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flying with placenta previa

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Immediate Rx: Placenta previa can cause massive amounts of bleeding. See a doctor before even considering travelling elsewhere.
Dr. Cristina Carballo
39 years experience Neonatology
Depends: This depends on how far along you are in the pregnancy and the degree of placenta previa. Your OB would answer this better based on your history and e ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cynthia Archer
19 years experience Internal Medicine
Discuss with OB.: Flying is ill advised during pregnancy with risk for serious bleeding as is the risk with placenta previa. It's a big risk, should anything happen, yo ... Read More
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Placenta over cervix: Placenta previa is a complication of pregnancy where the placenta is covering the opening of the uterus called the cervix. It occurs in 1/200 pregnanc ... Read More
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Dr. William Banks Hinshaw
43 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Placenta over cervix: The placenta, the interface between mother and fetus, is normally located in the upper uterus. If it is in the lower uterus and covering or partially ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Nguyen
11 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abnormal implanting: 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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
26 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Blocks birth canal.: Placenta previa occurs when it implants over the maternal cervix of the uterus, thereby blocking the birth canal and precluding safe vaginal delivery. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Landa
32 years experience Pathology
no: Placenta previa is an obstetric complication in which the placenta is inserted partially or wholly in lower uterine segment.It can sometimes occur in ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ultrasound: Ultrasound is the main way to follow a previa. If your previa resolves with time, your labor should be the same as anyone else's. If it doesn't, tes ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allison Greco
9 years experience General Practice
1 in 200: Placenta previa occurs in approximately 1 in 200 pregnancies. It is a condition where the placenta blocks the opening to your cervix. Placenta previa ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. David Krulak
23 years experience Family Medicine
Placenta previa: Normally, the position of the placenta is near the top of the womb. In some cases however, the placenta stays in the lower portion (part) of the womb ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
19 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 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 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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