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Multiple Placenta Cysts
I'm just over 5 wks and was told after an ultrasound a cyst ruptured, should I take something until the placenta takes over?
A cyst is a structure or mass that consists of a cellular lined sac. It is typically filled with fluid but may be filled with solid material. It can be congenital, traumatic, or acquired. They may develop nearly anywhere in the body and usually require complete excision for eradication or they are likely to recur. Fluid filled sacs that are not cellular lined ...Read more
Clarify: I'm just over 5 wks pregnant, ultrasound seemed to show a cyst ruptured. Is there a prescription I need until the placenta takes over?
Not necessarily: A ruptured cyst doesnt necessarily mean you are making sufficient progesterone. If you have a history of recurrent miscarriages due to progesterone deficiency, you should be on a supplement regardless of the ruptured cyst. Your gYn can Check your blood progesterone level to help you figure out whether or not you need to take extra hormone, usually untill 11 weeks of pregnancy? ...Read more
Symptoms of these 3: Ovarian cysts may not cause symptoms at all or possibly pain or pressure in the lower abdomen on the side of the cyst. I don't know of any symptoms of retained placenta, but there are clinical signs your obstetrician is familiar with that suggest it. Symptoms of fibroids include pelvic pain and pressure, abnormal uterine bleeding, and reproductive dysfunction. ...Read more
13week preg.Posterior placenta.Left adnexal cyst 5.19cm x 5 cm.Sometimes having lower back pain in bone.Slight pain on lower right abdomen.Pls suggest?
Sorry You need : To follow your doctors advice , defective fetus will result miscarriage most of the time , speak to your doctor(s). ...Read more
How can I make my placenta be stronger for my baby. I was told it was weak & there's nothing i can do. I'm really worried?
I will have 4th cessarian, n i read about placenta accarta!i'm very worried.Is there any test to descover it early if I have it or not to handle it?
Ultrasound/Doppler!: Experienced centers with prenatal ultrasound and doppler placental vessel mapping are your best bet to diagnose placenta accreta in a timely fashion and avoid life-threatening emergencies. Starting at 16-20 weeks an experienced maternal-fetal medicine specialist can help you make the right decisions for your health/life. I hope you are having your tubes tied after this pregnancy - too many c/s! ...Read more
I'm 20weeks pregnant & dr told me I have thick placenta. What does that means baby is growing fine.?
Good question: "thick" placentae sre just now being carefully defined. The takehome message is that if your baby is growing normally, then that's all that counts. ...Read more