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What Causes A Tear In The Placenta
Implant Location: Control of placenta implantation location poorly understood; complex mind, brain+body controls within mother early pregnancy. If placenta implants near uterine opening/cervix ; especially if it grows over the opening, then placenta previa (tearing ; bleeding; sometimes massive ; mutually fatal) of the placenta is probable in late pregnancy; one of the many reasons for prenatal screening ; care. ...Read more
The embryo implants on the uterine lining, and at that location the placenta starts to grow. Usually, it is on a portion of the uterus that will stretch and thin during pregnancy, and is nowhere near the internal cervical opening.
However, sometimes the embryo implants very near the internal cervical opening, resulting in a low-lying placenta or even a placenta covering the opening, req. C-sec. ...Read more
If big enough, yes: Abruption is a bleed from the placenta; a disruption of either the mother or baby's blood supply. Many causes: trauma, high blood pressure, drugs (cocaine), preterm labor, polyhydramnios. Can be very large or very small, so even US can miss a diagnosis. Symptoms: usually preterm contractions, sometimes vaginal bleed. Fetal monitoring is necessary. Wait, watch; abruption can self-heal sometimes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Yes: A placenta previa (covering the cervix) can increase the risk of a breech baby. ...Read more
????: I have never heard of that, u need to be more specific please. ...Read more
If placenta is 3.4cm from os at 28w can the formation of lower segment and stretching of isthmus cause bleeding or is it high enough not to cause it?
Multiple Causes: Placental infections can be caused from multiple organisms. Some are part of a woman's normal reproductive tract while others are transmitted and cause disease. Infections are often with multiple organisms including e. Coli, streptococcus, ureaplasma fusobacterium, mycoplasma species, and anaerobes. ...Read more
No detachment: After delivery, the placenta is supposed to detach from the wall of the uterus along a specific layer of tissue. Sometimes this tissue layer is partially missing and part of the placenta is tightly adherent to the uterine wall. The placenta is divided into sections called cotyledons. Sometimes one or two cotyledons will be left behind when the rest of the placenta is delivered. Best wishes! ...Read more
Uterine scars/defect: The placenta tends to implant over pre-existing uterine scars or defects; when that occurs, the invasive nature of the placenta can lead to abnormally increased vascularity in areas without sufficient uterine muscle to control the bleeding once the placenta is delivered (particularly near the cervix). That is potentially life-threatening if undiagnosed until delivery and managed in small hospital! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See OB MD now: You need to see a OB MD immediately to avoid a significant bleeding recurrence of the previous abruption. ...Read more
Not necessarily: Since the placenta cannot be directly examined, I am guessing that they are seeing an apparent collection of blood behind the placenta on ultrasound. These "subchorionic hematomas" are actually fairly common, are usually limited, and are not normally clinically significant. The chance of an evolving abruption is small but your history increases your risk. Monitor it and hopefully it is stable. ...Read more
What do it mean when the placenta is in front instead of on the side? And what damage can it cause during labor?
If the placenta is lower than normal and the embryo growth is slower by 15 days what could be potential causes and any remedies?
Differnt things: A low lying placenta is a possible problem, but generally it will not give you any particular problem. If it grows across the cervix, it is a placenta previa, and would necessitate a c-section. As to slower than average growth, it is much more disturbing, as a child that is not growing properly has trouble at birth. The most common cause here is smoking. If you smoke, quit. ...Read more
21wks pg, u/s showed low laying placenta, but not covering cervix. Is this cause for concern? Going for follow up in a wk but feeling nervous.
What causes the placenta to be ging faster than it should be and cause the baby isn't growing. I don't smoke. Don't have diabetes or hbp. Help! Scared.?
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