Definition of Cervix:

The lower part of the uterus that opens into the vagina.

Topics Related to Cervix


...the condition
“...When the endometrial tissue bleeds during menstruation, the old tissue and blood cannot get out of the muscle and flow out of the cervix as part of normal menses...”

Cancer, General

...recommendation Plant-Based Nutrition
“...people who include generous amounts of fruits and vegetables in their daily diets have lower rates of cancers of the lung, breast, colon, bladder, stomach, mouth, larynx, esophagus, pancreas, and cervix compared to people who avoid such foods...”
...recommendation Lycopene
“...The benefit was strongest for prostate, lung, and stomach cancers, although protective associations were also found for cancers of the pancreas, colon, rectum, esophagus, oral cavity, breast, and cervix.  Because the data were from observational studies, a cause-and-effect relationship cannot be firmly established...”
Diagnose your symptoms now!
  • let The Analyst™ find what's wrong
  • check your overall health status
  • identify any nutritional deficiencies

More topics Related to Cervix

Cervical Cancer

...the condition
“Cervical cancer is cancer of the cervix, the lower end of a woman's uterus...”
...recommendation Lycopene
“A study of women found that the 75% who ate the least amount of tomatoes had between 3.5 and 4.7 times the risk for cervical intraepithelial neoplasia – pre-cancerous changes of the cervix.  Other researchers have also reported evidence suggesting that high dietary lycopene may be linked to protection from cervical dysplasia...”

Cervical Dysplasia

...the condition
“When abnormal cells are found on the cervix the condition is called dysplasia...”
...related topic
“Abnormal cells on the surface of the cervix, classified as either mild (70% of cases fall into this category; the cells regress on their own), moderate, or severe, or as class 1, 2 or 3...”
...recommendation Vaginal Depletion Pack
“...For most patients, the vaginal depletion pack will accelerate the rate of normalization of the cervix.”
...recommendation Vitamin A
“...Vitamin A injections into the cervix have been used successfully when other methods have failed.”
...recommendation Zinc
“The rapidly dividing cells of the cervix require zinc for replication...”

Cervical Narrowing

...the condition
“...Surgeries performed on the cervix may cause narrowing or total closing of the canal of the cervix...”

Cigarette Smoke Damage

...relationship to Cancer, General
“...Samples from the cervix of women smokers show components of tobacco smoke that contain mutagenic activity.”

Ectopic Pregnancy

...the condition
“...In the former, vaginal bleeding is the main symptom and pain may come later as the cervix dilates.  In ectopic pregnancies, the pain usually comes first and vaginal bleeding is less significant – and sometimes absent...”

Fanconi Anemia

...the condition
“...By age 50, 30% of FA patients have developed solid tumors, which usually develop in the mouth, tongue, throat, or esophagus but can also occur as tumors of the vulva/vagina, brain, skin, cervix, breast, kidney, lung, lymph nodes, stomach, and colon...”

Female-Specific Cancer Screening

...as a treatment
“...CERVICAL CANCER Women who are over 18 or sexually active and who have a cervix should have annual Pap tests to screen for cervical cancer...”


...as a treatment
“...Korean medical literature reports success in treating cancers of the breast, cervix, nervous system, esophagus, and endometrium...”
Concerned or curious about your health?  Try The Analyst™
Symptom Entry
Symptom Entry
Full Explanations
Optional Doctor Review
Review (optional)

More topics Related to Cervix

Herpes Simplex Type II

...the condition
“...For women, blisters involve the external genitalia (the labia, perirectal skin, foreskin of the clitoris), in addition to the vagina and cervix.  It is common to have watery discharge and pain during urination...”

HPV (Human Papilloma Virus)

...the condition
“...HPV infection on the cervix usually has no symptoms at all...”


...related topic
“...Removal might include removal of the cervix (total hysterectomy) or not (subtotal / partial hysterectomy).  A radical hysterectomy involves surgical removal of the uterus, upper vagina, tissues adjacent to the uterus and possibly the...”

IUD Complications

...the condition
“...The main risk is within the first 20 days after insertion, so a check for infection of the vagina or cervix may be advised before an IUD is inserted...”


...the condition
“...lesions; medications (birth control pills, corticosteroids, hypothalamic depressants, anticholinergics, anticoagulants); uterine fibroids; functional ovarian cysts; polyps; carcinoma of the vagina, cervix, endometrium or ovary; renal or liver disease; coagulation disorders; anabolic steroid use; IUDs or other trauma...”

Painful Menstruation (Dysmenorrhea)

...the condition
“...In cases of secondary dysmenorrhea, dilation and curettage (D&C) may be recommended to open the cervix and remove tissue for microscopic testing...”

Pap Test

...related topic
“...Microscopic examination of cells collected from the vagina and cervix to test for uterine cancer or dysplasia.”

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)

...the condition
“...PID occurs when disease-causing organisms migrate upward from the urethra and cervix into the upper genital tract...”


...related topic
“...Polyps can appear elsewhere, for example in the intestines, sinuses, stomach, uterus, or cervix.”

Pregnancy-Related Issues

...recommendation GHB (Gamma-Hydroxybutyrate)
“...GHB causes "spectacular action on the dilation of the cervix", decreased anxiety, greater intensity and frequency of uterine contractions, increased sensitivity to oxytocic drugs (used to induce contractions), preservation of reflexes, a lack of...”

STD Chlamydia

...the condition
“...All women with infection of the cervix and all pregnant women should be tested...”

STD Gonorrhea

...the condition
“...Gonorrhea bacteria can grow in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract, including the cervix (opening to the womb), uterus (womb), and fallopian tubes (egg canals) in women, and in the urethra (urine canal) in women and men...”

Tendency To Develop Polyps

...the condition
“...Polyps are typically associated with mucous membranes and can occur in various parts of the body, including the colon, nose, sinuses, stomach, bladder, uterus, cervix and small intestine...”

Vaginal Depletion Pack

...as a treatment
“...Place 2 suppositories against the cervix followed by placement of a tampon and leave in place for 24 hours...”
Report by The Analyst™
Click to see sample report
Health problems rarely occur in isolation or for obvious reasons

Your body is a highly complex, interconnected system.  Instead of guessing at what might be wrong, let us help you discover what is really going on inside your body based on the many clues it is giving.

Our multiple symptom checker provides in-depth health analysis by The Analyst™ with full explanations, recommendations and (optionally) doctors available for case review and answering your specific questions.

We use cookies for traffic analysis, advertising, and to provide the best user experience