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I am Jasjeet 28 years old. It is my 2nd pregnancy at 21 week. My placenta is low lying reached 3mm from the OS. It is posterior Plz help me m worried ?

I am Jasjeet 28 years old. It is my 2nd pregnancy at 21 week. My placenta is low lying reached 3mm from the OS. It is posterior Plz help me m worried ?

Placentas "travel": Placentas tend to travel upward from the cervical os as the pregnancy progresses. If you have not been experiencing bleeding at this point there is hope that will occur. If bleeding starts call your OB MD immediately as hemorrhages are common with low lying placentas and can be quite "dramatic" in amounts. ...Read more

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Pregnancy (Definition)

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


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What Does posterior placenta in Upper uterine seg with grade 2 maturity in 32 weeks pregnancy scan indicate? Does it mean a c section will b needed

What Does posterior placenta in Upper uterine seg with grade 2 maturity in 32 weeks pregnancy scan indicate? Does it mean a c section will b needed

OK and no: C-section is done through the anterior approach. Knowing that the placenta is posterior means it is safe to do a routine c-section but does NOT mean it needs to be done. Vaginal deliveries are always better than C-section unless there is an indication for the C-section. Ask your OB about these indications. ...Read more

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Can low lying placenta causes bleeding in pregnancy?

yes: In fact that is a relatively common cause of bleeding. Sometimes the diagnosis is not correct and there is really a placenta previa. As long as the bleeding does not get too bad too early usually fine. ...Read more

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What does an ill-defined placenta means at 11 weeks pregnancy?

What does an ill-defined placenta means at 11 weeks pregnancy?

Exactly what it says: This sounds like a comment made on an ultrasound report. They are trying to determine where it is and whether it looks normal. However, the placenta is not very developed at 11 weeks and is usually not "well defined" or visualized by ultrasound. So this is a pretty expected statement that has little or no meaning at this time in pregnancy. ...Read more

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Does vicidin cross placenta and what studies have been done to deem safe during pregnancy? 

Does vicidin cross placenta and what studies have been done to deem safe during pregnancy? 

See below: Vicodin is pregnancy category c. This means animal studies have shown harm to the fetus but no human studies have definitely shown benefit or harm. Therefore, you have to weigh the benefits with the risks. For a med like this, it's likely another med can be substituted. ...Read more

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Streptacocca milleri in pregnancy, (placenta) should it have been detected? And is it dangerous?

Streptacocca milleri in pregnancy,  (placenta) should it have been detected?  And is it dangerous?

Chorioamnionitis: They are often misidentified. It can be a cause of second trimester spontaneous septic abortion or fetal pneumonitis. Are you being treated with antibiotics? http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC358032/ http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11220481 ...Read more

Placenta (Definition)

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