In women, trich organisms usually infect the vagina and cervix, urethra, bladder, and glands in the genital area, such as the Bartholin’s and Skene’s glands. In men, infections develop in the urethra or under the foreskin of an uncircumcised penis. Can being uncircumcised cause cancer? In the US, the riskRead More →

The phrenic nerve is among the most important nerves in the body due to its role in respiration. The phrenic nerve provides the primary motor supply to the diaphragm, the major respiratory muscle. It passes motor information to the diaphragm and receives sensory information from it. Is the diaphragm innervated?Read More →

The best treatment method for restoring the cervical lordosis and treating “text neck” is a corrective care chiropractic technique, such as CLEAR, CBP, or Pettibon. What is the best treatment for lordosis? Lordosis can affect people of any age. Conservative treatment for the condition may include medication, physical therapy, bracesRead More →

As labor begins, your cervix softens, shortens and thins (effacement). You might feel uncomfortable, but irregular, not very painful contractions or nothing at all. Can cervical ripening start labor? Cervical ripening may help start natural labor or even shorten the labor process. Some women go into labor after cervical ripeningRead More →

Around ovulation: eggy, wet, slippery, clear, stretchy As ovulation approaches, much more cervical fluid is produced. Your vagina will likely start to feel much wetter, and fluid becomes more slippery as its water content rises. Over a couple of days, fluid becomes stretchier and clearer. How long after egg whiteRead More →

This may take up to 4 weeks to heal. You should not have sexual intercourse or use tampons for the next 4 weeks to give your cervix time to heal. You should also avoid swimming for at least 2 weeks until the discharge or bleeding has stopped. Is bleeding afterRead More →

The balloon is then inserted into the cervix and the balloon is gently filled with fluid to apply pressure to the walls of the cervix. How long does it take? The balloon catheter is kept in place for 12–24 hours. It then either drops out of the cervix or isRead More →

It is not uncommon for the cervical ripening to take up to 24-36 hours!! It is also not uncommon to use different techniques to ripen the cervix. You may feel contractions during this process. If the contractions become painful, you will be able to request medication to relieve your discomfort.Read More →