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A 24-year-old female asked:

21wks pg, u/s showed low laying placenta, but not covering cervix. is this cause for concern? going for follow up in a wk but feeling nervous.

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
Diagnostic Radiology 31 years experience
Probably not.: As the pregnancy progresses the placenta usually 'moves' up. Your doctor will likely order a follow up u/s to be sure.

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