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Pregnancy Induced Hypertension Cause Placental Abruption
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
A blood pressure reading has two numbers: a systolic blood pressure and a diastolic blood pressure. The systolic blood pressure is the maximum pressure the blood exerts on the vessels when the heart is beating. The diastolic blood pressure is the pressure the blood exerts on the vessels in between heartbeats. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, begins when the systolic blood pressure remains above 140 or when the diastolic blood pressure remains above 90. Hypertension can be a result of increased blood flow through vessels or increased resistance to ...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
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I delivered surrogate mo/di twins at 30 weeks due to 25% placental abruption. Are my chances higher at a p/a again with another pregnancy?
I lost my baby during my first pregnancy due to suhchrionic bleed which led to placental abruption at 24 weeks-, do I even bother trying again :/?
Ill be 4 weeks pregnant on the 21st. My last pregnancy was severe pre-eclampsia and placental abruption. Is it possible i could get it again?
That is possible: U are considered high risk.Get a more detailed answer ›
Should i be worried about amniotic fluid embolism with my pregnancy my first pregnancy i lost my baby to placental abruption at 39wks?
Don't think so: I don't think anybody can predict this rare complication. Sorry for your loss. The only suggestion i can give with your next pregnancy: try to get your future delivery done at the tertiary care facility. And keep on positive thinking, otherwise your future pregnancy would be a nightmare, filled with anxiety. ...Read more
No: Pih includes both gestational hypertension, which is a benign condition where the woman's blood pressure increases slightly without the associated proteinuria, edema or lab abnormalities found in pre-eclampsia. Hellp syndrome is a variant of severe pre-eclampsia characterized by hemolysis, elevated liver enzymes and low-platelets. Blood pressure may be high as well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more
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
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