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does placenta previa cause preterm labor

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
Try to relax!: It's still fairly early to be worried. Most patients with marginal placentas deliver vaginally without incident. If this is your first pregnancy your ... Read More
Dr. Robert Gould
44 years experience Radiology
Early labor unlikely: I recommend in my reports to the referring physicians in this situation that they get an ultrasound in the third trimester to make sure that there 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
Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding and Cntrxns: Previa: Placenta overlies the cervix/birth canal. Gr 1 means placenta is close, Gr 4 means it's directly overlying/blocking the baby's exit -- high ch ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Pena
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Possible: One of the more common causes of preterm premature rupture of membranes is infection, such as chorioamnionitis (infection of the placenta).
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Dr. Alison Stuebe
20 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Infection is one of the major reasons for preterm birth and ruptured membranes.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Silverman
49 years experience Fertility Medicine
Placenta previa: The chance of early labor may increase with placenta previa if you have a bleed lifting up a portion of the placenta. There are several forms of place ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not greater: The risk of preterm labor is not greater with vasa previa.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 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 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 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 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Cinnamon does not cause preterm labor. A positive ffn means you are at high risk for preterm labor.

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