Age 26 – Trichomoniasis

Age 26 – Trichomoniasis

Age 26 – Trichomoniasis These are photos of a 26 year old woman’s cervix. She has birthed two children, one vaginally and one via Cesarean section. About six years before these photos, she had a blighted ovum (anembryonic pregnancy) and a D&E  procedure. She...
Age 24 – PCOS

Age 24 – PCOS

Age 24 – PCOS This is the cervix of a 24 year old woman, who gave birth vaginally six years ago. She is currently trying to conceive and has been for 19 months. She has Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome, or PCOS, and a relatively regular 34 day cycle. She is not...
PCOS – Day 14

PCOS – Day 14

PCOS – Day 14 This woman has polycystic ovarian syndrome (PCOS). PCOS is a hormonal imbalance in women whose causes are not fully understood. PCOS affects 5-10% of women in their reproductive years in the United States, though it is estimated that 50% of cases...
Age 22 – 15 Months Postpartum

Age 22 – 15 Months Postpartum

Age 22 – 15 Months Postpartum This is the cervix of a 22 year old woman who has had one vaginal birth 15 months ago and is currently breastfeeding her son. She had a LEEP to treat HPV about 6 years ago, but her pap smears have been normal since then. She is...
Age 27 – Partial Cycle

Age 27 – Partial Cycle

Age 27 – Partial Cycle This is the cervix of a 27 year old woman who gave birth vaginally six years ago.   She has been on and off hormonal contraceptives since age 16, prescribed both for birth control and for regulating cramps. She has most recently been on...