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Doctor insights on: Blood Clots In The Placenta

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I had several large blood clots in my placenta after delivering my 4th. I am pregnant again and am sore under my ribs like last time. Am i at risk?

I had several large blood clots in my placenta after delivering my 4th. I am pregnant again and am sore under my ribs like last time. Am i at risk?

Not related: Your rib pain and blood clots in your last placenta are unrelated. Placental bleeding is always a possibility, but since you had 3 others with no problems, i would believe that you are at no more risk with this pregnancy. Check with your OB in case there is other info that that he may know about which would change your risk. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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I have a blood clot near my placenta and am 24 weeks pregnant should I be concerned or on bedrest?

I have a blood clot near my placenta and am 24 weeks pregnant should I be concerned or on bedrest?

Talk to OB MD: You need to ask this question of your treating OB MD who will know the details of the clot and your answer. ...Read more

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Placenta 3.8cm from os. Passed 5mm blood clot.OBYGn says not placenta issue as it is not close to os. Do you agree? Thinks it's cervix

Placenta 3.8cm from os. Passed 5mm blood clot.OBYGn says not placenta issue as it is not close to os. Do you agree? Thinks it's cervix

Low Lying Placenta: Depending upon where you are in your pregnancy it most likely is not associated with the placenta. The cervix and pregnancy is very friable and may have occasional bleeding which is minimal in nature. This type of bleeding is usually painless. The placenta being 3.8 cm from the cervix is not unusual. If you have bright red vaginal bleeding that does not subside then see your physician or contact them immediately. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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If you have a low lying placenta while pregnant are blood clots normal?

If you have a low lying placenta while pregnant are blood clots normal?

Not normal : Bleeding in pregnancy is not normal and should be evaluated and watched. A low-lying placenta often moves towards the upper uterus as the pregnancy advances, to where there is a better blood supply. As it does, the edge or the placenta might separate and bleed. It it usually ok, but needs to be watched ...Read more

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7wk pregnant went to ER bleeding hermmeroage under placenta baby ok today passing blood clots should I be worried dr apt tomorrow?

Threatened: Bleeding in pregnancy is called a threatened miscarriage. It is common occurring in almost 1/2 of early pregnancies. Most do fine but unfortunately some will miscarry. It is a good sign the baby was alive on the sonogram. These are hard because there is not anything anyone can do but wait. I wish you the best. ...Read more

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What causes abnormal blood clots?

Multiple conditions: Genetic deficiencies, inmobilization, hormones, bedridden condition for what ever cause mostly in sick hospitalized patients as well as any surgery & others. ...Read more

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What are some causes of blood clots?

What are some causes of blood clots?

Go to WebMD: Your question is to broad for this forum. We only have 400 characters. Visit webmd. ...Read more

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Are blood clots always deadly?

Are blood clots always deadly?

Not always: It depends on the size, location, and underlying medical condition of the patient. ...Read more

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What is the cure for blood clots?

What is the cure for blood clots?

Depends on the cause: Blood clots are a normal process. If there are excessive clots, then the treatment is tailored to the cause. You may consult this site for more info: http://www.mayoclinic.org/symptoms/blood-clots/basics/definition/SYM-20050850 ...Read more

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Is there a fast cure for blood clots?

Is there a fast cure for blood clots?

No fast cure: There is no fast cure for blood clots. It is your own body that is supposed to dissolve the clots. The blood thinner is going to help preventing the blood clots from getting bigger and creating more problems. Depending on the location, the extent of blood clots, the cause etc- blood clots is a serious condition. You should see you doctor for further treatment and evaluation. ...Read more

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Is blood clots normal when ovulating?

Is blood clots normal when ovulating?

No: Heavy bleeding to the point of blood clots around ovulation is not considered normal. This should be evaluated by an ob/gyn and this should include an exam, ultrasound, and likely a biopsy of the uterus. Make sure you are not pregnant too! ...Read more

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Is pneumonia common with blood clots?

Is pneumonia common with blood clots?

No: What common with blood clots is pe (pulmonary embolism). ...Read more

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Hello can garlic prevent blood clots?

NO: Garlic has several health benefits , it may help , to prevent it you have to take medications given by your doctor , be active and take needed precautions , and just don't depend on garlic , only ...Read more

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Can blood clots form in your neck ???

Can blood clots form in your neck ???

Very rarely: But yes. Clots in jugular veins occur with trauma, with dialysis catheters or central venous iv lines, and with tumors. Clots in carotid arteris can occur with stenosis or plaque. All are dangerous. ...Read more

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Can butrans patches cause blood clots?

Can butrans patches cause blood clots?

Shouldn't: Butrans is an opioid, which are not known to cause blood clots. In addition, the package insert for Butrans does not include clots as a potential side effect. ...Read more

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Will the implantation got blood clots?

Not anticipated: Most women don't have bleeding with implantation. When it does occur the amount of blood is very tiny. ...Read more

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Can some medicine promote blood clots ?

Blood: Thee are many that can such as supplemental hormones and birth control. ...Read more

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What can you do to prevent blood clots?

What can you do to prevent blood clots?

Good question: Stay physically active, avoid excess weight, don't smoke, stand and stretch your legs often if on a long car or plane trip, make sure you get preventative measures if you are to be immobilized for a prolonged period of time (like after surgery), and be aware of medications that increase risk of clots like tamoxifen or estrogen. ...Read more

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Could there be a home cure for blood clots?

See below: Nothing that lyses the clot. Keeping the extremity elevated and a warm cloth provide comfort. ...Read more

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How can stress change the way blood clots?

Stress and clotting: In healthy people, acute mental stress activates clotting within normal physiologic range. In people with atherosclerosis & impaired endothelial function, acute stress may precipitate a hypercoagulable state -- not good. Chronic psychosocial stressors like job strain and poverty also make blood stickier -- hypercoagulable. Depression may cause this too. http://tinyurl.com/ov2fa9l. ...Read more

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What causes blood clots months after birth?

What causes blood clots months after birth?

Pregnancy: Pregnancy increase your risk of DVT even after you deliver. This risk will go back to your pre-pregnancy risk within 6 weeks ...Read more

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Blood and blood clots are cuming from urine?

Blood and blood clots are cuming from urine?

HEMATURIA: See a urologist asap. Get a urine test and ultra sound of kidneys to rule out kidney stone / infection. ...Read more

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Coughed up blood clots for hour then nothing?

The most: Common cause of hemoptysis (coughing up blood) is bronchitis (infection of airways). If it was self limited then things are probably ok. If this happens in a smoker there could be other concerns. ...Read more

Placenta (Definition)

The placenta is an organ that connects the developing fetus to the uterine wall to allow nutrient uptake, waste elimination, and gas exchange via ...Read more