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Hi I measured 8mm at 7+3 u/s, placenta in the way of rump, strong hr... is this measurement too small? Had strong rising hcg no bleeding and symptoms

Hi I measured 8mm at 7+3 u/s, placenta in the way of rump, strong hr... is this measurement too small? Had strong rising hcg no bleeding and symptoms

Small yes but: This is small for a crown-rump measurement at this gestational age (the rule of thumb is the crown-rump length+6.5= menstrual age in weeks +/- 3-5 days) but if as you say the placenta was in the way of getting a good view of the rump and all else is well, then a repeat ultrasound later is likely to give a better measurement. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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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


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What are the symptoms of placenta accreta?

What are the symptoms of placenta accreta?

Only at delivery: There are no symptoms during the pregnancy. Accreta presents with a placenta that will not detach after the infant is born. If the placenta is manually removed or removed under traction there is a great deal of bleeding, which may require surgery and possibly a hysterectomy. Accretas can sometimes be diagnosed prior to delivery via ultrasound or mri. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of placenta infarction?

What are the symptoms of placenta infarction?

HTN, FGR, oligo.: Placental infarction is a pathologically determined diagnosis that underlies a multitude of adverse perinatal outcomes such as fetal growth restriction, oligohydramnios, placental failure, preeclampsia/hypertension and placental abruption. It has symptoms of preeclampsia, small uterus and stillbirth. ...Read more

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What are the most common symptoms of placenta previa?

Painless bleeding: The most common symptom of placenta previa is painless vaginal bleeding. If you suspect you might have a placenta previa, an ultrasound can tell you whether you have one or not. ...Read more

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Does pregnancy symptoms ease up after the placenta takes over?

Specifics: The word symptoms is meaningless. It does not communicate anything specific nor can it be commented on. What do you mean specifically by the unusual wording "placenta takes over'? ...Read more

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Had baby 8 months ago. If i had any retained placenta, would I have had symptoms by now? What are they?

Yes: Being that you are 8months out from your delivery, it is unlikely you have any retained placenta. Heavy, irregular bleeding, clotting & cramping would typically herald retained placental fragments or pieces; although having no periods at all may be related. If you had any delivery issues or complications with the delivery of your placenta, then i would discuss the matter with your delivering ob. ...Read more

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There bleeding symptoms from retained placenta?

Vaginal bleeding: Massive vagnal bleeding arising from the partial separation of the retained placenta is the primary symptom. ...Read more

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What do they do to stop the bleeding and other symptoms of retained placenta?

D and C: Retained placenta is treated by a surgical procedure called a d and c (dilation and curettage). In this procedure we surgically remove the retained tissue to stop the bleeding and avoid infection. ...Read more

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My sister bled a lot. I wasnt there to see why. So what are signs and symptoms of retained placenta?

My sister bled a lot. I wasnt there to see why. So what are signs and symptoms of retained placenta?

Typically pain/bleed: After delivery pain and bleeding are possibly signs of retained placenta. However there are other possible causes. In any case significant pain and/or bleeding after delivery needs medical assessment. Fever over 100.4 f also should be assessed. ...Read more