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cause of placenta blocks cervix

A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Geisler
27 years experience Gynecologic Oncology
Previa: A previa is when a placenta entirely covers the opening of the cervix into the uterus (internal os). It is a reason for a cesarean section and if ble ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dale Kristle
40 years experience Gynecology
Yes: The definition of placenta pre via is that the placenta covers the cervix. often, as the pregnancy progresses, the placenta moves away from the cervix ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Placenta: does!not move but what to do about it depends on how close it is to the cervix. Report bleeding right away
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Synonyms: Low lying/ Marginal and partial previa are all basically synonyms describing the same thing -- the placenta is partially or close to obstructing the p ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Orgasm at own risk: Orgasm can cause uterine contractions which can cause the cervix to open in late pregnancy triggering placental previa massive bleeding. Talk to your ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 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 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding: Watch for bleeding. It is very normal to feel pressure about this time. The most common description i hear is 'i think the baby is going to fall o ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Red Alinsod
35 years experience Gynecology
Placenta: Yes, it means placenta pre via. However, you are so early on in pregnancy that the placenta may move up and get away from the cervix allowing you to ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jennifer Mcdonald
22 years experience Gynecology
Less likely: The further into pregnancy your previous persists the less likely the previa is to resolve especially if is complete
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Too soon: At 5 months, it's too soon to say if your placenta will still be attached near your cervix when you are near to term. Sometimes, when the placenta is ... 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

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