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I just had my five months anomaly scan n was told that my placenta is posterior grade0 maturity, 3 CM away from OS. What does this mean???

I just had my five months anomaly scan n was told that my placenta is posterior grade0 maturity, 3 CM away from OS. What does this mean???

All good: Your placenta is on the Barack wall of your uterus and well above your cervix so it won't be in the way when the baby comes out and it isn't getting old and wearing out. It should still do a good job of nourishing the baby. It's all good. ...Read more

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Result of u/s- Placenta is posterior, with its lower edge at d level of internal Os, grade 0. What does this mean? 20weeks preg

Probably normal: Your placenta is not getting too old and is on the back wall of your uterus. It is near the cervix but as the pregnancy progresses can be expected to migrate up and away from the opening. Best wishes. ...Read more

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I'm 10.2 weeks bhcg is 76889 today but were 138569 on 14 jun is this normal? And what does placenta forming posterior wall mean? Thank you

No worries: It is normal for the HCG levels to peak and then level off at a lower level. The placenta forming in the posterior wall means that the placenta is attached to the back wall of the uterus ...Read more

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My wife usg showing placenta is posterior low lying 1.5 cm away from internal is. What should I do May I keep relationship with my wife pls help me?

Low lying plancenta: A low lying placenta may actually be a marginal placenta previa. In general sexual relations in this situation may lead to bleeding. If its fairly early in her pregnancy, often times the placenta will be further away from the cervix after 26 weeks. ...Read more

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Good day. I'm ony 36 weeks and 6 days, what does LATERAL PLACENTA WITH POSTERIOR COMPONENT, Grade 3, high lying means?

Good day. I'm ony 36 weeks and 6 days, what does LATERAL PLACENTA WITH POSTERIOR COMPONENT, Grade 3, high lying means?

U/S findings: The physical location of your placenta inside your uterus. It is lateral (towards one side, left or right); on the posterior (back, nearer your spinal column, as opposed to your abdomen); Grade 3 high lying (??). The good thing is that the placenta is not covering the cervical opening (or Os). You should be talking to your OB about these things! Talk with him/her if you don't understand! ...Read more

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I'm 18+5day, My anomaly scan report is that, placenta is posterior upper and lower segment. The lower edeg approximately 8mm away from the internal os?

Consult GYN doctor: Your scan report suggests that the position of placenta is to be watched and you will get your scan done again as your doctor will suggest to assess position of placenta. Consult your doctor ...Read more

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My placenta is posterior and low lying. I am 14wks pregnant. Any problems? Do I need bedrest? What r the thngs I should care? Pls help me.

My placenta is posterior and low lying. I am 14wks pregnant. Any problems? Do I need bedrest? What r the thngs I should care? Pls help me.

VOMIT syndrome: Vomit syndrome is short for victim of modern imaging technology this is your problem. If you hadn't had an us you wouldn't know this normal finding. If you get 3 more us's you will see it rise out of the low lying position as your pregnancy progresses. Don't think this represents a problem, bedrest is the worst thing you could do. ...Read more

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Is it a previa if placenta is posterior w/ its lower edge @ the level of internal os. Grade 0? . doc advise no sex. Will it hurt if we do?

Is it a previa if placenta is posterior w/ its lower edge @ the level of internal os. Grade 0? . doc advise no sex. Will it hurt if we do?

Previa: It sounds like you have at least a low lying placenta if not at least a marginal previa. Sex causes uterine contractions for a couple days afterwards, so based on your description I would advise the same thing. If you bleed after sex, you won't know if its the previa or just post coital bleeding. Do something else. By the way the grading has nothing to do with previa. ...Read more

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I am 14 weeks pregnant. In usg its seen my placenta is posterior and low lying. Any problems? Wht r the thngs I should care? No other abnormalities.

U really need: To discuss all of that with your OB who has seen the ultrasound or the results please call your OB as your OB will give u specific instructions and things that u cannot do and hopefully by the next ultrasound which you should have a followup scheduled the placenta will have moved up, so please call your OB now that is part of your ob's job. ...Read more

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My ultrasound report at 24 weeks 2 days says that my placenta is posterior and fundal, G 1, away from os. What does it means?

Good news: The best news is that the placenta is away from the cervical canal. This means you can have a natural birth. Fundal means the placenta is located towards the top of your uterus and posterior means that the placenta is located at the back wall of the uterus. G1 means that your placenta looks very healthy and is able to provide sufficient nutrients and oxygen to your baby. ...Read more

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I am 20 weeks pregnant. My placenta is posterior, low lying, covering os, grade 0 in maturity. What does it mean? Its my first pregnancy. Is everything

Normal placenta: A low lying placenta does not cover the cervical os or it would be a placenta previa. Need to get clarification from your doctor. Grade 0 is what is should be. As the pregnancy advances the grade usually increase ...Read more

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Placenta posterior is good or bad?

