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Is back pain a symptom of placenta accreta

A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Only at delivery: There are no symptoms during the pregnancy. Accreta presents with a placenta that will not detach after the infant is born. If the placenta is manua... Read More
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Vaginal bleeding.: Placenta accreta is a post-hoc diagnosis made after autopsy (if you are unlucky and it was undiagnosed until delivery), or after pathological examinat... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: The concern is for mother. After the baby is born, difficulty with separation and removal of the placenta can result in excess bleeding, a hysterecto... Read More
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Yes - prematurity,: Placenta previa/accreta typically leads to preterm contractions and rupture of membranes requiring delivery before 37 weeks. Thus, the minor risk is f... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lyndon Taylor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Placenta accreta: A previously undiagnosed placenta accrete may be diagnosed at the time of a cesarean section. This would occur when the OB is trying to remove the pl... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
Obstetrics and Gynecology 40 years experience
Abnormal: Placenta actually attaches invasively to the uterine muscle rather than the uterine lining as it should. May not be able to be separated when the bab... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
Radiology 47 years experience
Yes: Sometimes it is superior to sonography for this diagnosis.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Don't know: We don't know all the causes, but we know certain folks are at increased risk, such as having multiple c-sections and placenta previa.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Miguel Cano
Obstetrics and Gynecology 31 years experience
Ultrasound & MRI: An accreta is a more dangerous form of placental abnormality and ultrasound isn't very accurate although it can show signs that concern us. Especially... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mercer
Obstetrics and Gynecology 35 years experience
Uterine scarring: Women with a history of fibroid surgery or previous ceasarean whose placenta implants on scar tissue have a small, but present potential for the place... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Resorption: If placenta percreta/accreta is recognized at the time of delivery and there is no bleeding then allowing the uterus to contract and retained placenta... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lyndon Taylor
Obstetrics and Gynecology 44 years experience
Placenta Accreta: Placenta Accreta usually occurs when the placenta attaches to a scar from a previous cesarean section. If the placenta grows into the scar it is calle... Read More