The cervix is the lower part of the uterus, the place where a baby grows during pregnancy. The cervix has a small opening that expands during childbirth. It also allows menstrual blood to leave a women’s body. Women face the possibility of a number of pelvic conditions that are specific to females. Some are fine if left untreated, while ignoring others could be fatal.
Heavy or prolonged menstrual bleeding, bleeding with intercourse, bleeding between periods and especially painful cramps can be signs of a menstrual disorder in women of menstruation age. Depending on the menstrual cycle problem or condition and the severity, medical and/or surgical intervention methods are available.
he uterus or womb, is the place where a baby grows when a woman is pregnant. The first sign of a problem with the uterus may be bleeding between periods or after sex. Causes can include hormones, thyroid problems, fibroids, polyps, cancer, infection or pregnancy.
The treatment depends on the causes. Sometimes birth control pills treat hormonal imbalances. If a thyroid problem is the cause, treating it may also stop the bleeding. If you have cancer or hyperplasia, an overgrowth of normal cells in the uterus, you may need surgery.
With two other uterine problems, tissue that normally lines the uterus grows where it is not supposed to. In endometriosis, it grows outside the uterus. In adenomyosis, it grows in the uterus’ outside walls. Pain medicine may help. Other treatments include hormones and surgery.