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placenta previa abdominal pain

A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Not normal: You need to be seen asap by your ob/gyn doctor. Call them and consult on phone or go to er. If you have placenta previa and are bleeding this could ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Akua Agyeman
23 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
See gyn: Depends on how far along you are but placenta previa can cause bleeding and pregnancy loss and would present as abdominal pain, cramping and vaginal b ... Read More
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Dr. Theresa Henderson
41 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Call your obstetrician: Any persistent cramping you are having with placenta previa should be reported immediately to your obstetrician. The cramping could or could not be no ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
41 years experience Pediatrics
Go to the hospital : Now .
Dr. John Feola
31 years experience Internal Medicine
HIGH RISK PREGNANCY: High Risk Pregnancy with severe vomiting, dehydration and migraine demands prompt ER evaluation. Call your HIGH RISK OB and head to the nearest ER.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Perhaps: If a previa is present at the time of labor then a c section will be needed. Typically marginal previas are monitored by serial ultrasounds. As the ut ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
42 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
What is the question: I do not know what your situation was , but almost always placenta previa should be diagnosed before you had the csection by an ultrasound , all of my ... 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 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Sullivan
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Be cautious: No! A placenta previa can be dangerous and result in heavy bleeding. Anything that could disturb the previa should be avoided, like sex, fingers, re ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Raj Syal
Dr. Raj Syal answered
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: Many level 2 nicu function as a level 3 w/o the designation. Where you deliver depends on how far along you are when you deliver. Also very importan ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: You willl have to be watched closely. If the placenta previa does not move your child will be born via csection. Hopefully your OB will discuss all th ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
27 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood can smell..: Bloody vaginal discharge can have a bad smell even if nothing else is going on. Best wishes!
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