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How to tell if your cervix is open

During pregnancy the cervix softens, elongates, dilates, lengthens, thins out and go through all types of changes. As a result, women will ask a lot of questions about the cervix especially when they get pregnant. The information below will tell you about the cervix and how to know if it’s open. Before looking at how to tell if your cervix is open, you need to understand what it is. The cervix can be found at the bottom part of your uterus and the top part of your vagina. Throughout different phases of fertility, the cervix might lengthen, harden, soften and shrink. It will open a little during ovulation in order to allow the sperm to swim up and connects with the egg. However, it opens or dilates quite a bit throughout childbirth so that the baby can pass through. How to Tell If Your Cervix Is Open First, you should…

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What is a glandular cervix

The female’s reproductive system includes the cervix, uterus (womb), vulva, ovaries, vagina and fallopian tubes. The cervix has a cylinder shape and is part of the lower uterus which is connected to the vagina. For the purpose of this article, we will look at the glandular cervix and how it relates to cancer. The cervix, also referred to as the uterus neck, has an external surface that will open into the vagina as well as an interior surface that is facing into the uterus. This inner surface is the cervical canal. Now, there are two types of cells covering the cervix: the glandular cells inside the cervical canal and the squamous cells on the outer layer. What is a glandular cervix? How it connects to cancer cells Glandular cells create mucus and develop inside the uterus and cervix opening. Cervical cancer has two main kinds of cancerous cells, the adenocarcinomas…