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A 40-year-old female asked:

utz report at uau19 wks 5 days shows fetus in transverse position,placenta posterior grade 2,previa totalis.will this improve? or cs is the option

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Placenta Previa: i would suggest that c section I s probably indicated but this is the decision of your OB
Dr. Rahil Malik
Obstetrics and Gynecology 10 years experience
Likely to improve: placenta previa diagnosed in second trimester most often resolves by 3rd trimester. Usually by that time, the fetus is head down and vaginal delivery is an option. Follow closely with ultrasounds this pregnancy to help guide your decision. Unlikely but if the placenta previa persists, then a csection is needed

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Last updated Jul 31, 2015

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