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What cause amniotic fluid embolism to happen during a c-section what can go wrong?

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Dr. Ron Eaker
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rare: This a rare but very serious problem. It can occur when amniotic fluid gets into the blood stream and sets up a reaction that can b e life threatening., .
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Mar 6, 2013
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