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A female asked:

Have marginal placenta previa is orgasim ok? dr siad no sex.

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Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
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Listen to Doctor: If your doctor meant "no sexual intercourse" (penetration), you should heed the advice. However, having an orgasm is a bit different. It often causes uterine contractions but seldom actually starts labor. I suggest you ask your doctor for clarification. Don't be shy!
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Dr. Diane Minich
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Best to listen to: your doctor and not have sex for the safety of you and the baby.
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Obgyn only please! if pregnant woman has low laying placenta and doc reccomends no sex does that also mean no orgasm?
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Dr. James Lin
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Placenta was low, in 12 weeks now it 2 inches moved upward in 16 weeks can my wife have orgasm, is it safe to have orgasm in this state ?
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Can I have a orgasm with placenta privia with out intercourse? Is it safe my husband wants to know and i'm also curious
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
Radiation Oncology 23 years experience
Yes.: You can still have an orgasm without intercourse.
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