Overview

The placenta develops in a woman's uterus during pregnancy. This sac-like structure provides the developing baby with food and oxygen. It also removes waste products from the baby's blood. The placenta is also referred to as after[read article]

Tests for Low-Lying Placenta

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Ultrasound tests use high-frequency sound waves to allow doctors to see your internal organs. The sound waves bounce off your organs, creating images of their struc...  More
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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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MRI of Uterus
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to se...  More
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An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that use...  More
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A fibrinogen activity test is also known as a factor I assay. It is used to determine the level of fibrinogen in your blood. Fibrinogen , or factor I, is a blood pl...  More
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A prothrombin time (PT) test, measures the amount of time it takes for your blood plasma to clot. Prothrombin, also known as factor ll, is just one of many plasma p...  More
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Medical Procedures for Low-Lying Placenta

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Blood Transfusion
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Vaginal Delivery
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Surgical Procedures for Low-Lying Placenta

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A cesarean section-more commonly known as C-section-is the surgical delivery of a baby. It involves one incision in the mother's abdomen and another in the ute...  More
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Self Care for Low-Lying Placenta

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Bed Rest
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Avoid Sexual Intercourse Until Therapy Completed
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