Cervical Incompetence or Complication of Infection?

Patient : My first pregnancy was pretty normal, no big events until my appendix ruptured at 34 weeks,had surgery then went into labor a few days later. He was fine. My second pregnancy I found out at 13-14 weeks at my first appointment that I had chlamydia and that my cervix was a little short. Long story short by 23 weeks I was on hospital bedrest with my cervix at 1cm and funneling, no dilation. I had my daughter at 25w6d. She is perfectly healthy now. My question is could the chlamydial infection not being caught until 2nd trimester have caused softening and weakening of my cervix or is it true cervical incompetence even though I previosly had no issue with this?
Doctor :   This question is currently in queue and will be answered shortly by one of our doctors. In the meantime you may browse our library of answered questions by clicking here.

Related Q&A

Q: Hi, am having a crypic pregnancy. I am about 31 fetal weeks, 33 gestational weeks. I am now having.daily Braxton hick...

Q: Can I take Tylenol when pregnant? I am a 32 year old women who is 28 weeks pregnant. I've had some massive splitting ...

Q: Insulin does not cross the placenta but glucose does, how will the baby’s body handle elevated glucose in the m...

Q: Is it possible to get pregnant while on the implanon? And if so, would the fetus survive or would it die with the imp...

Q: I have been on BCP for a while..It it normal to still breakthrough bleed? The blood is dark red to brown what can I d...


Dr. James Obaji M.D.

  • 247 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Suneel Sharman M.D.

  • 190 Reviews
  • Family Physician

Dr. Pat Golden M.D.

  • 169 Reviews
  • Cardiologist

Dr. Kunaal Jindal M.D.

  • 112 Reviews
  • Plastic Surgeon