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causes of uterine rupture

A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bad complication: During labor when uterine muscle contract it can rupture because the force is very strong. Chances of rupture are higher after a cesarean because the ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Muscle tears: The uterus is a muscle that can rupture, or tear. Most commonly, uterine rupture occurs at the site of scar formation. For example, after a woman has ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: If untreated, this can lead to severe bleeding and infection.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Schifilliti
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
See long answer: Uterine rupture is a rare event occurring typically with a pregnant uterus often during labor. The uterus literally tears or ruptures. This is both a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marianne DiNapoli
7 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
After C-section: The uterus is a muscle that can rupture, or tear. Most commonly, uterine rupture occurs at the site of scar formation. For example, after a woman has ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Osbert Fernandez
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Uterine rupture: Uterine rupture is a complication of (tolac) trial of labor after a cesarean section. It refers to the opening of the uterine scar during the labor pr ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Jacobs
45 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Via a cesarian section, which would be the safest mode of delivery under these circumstances. The circumstances surrounding the uterine rupture will h ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Weigh the risk...: The risk of Uterine Rupture is low: .7% - .9% in women who elect to have a vaginal birth after a prior c/section (VBAC). However, a uterine rupture ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sharmila Dissanaike
20 years experience General Surgery
Extremely: Uterine rupture is a very serious complication of labor, but fortunately very rare.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Discuss with OB: I think you are asking if a vaginal delivery is safe after having had a prior c-section. The clinical thinking on this has changed in the past severa ... Read More

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