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Does Abdominal Trauma Accidents Cause Placental Abruption
Could a rough ultrasound tech caused the placental abruption? How hard does the abdominal trauma have to be?
Abruptio placentae is defined as the premature separation of the placenta from the uterus. As a significant cause of third-trimester bleeding, it is associated with fetal and maternal morbidity and mortality. Placental abruption must be considered whenever bleeding is encountered in the ...Read more
Does a placental abruption caused by trauma look the same as one Not caused by trauma on an ultrasound?
Sometimes: it depends on the extent of the trauma and exactly where the cherries ...Read more
Placental abrupt ion: Trauma to the abdomen can cause abruption, MVA, a fall, being hit, etc. In addition, hypertension; pre-eclampsia, pregnancy induced or chronic, uncontrolled hypertension can be at the root of placental abruption. Other reasons also include premature rupture of membranes, a bleed called a sub chorionic hemorrhage, placenta overlying the cervix in anyway as the cervix opens...many reasons. ...Read more
Yes: High blood pressure is associated with abruption. So report immediately to your OB the following symptoms: onset of frequent, strong contractions, very firm uterus that does not feel like it relaxes, and/or dark or bright red bleeding from the separation of placenta from uterine wall (coming through vagina). Because this can be an OB emergency, patients at risk may already be under surveillance. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it normal to be pregnant again after 6 months cs (bikini incision ) cause I had complete placental abruption at 31 weeks and I lost my baby ?
Not optimal plan.: A short inter-pregnancy interval is never advisable. You are now at risk for recurrent abruption, repeat cesarean section, preterm labor, uterine rupture, poor fetal growth, anemia and placenta accreta. Seek mfm care asap, take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and avoid smoking/cocaine. Best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can picking up/carrying my 29lbs 3yr old daughter while she's asleep and floppy/heavy cause me to have a placental abruption? I already have a 2cm sch
Possibly: I would recommend nothing heavier that 10 pounds at this point, but i would also suggest you speak to your OB about their specific recommendations for not only how much you should lift/carry, but also any other restrictions on your activities at this point in the pregnancy. Congratulations! ...Read more
Can heavy lifting in pregnancy cause placental abruption? I lifted something heavy tonight and it hurt my tummy a little. I'm now scared. I'm 18 weeks
Placental abruption: It would take a very strong force to cause an abruption. ...Read more
I have pots, and lost my baby to placental abruption (which they think caused the pots) should I not try again? Better to adopt? Once pots gets better
POT[t]S: Stands for postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome and is caused by abnormal activity of the autonomic (automatic) nervous system (ans). I think that the "abruptio" and the pots are from a common cause---- compromised body chemistrry, in the control mechanisms of the ANS and the normal function of pregnancy. My guess is that it is due to lousy diet that provides the energy for cellularfunction. ...Read more
Can sleep apnea cause placental abruption? If so is there anywhere can I find more information online regarding this?
I had a full term stillbirth apparently caused by a very small placental abruption. What may have caused this? What are the chances of reoccurrence?
Reocurrence: I am so sorry about the loss of your baby. Some studies have shown recurrence rates to be one in eight, while some have reported a ten fold increase in rate. Whether or not this recurs depends upon the causation and on the presence of the predisposing factors: pregnancy induced hypertension or chronic hypertension, external trauma, cigarette smoking and/or the use of Cocaine and alcohol. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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