female - hormonal change occured in this stage, menopause occure in t his stage also, in USG scanning-may be found some growth, polyp, thick endometrium,fibroid (myoma) or some other suspicious growth , in that case better to take biopsy - to confirm tissue...
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Hi im 38weeks pregnant n 1day. I went to da doctor tuesday they told me my cervix is very soft n thin, ive been having these sharp pains in my abdominal area that i have to stay bend over till da pain leaves. I also feel bloated n weak at times should i b worried. This morning i woke up wit swollen feet n hands the swellin went down tho...
You are having PRE-LABOUR pains, kindly check your blood pressure as it could be associated with HYPERTENSION in pregnancy.
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where should i proceed to get rid of my cervical mucus problem? Is there any medication to increase cervical mucus and should i have them without doctor s concern? Please suggest. I m taking thyronorm 25mcg and hv a low sex drive and trying to get pregnant for last 3 years.
Cervical mucus is normal most of the time.It only indicates infection,if there is any associated itching,burning etc.Thynorm has no relation to it.As for the conception problem,you should see a fertility specialist for furthur testing.
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