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Are subchorionic hematomas and placenta accreta related? Do you typically see them together?

Are subchorionic hematomas and placenta accreta related? Do you typically see them together?

Different things: These are distinctly different things. A subchorionic hematoma is a collection of blood in the layer between the membranes and the placenta. It is typically found in the 1st trimester when someone experiences bleeding. A placenta accreta is when the placenta is attached too deeply into the uterine wall. You could have both things but they are not typically related. ...Read more

Dr. Sanjiv Kaul
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Hematoma (Definition)

A scalp hematoma is a condition in which there has been bleeding between the scalp and the skull, and the blood is trapped under the scalp, forming a blood-filled bulge. Scalp hematomas usually resolve without treatment. They are more common in babies who needed vacuum-assisted deliveries, because vacuum on a baby's scalp can cause ...Read more


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Is a hematoma at 7wks under fundus and on left side of placenta very serious. Have no bleeding just a lil cramping. I also have hernia in my back l5s1?

Is a hematoma at 7wks under fundus and on left side of placenta very serious. Have no bleeding just a lil cramping. I also have hernia in my back l5s1?

Depends: It really depends on the size of the hematoma, whether it's increasing in size or not & a few other factors: http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/15684162 http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/pubmed/8756935. ...Read more

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What is a placenta?

What is a placenta?

Connects mom & baby: The placenta is the tissue that grows inside the uterus and connects to a developing baby. It is commonly known as "after birth.". ...Read more

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What causes a low lying placenta?

What causes a low lying placenta?

Random chance: The embryo implants on the uterine lining, and at that location the placenta starts to grow. Usually, it is on a portion of the uterus that will stretch and thin during pregnancy, and is nowhere near the internal cervical opening. However, sometimes the embryo implants very near the internal cervical opening, resulting in a low-lying placenta or even a placenta covering the opening, req. C-sec. ...Read more

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What is minor seperation in placenta ?

Placenta separation: How far along?Are you bleeding? Ask you doctor ,if it is a minor abruption and how much.If it is a abruption you may need to be monitored carefully that it does not increase signficantly because the placenta is the source of the fetus food and if it separates completely it is a medical emergency and the baby may not survive. Ask about bedrest, activity, high risk pregnancy ...Read more

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Must i worry if placenta is calcifying?

Must i worry if placenta is calcifying?

what did your OB say: That is not a good sign but depends on the severity, if you are at 37 weeks your OB can do an amnio and for lung maturity and get you delivered and if you are at least 39 weeks you should be induced the ideal time to deliver is 39-40 weeks least chance for fetal problems if u are already past your due date i rec immediate delivery but call your OB and i assume u are also being followed by perinato. ...Read more

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What are conditions affecting the placenta?

What are conditions affecting the placenta?

Structural, function: Many problems involve abnormal location of the placenta (too low, too deep in uterine wall). Other less common ones are due to abnormal structure (eg, vessels from placenta unsupported by tissue, small or odd shape, tumors in the placenta). Some can develop in a normal placenta late in pregnancy (such as replacement of healthy tissue with fibrous tissue). Not all are detectable by ultrasound. ...Read more

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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