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What is a venous lake in a placenta?

What is a venous lake in a placenta?

Small collection of: Blood within placenta. It is usually contained and does not cause bleeding or issues for the fetus. Your doctor will probably follow the size and location of it and may refer you to an mfm specialist just to be safe. ...Read more

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Are venous lakes cancerous?

Are venous lakes cancerous?

Venous lakes: Generally not. They can be treated with a 940 laser with excellent results. ...Read more

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What is it like to have placenta previa and placenta venous lakes?

What is it like to have placenta previa and placenta venous lakes?

Placenta: Venous lakes in the placenta can be very normal but previa is a low lying placenta that can dangerously bleed and be a reason for emergent delivery. ...Read more

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Do venous lakes on the lip usually fade away?

Do venous lakes on the lip usually fade away?

No: Venous lakes typically persist on the lips and ears until they are treated by either excision, destruction, or laser. ...Read more

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What does it mean if venous lakes are seen on ultrasound in placenta at 20 weeks?

Usually: doesn't mean anything unless very diffuse. It is a relatively common 2nd trimester incidental finding, generally not associated with adverse outcomes. Talk to your doc about the results. ...Read more

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Is it normal to get what seem like venous lakes after pregnancy? Obgyn said what I have are moles and dermatologist just said normal. The look reddish

Is it normal to get what seem like venous lakes after pregnancy? Obgyn said what I have are moles and dermatologist just said normal. The look reddish

Cherry angiomata: Are common benign lesions made up of capillaries. They commonly are noticed during pregnancy. There is no reason to remove them. If for cosmetic reasons you want them removed, they are easily ablated by laser in the office setting. They look likes red moles. ...Read more