Neither: It's just a normal variation. It's neither good or bad, it just is. ...Read more

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My placenta posterior grade 0 away from internal os in 13 th week scan. Is there any problem. Can I travel in train?

Normal: That is a description of a normal placenta. If you are doing well otherwise and there are no other problems you didn't mention, you should be able to travel in a train. Best wishes! ...Read more

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UTZ report at uau19 wks 5 days shows fetus in transverse position, placenta posterior grade 2, previa totalis. Will this improve? Or cs is the option

UTZ report at uau19 wks 5 days shows fetus in transverse position, placenta posterior grade 2, previa totalis. Will this improve? Or cs is the option

Likely to improve: Placenta previa diagnosed in second trimester most often resolves by 3rd trimester. Usually by that time, the fetus is head down and vaginal delivery is an option.
Follow closely with ultrasounds this pregnancy to help guide your decision. Unlikely but if the placenta previa persists, then a csection is needed ...Read more

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I am 4months pregnant and is said that I have a placenta posterior low lying grade 0 is there a posibility that placenta will move? What will I do?

Uterus grows: A low lying placenta at 4 months is something to monitor but not something to panic about. The placenta does not actually move but as the uterus grows the placenta will then be the normal position. It is too early in the pregnancy to be thinking about a C-section for low lying placentas. The majority of these will be resolved on later sonograms. ...Read more

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Placenta on the posterior upper and mid segment grade 0 means baby boy/girl?

Placenta on the posterior upper and mid segment grade 0 means baby boy/girl?

Placenta: The placement and grade of the placenta has nothing to do with the sex of the baby. The sex of the baby is determined on ultrasound by looking at the genitals. ...Read more

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My 34 week ultrasound report has Placenta : Posterior (fundal and body). Low lying and lower end of placenta reaching upto the OS Is this serious?

Needs to be followed: The closer to the cervical is or opening there is a chance the baby can damage the placenta on the way out. During the course of the pregnancy this should move away ...Read more

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4 month pregnancy. Placenta posterior lower position. Unbearable pain in interval of 3-5 days. Will my delivery be cesarean or can be normal? Probl cause?

4 month pregnancy. Placenta posterior lower position. Unbearable pain in interval of 3-5 days. Will my delivery be cesarean or can be normal? Probl cause?

Possibly: Low lying placenta could be possible to deliver basically but depends how close to cervical opening. Partial or complete previa is a cesarean section for sure ...Read more

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Placenta:posterior, dipping to the lower uterine segment os grade "o" maturity is it safe?

Yes: As long as the placenta does not dip down so low as to block the cervix (a placenta previa) this is not a problem. Grade 0 simply means that the placenta is still immature which is what is expected. Increased placental maturity too early is potentially a problem. ...Read more

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I am now at 25 weeks. My sonography report says Single live intrauterine foetus in unstable presentation. Placenta attached at posterior wall of uterus?

Interesting: It appears that you have a viable pregnancy; however, I am confused by the term"unstable presentation". The placenta is attached posterior and I suggest an OB-GYN consultation ...Read more

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Hello, what is the placenta is forming posteriorly eccentric to the right mean? That mean is it cover on cervix? Any chance complete placenta may move?

Hello, what is the placenta is forming posteriorly eccentric to the right mean? That mean is it cover on cervix? Any chance complete placenta may move?

If the placenta: Covers the cervix it is called a placenta previa which can be partial or complete and require a cesarean delivery to prevent bleeding. Yes it can 'move' ...Read more

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Posterior placenta means low lying?

No: Posterior placenta means that it is attached to the back of the uterus. Anterior placenta means that is attached to the front. Low lying means that it is attached low in the uterus near the cervix. A fundal placenta means that it attached at the top of the uterus. ...Read more

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What does high lying posterior placenta grade 1 means?

It is in a good spot: The high lying placenta on the back wall of your uterus is in a good spot to avoid bleeding at the time of labor. or before. ...Read more

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Fundal upper posterior placenta kis trafh hota h left ya right?

Language issues??: Your question is incomplete due to the language issues at the end of the question. ...Read more

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Are there any restrictions with a posterior placenta at 20 weeks?

Are there any restrictions with a posterior placenta at 20 weeks?

No restrictions.: A "posterior placenta" is safely away from the cervical opening and should not have an increased risk of bleeding, therefore no restrictions. However, placenta previa and marginal previa have an increased risk of bleeding during pregnancy because the placenta covers or lies very close to the cervical opening. These conditions would require a restriction on intercourse. ...Read more