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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


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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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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

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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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10 was preg started bleeding thurs. Doc said there is a clot inbtwn uterus and placenta. Started bleeding again this am. Now red instead of brown?

10 was preg started bleeding thurs. Doc said there is a clot inbtwn uterus and placenta. Started bleeding again this am. Now red instead  of brown?

See below:: A clot behind the placenta can go either way. It can turn into a miscarriage, or it can go away. The outcome is hard to predict. This bleeding is usually followed by ultrasound. Sometimes the blood leaks between the membranes and the uterus and comes out the cervix where you can see it. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Abnormal area found in placenta on ultrasound. Dr said maybe clot or tumor.would an abruption be noticeable also if it was a clot?

Talk to your OB MD: This is a test result that should have been given to you with a detailed explanation of its; consequences to allay your anxiety. So, the person with the best & most accurate answers is your OB MD. ...Read more

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Severe Blood Clotting Heavy Bleeding Dizziness Light Headed Faint, Now A Month AFTer Giving Birth Could I Have Retained Placenta?

Severe Blood Clotting Heavy Bleeding Dizziness Light Headed Faint,  Now A Month AFTer Giving Birth Could I Have Retained Placenta?

Bleeding after baby: I would see your ob/gyn. They can sort out these issues. You need to get the blood count checked. You can also see the primAry care doctor the get the bloodwork Good luck and feel better! ...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 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