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Is a large vessel in the placenta something to worry about

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Umbilical arteries: The umbilical arteries supply deoxygenated blood from the fetus to the placenta. This is an unusual situation. In most places in the body, arteries ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Umbilical Vein: The umbilical vein carries oxygenated blood from the placenta to the baby. Best wishes!
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience Ophthalmology
See eyedoctor: Eyes have many vessels that can be seen on the white surface. These usually are fairly constant but can briefly redden when the eye is irritated. Th ... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Now: This should be examined and treated especially with the swelling aspect
A female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Pregnant?: Is there a chance you could be pregnant? The tenderness is likely hormonal. If you are not pregnant, then where are you in your cycle and have you had ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Cesarean section: If you have a cesarean section, then a low anterior placenta has to be planned for. This can cause a situation of heavier bleeding during the surgery. ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melissa Yates
17 years experience Fertility Medicine
Miscarriage: Sorry to hear about the miscarriage. The placenta at that age is still very small - only about a few millimeters in size.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liza Kunz
Dr. Liza Kunz answered
20 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Impossible to answer: Unfortunately without information about how many weeks pregnant you are, and whether your placenta is completely covering or just close to your cervix ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Hulse
26 years experience Gynecology
Light activity: Avoid strenuous activity and intercourse. Avoid things that make you contract. A marginal previa will usually resolve by the time you repeat your us ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Does not look good: For a vag del, you will have to be followed sometimes it can move but u should prepare yourself for a poss csection u cannot deliver through any part ... Read More

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