• mucus
  • Other factors that might impair his sperm are incompatibility between his semen and his wife's cervical mucus or an inability to bind to the egg and fertilize it. (childbirthsolutions.com)
  • You also check your cervical mucus and take your basal body temperature daily, and record these in a chart. (countyrxcard.com)
  • Although birth control pills offer no protection against STDs, they may provide some protection against PID by causing the body to create thicker cervical mucus, making it more difficult for bacteria to reach the upper genital tract. (kidshealth.org)
  • Basically, throughout most or all of your fertility cycle -- from day one of your period through the time until your next period agains, every single cycle -- you've got different types of vaginal discharges and cervical mucus. (scarleteen.com)
  • Around ovulation , for instance, that mucus and discharges tend to be very thin, clear and fluid, whereas towards the end of your cycle, they tend to be thicker, whiter or yellower and more chalky: sometimes so thick, in fact, that it won't even move down your vagina to your pants to see. (scarleteen.com)
  • uterus
  • Pelvic inflammatory disease or pelvic inflammatory disorder (PID) is an infection of the upper part of the female reproductive system namely the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries, and inside of the pelvis. (wikipedia.org)
  • The sac (consisting of 2 membranes, the chorion and amnion) contains amniotic fluid, which surrounds and protects the fetus in the uterus (womb). (wikipedia.org)
  • After rupture, the amniotic fluid leaks out of the uterus, through the vagina. (wikipedia.org)
  • canal
  • The vaginal canal then travels upwards and backwards, between the urethra at the front, and the rectum at the back. (wikipedia.org)
  • Therefore, the predominance of lactobacilli in the vaginal canal creates a more acidic environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • endocervical
  • Failure to obtain adequate ectocervical, endocervical, or vaginal cell population is suboptimal for evaluation. (labcorp.com)
  • This is the most commonly used method and requires an endocervical, vaginal, or penile swab specimen for examination under a microscope. (wikipedia.org)
  • suppository
  • pessary (a vaginal suppository) made of various acidic substances (crocodile dung is alleged) and lubricated with honey or oil, which may have been somewhat effective at killing sperm. (mcgill.ca)
  • occurs
  • Women with PROM usually experience a painless gush of fluid leaking out from the vagina, but sometimes a slow steady leakage occurs instead. (wikipedia.org)
  • Antibiotics
  • If damage has already occurred in the reproductive organs, antibiotics will not be able to reverse it but will stop further spread of the infection. (kidshealth.org)
  • pregnancy
  • In some cases douching may force the ejaculate further into the vagina, increasing the chance of pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • pre-ejaculate fluid can cause pregnancy, modern research has shown that pre-ejaculate fluid does not contain viable sperm. (mcgill.ca)
  • Low levels of fluid around the fetus also increase the risk of umbilical cord compression and can interfere with lung and body formation in early pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)
  • While all forms of birth control can generally be used by young people, long-acting reversible birth control such as implants, IUDs, or vaginal rings are more successful in reducing rates of teenage pregnancy. (wikipedia.org)