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does pregnancy-induced hypertension cause placental abruption?

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Dr. Michael Traub
18 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes: High blood pressure, whether present before pregnancy or whether it develops during pregnancy, does increase a woman's risk for abruption. But most women with high blood pressure never have an abruption.
Answered on Jan 31, 2015
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