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can placenta previa cause birth defects

A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Boris Aronzon
23 years experience Anesthesiology
Previa: Can be dangerous. You need obstetrician with experience and well equipped hospital for delivery.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bacterial vaginosis: Vaginal odor would be unrelated to your delivery 18 months ago and unrelated to implanon. This sounds like infection and most likely bacterial vaginos ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
23 years experience Family Medicine
Bleeding: Placenta previa is the placenta implanting over the internal opening of the cervix, and is a very serious problem. It will necessitate you having a c ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cervix and placenta: Will move apart as a balloon expands, (uterus), points on the balloon move apart, this will likely occur as the uterus grows, if no bleeding, little r ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
In placenta previa,: the placenta either partially or completely overlaps the opening of the cervix. As the cervix starts to dilate, the blood vessels of the placenta are ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Should not: Causes issues with pregnancy, labor and delivery but 7 months later should not be an issue.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
MFM evaluation: Consider asking for a referral to a maternal fetal medicine specialist. Your situation sounds quite high risk especially when you use phrases like mas ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Doesn’t move: The placenta does not actually move. It is attached to the uterus. As the uterus grows the placenta can be pulled safely away from the cervix. In some ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Attached over cervix: Placenta previa is when the placenta attaches low inside the uterus, near theopening of the birth canal/cervix. This can cause problems during the bi ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Listen to your Doc: If it's early in your first trimester, usuallly not much different. In your late second or third trimester, listen to your doc. They'll prescribe re ... Read More
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