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Does placenta previa require treatment?

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Dr. Rebecca Gray
Obstetrics & Gynecology
4 doctors agree

In brief: Maybe

If a placenta previa is still present at term, a cesarean delivery is indicated.

In brief: Maybe

If a placenta previa is still present at term, a cesarean delivery is indicated.
Dr. Rebecca Gray
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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Obstetrics & Gynecology - Maternal Fetal Medicine

In brief: YES!

Placenta previa at term left untreated shall cause severe maternal hemorrhage - even possible exsanguination and maternal death.
The proper management includes prelabor cesarean section by 36-37 weeks to avoid bleeding. Avoid all nsaids, unecessary car rides, intercourse, exercise or heavy lifting throught pregnancy if you have this diagnosis and deliver in a large tertiary hospital!

In brief: YES!

Placenta previa at term left untreated shall cause severe maternal hemorrhage - even possible exsanguination and maternal death.
The proper management includes prelabor cesarean section by 36-37 weeks to avoid bleeding. Avoid all nsaids, unecessary car rides, intercourse, exercise or heavy lifting throught pregnancy if you have this diagnosis and deliver in a large tertiary hospital!
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