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  • uteri
  • Concetti H, Retegui M, Perez G et al (2000) Chagas' disease of the cervix uteri in a patient with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. (springer.com)
  • supravaginal
  • The cervix has an inner mucosal layer, a thick layer of smooth muscle , and posteriorly the supravaginal portion has a serosal covering consisting of connective tissue and overlying peritoneum . (wikipedia.org)
  • woman's
  • Each woman's anatomy is different, but in general, you can determine the position of your cervix by how far you can insert your finger before reaching the cervix. (healthline.com)
  • An anterior lip can slow the woman's progress from the 1st to 2nd stage of labor, because the swelling will usually take time to reduce, before enabling the woman's cervix to be pulled up, and around, the baby's head. (wikipedia.org)
  • Papillary
  • Villoglandular adenocarcinoma of the cervix, also villoglandular papillary adenocarcinoma, papillary villoglandular adenocarcinoma and well-differentiated villoglandular adenocarcinoma, abbreviated VGA, is a rare type of cervical cancer that, in relation to other cervical cancers, is typically found in younger women and has a better prognosis. (wikipedia.org)
  • epithelium
  • Infection with the human papillomavirus (HPV) can cause changes in the epithelium, which can lead to cancer of the cervix . (wikipedia.org)
  • mucus
  • He theorizes about how the timing of orgasm can affect fertility, due to changes in the cervical mucus said to accompany orgasm, which then affect its ability to "filter out" sperm and prevent them from traveling into the cervix. (wikipedia.org)
  • menstrual
  • If you monitor the position of your cervix over a couple of menstrual cycles, you'll learn where your cervix lies when it's in a low or high position. (healthline.com)
  • bladder
  • In front of the upper part of the cervix lies the bladder , separated from it by cellular connective tissue known as parametrium , which also extends over the sides of the cervix. (wikipedia.org)
  • sperm
  • Male masturbation is said to discard old, dying sperm, so that an ejaculate contains younger sperm that will stay active inside the cervix longer, with more of a chance of being present during the window of ovulation. (wikipedia.org)
  • Based on studies with a fiber optic endoscope attached to a man's penis during sex, Baker describes how the cervix behaves during sex and orgasm, dipping down "like an elephant's trunk" into the pool of semen so that the sperm can more easily swim into it, the so-called "upsuck theory" of female orgasm. (wikipedia.org)
  • examination
  • This increased sensitivity means that any irritation to the cervix, such as intercourse or an internal examination, can result in spotting or bleeding. (medicalnewstoday.com)
  • cells
  • The discharge contains dead cells that are shed from your cervix. (upmc.com)
  • Douching before the exam is discouraged because cells needed from the cervix to assess for cervical cell abnormalities may be washed out. (wikipedia.org)
  • usually
  • gg-usually,your cervix will go low and hard like the tip of your nose just b4 ur periods. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • Similarly, cockscomb polyps lining the cervix are usually considered or grouped into the same overarching description. (wikipedia.org)
  • doctor
  • My doctor tried to do a hysteroscopy and D&C on me (in hospital, general anesthesia) and said cervix is completely scarred shut. (medhelp.org)
  • Your doctor or nurse will clean your cervix with iodine solution. (upmc.com)
  • begins
  • In a normal delivery, cervix remains closed unless and until labor pains and expansion of cervix begins, but unfortunately one out of every one hundred women's cervix is not able to support the pressure of baby growing inside and opens up early. (hubpages.com)
  • SCC begins in the inner part of the cervix and is very hard to diagnose. (wikipedia.org)
  • time
  • The cervix has been documented anatomically since at least the time of Hippocrates , over 2,000 years ago. (wikipedia.org)
  • body
  • I checked my own cervix with both my births and even check myself when I was fully dialated, its not hard and its something you should do so you know your body. (pregnancy-info.net)
  • Also, the position of your cervix may be different based on the position of your body while you're checking the cervix, or if you've recently had sex. (healthline.com)