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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)

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4 month pregnancy. Placenta posterior lower position. Unbearable pain in interval of 3-5 days. Will my delivery be cesarean or can be normal? Probl cause?

4 month pregnancy. Placenta posterior lower position. Unbearable pain in interval of 3-5 days. Will my delivery be cesarean or can be normal? Probl cause?

Possibly: Low lying placenta could be possible to deliver basically but depends how close to cervical opening. Partial or complete previa is a cesarean section for sure ...Read more

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I am 20 weeks pregnant. My placenta is posterior, low lying, covering os, grade 0 in maturity. What does it mean? Its my first pregnancy. Is everything

I am 20 weeks pregnant. My placenta is posterior, low lying, covering os, grade 0 in maturity. What does it mean? Its my first pregnancy. Is everything

Normal placenta: A low lying placenta does not cover the cervical os or it would be a placenta previa. Need to get clarification from your doctor. Grade 0 is what is should be. As the pregnancy advances the grade usually increase ...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

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When does the placenta form in pregnancy?

When does the placenta form in pregnancy?

Early in pregnancy: From the developing embryo the tissue approaches the maternal uterine vessels and without mixing their individual blood, there's exchange oxygen and nutrients. ...Read more

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What is the role of placenta in pregnancy?

Many: It's primary function is to act as a go between with your system and the baby's. It can filter out bad stuff and let good stuff (nutrients) in. It allows for the proper transfer of everything from calories to antibodies to the baby. A healthy and normally functioning placenta is critical to the baby's health. ...Read more

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When does the placenta take over in pregnancy?

When does the placenta take over in pregnancy?

At 8 - 10 weeks: If you're referring to 'taking over' Progesterone production from the ovary, it's between 8 to 10 weeks of pregnancy, counted from the last menstrual period. ...Read more

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Is having a anterior placenta pregnancy something to worry?

Cesarean section: If you have a cesarean section, then a low anterior placenta has to be planned for. This can cause a situation of heavier bleeding during the surgery. Also, if you are traumatized in you abdomen, the placenta might be more prone to injury. ...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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If a placenta was low lying during one pregnancy does it mean it will be low lying again for the next?

If a placenta was low lying during one pregnancy does it mean it will be low lying again for the next?

No.: Placentation is not predictable and does not correlate with prior pregnancies, with the exception of placenta previa +/- accreta, which tends to recur. Your 20 week sonogram will establish placentation with great accuracy. Good luck! ...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