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Symptoms Of Retained Placental Fragments
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
Bleeding or None: Placental abruption is when the placenta detaches from the uterine wall before the baby is born. This happens in only 1% of pregnancies. Patients may or may not have vaginal bleeding. It can be dangerous as the baby may not get the same amount of oxygen and nutrients if the abruption is large. Abruption has been linked to maternal high blood pressure, Cocaine use, abdominal trauma and smoking. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Placental site nodules with intermediate trophoblastic cells showing significant cytologic atypia.Not uncommon. Is this common with retained placenta?
Pathology report?: If that is your pathology report from the removal of tissue at a d ;c? If yes, than commonly seen. ...Read more
Incidence of : Umbilical Cord Prolapse is 1.4 -6.2/ 1000 pregnancies. Frequency of placental abruption is 1% & abruption with fetal death, 0.12%. Risk of a 2nd abruption is 4-12%; of a 3rd, 25%. There's a 40% ^ in risk of abruption for each year a woman has smoked tobacco prior to pregnancy + a higher risk of fetal demise if abruption occurs in smokers. Cocaine use ^es risk up to 35%. ...Read more
Several: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Fetal demise.: Fetal hemorrhage is rare but potentially lethal. The mother may not have any symptoms (except painless vaginal bleeding in case of ruptured vasa previa) but the fetus can rapidly exsanguinate and die if this dire complication occurs. Rare intracranial hemorrhage is seen in the fetal life; this can be lethal or neurologically devastating, although mild cases can even go unnoticed. ...Read more
Chances of partial placental previa at 18weeks being dangerous? Chance of fixing itself by ultrasound in 4 weeks?
Depends: At 18 weeks, it's definitely within the realm of possibility that the partial previa will move out of the way. If you had a complete previa then chances quite low, but with a partial, chances are on the higher side. It might not be completely out of the way in 4 weeks, but maybe by 32 weeks. Be sure not to have sex and report any bleeding to doctor or go to the er. Good luck! ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Small pieces of mucus plug lost, diarrhea, increased intensity of contractions (diagnosed w irritable uterus), 35 weeks. early signs of labor?
5 more weeks: it is not uncommon for attraction to begin starting at 32 weeks and they may not be a true sign of labor, rather the might just be practice contractions or whatare called Braxton Hicks contractions. Just because you lose some mucus, does not mean you will go into labor because your cervix will keep on creating mucus. call the hospital though, for regular painful contractions or loss of fluid. ...Read more
Result of biopsy after hysteroscopy: fragments of endomerial glands in early progesterone stimulation with swelling chorion. What this means?
Is this normal with retained placental parts. "two biopsy samples showed placental site nodules with intermed. Trophoblastic cells showing sig atypia"?
Need specialist: This is a very concerning and confusing pathology report. It sounds like a problem called 'gestational trophoblastic disease' is a possibility and you need referral to a gynecologic oncologist. While this starts as a local problem in the uterus, if not addressed and treated, it can turn into cancer. Please get expert help! ...Read more
If placental blood clots and a 3mm placental hemmorhage are found- could this be d/t group b strep, or poss develop in l&d from chorioamnionitis?
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