A 25-year-old female asked:

Have placenta previa and just had a pelvic exam with no bleeding can i have sex with my husband?

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Dr. David Barrere
Obstetrics and Gynecology 11 years experience
ABSOLUTELY NOT: Consider your vagina a "no fly zone" until your physician has told you that the placenta has "migrated" and you've been given the green light to resume sex.
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How dangerous is C-section with placenta previa? I have heard there is a high risk of bleeding out!?
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Why does placenta previa cause cramping and bleeding?
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A 25-year-old female asked:
I was diagnosed w/placenta previa I have on and off light bleeding which also has a foul smell I was told I have no Infections. Is this normal?
Dr. Charles Whiting
Obstetrics and Gynecology 29 years experience
Blood can smell..: Bloody vaginal discharge can have a bad smell even if nothing else is going on. Best wishes!
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Will vaginal spotting/bleeding stop placenta previa resolves? Does recurrent bleeding in 2nd tr indicate that placenta previa is unlikely to resolve?
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
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Yes and no: Bleeding that is directly attributable to placenta previa should subside/cease once the previa resolves. However, bleeding in the setting of placenta... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
I'm 19 weeks of gestation with complete placenta previa, can I take Duvadilan as a tocolytics? Provided that I had painless bleeding one week ago.
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