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Low lying placenta in the second trimester - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
User :   good evening
Doctor :   how can i help you?
User :   good evening
Doctor :   good evening
User :   i am currently carrying
Doctor :   ok
User :   and after my 20th week scan doctor told me thta i have lower lie placenta
Doctor :   ok
User :   i wanted to know how risky it is
User :   i do nt have any bleeding
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   age
User :   26 yrs
User :   occupation xxxxx
User :   location xxxxx
User :   Maritial status married
Doctor :   ok
User :   Dependents no
Doctor :   this condition is called placenta praevia
User :   i do get very often lower abdominal pain
Doctor :   it is a risky condition during child birth
User :   sometime very sever back pain
User :   doc has advised me not to travel and have inter course
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   also no per vaginal exam should be done
User :   can u please let me know how dangerous is it in my case
Doctor :   as it can rupture and give rise to sever bleeding
User :   will my baby be born safe
User :   without any problem
Doctor :   with proper precautions
Doctor :   you can have a normal delivery
User :   and will it be a normal child
Doctor :   how low lying is the placenta?
Doctor :   have they mentioned it?
User :   it has been mentioned asmid segment and lower segment 1.8 cm,
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you should follow the above precauions and
Doctor :   get yourself regularly checked up
Doctor :   get a scan regularly
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   Have you filled the feedback form which I have sent?
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
Doctor :   please confirm your details
User :   no i will fill it
Doctor :   ok
User :   ok shuld i do it now
Doctor :   yes
User :   i wanteed to know is thr any chances for the me to have normal delivery
Doctor :   there is a chance but the risks are high
Doctor :   you can discuss the options with your obstetrician at the time of delivery
Doctor :   YYYY@YYYY Mobile : 0000
: please confirm your details
User :   r they any risks for my child
Doctor :   only if there is bleeding
Doctor :   there could be less blood available to the baby
User :   ok will it be a normal baby
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   i am scared whether i will be able to bare child anymore in future
Doctor :   that depends on a number of factors
Doctor :   you need not worry about it now
User :   is there any sign through which i can come to know that my placenta is fine
Doctor :   the condition may or may not come back in a future pregnancy
Doctor :   your placenta is fine
Doctor :   except for the fact that its low lying
Doctor :   there is no sign to know
Doctor :   can be seen only in a scan
User :   but i have read in net that there may be chances of no more carriages
User :   is there possibilty it will come to normal position
Doctor :   i dont think so
Doctor :   but sometimes the
User :   r these pains of lower abdomin and back pain normal
Doctor :   uterus may out grow it
User :   for people in my condition
Doctor :   i suggest that you get yourself evaluated
Doctor :   and take complete bed rest
Doctor :   with putting yor limb in
Doctor :   elevated position
Doctor :   and lying on your left side
User :   i am bit worried since have a bi family and many responsibilities
User :   will this the child growth
Doctor :   yes
User :   cause i am worried get tensed very soon
Doctor :   but you have to take the necessary precautions
User :   i cant stop my self thinking as my office people r also depended on me
User :   and my work
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   you can go for a crclage stiitch but you need to discuss
Doctor :   these options
Doctor :   with your gynaec
User :   whta is thta
User :   actually i am very shy and do not speak much to people
Doctor :   thats a stitch put around the cervix
User :   and this is one good thing that i am chatting
Doctor :   done sometimes in
Doctor :   this condition
Doctor :   but it may not be very effective
User :   actually when my dayghter was born she was 4.5 kg
Doctor :   that needs to be discussed with your gyneac
User :   and she was born normally delivery and
User :   after that i had few stiches in my
User :   is it because of it
Doctor :   no
Doctor :   it has nothing to do with this
User :   ok fine
Doctor :   anything else?
User :   no
Doctor :   ok
User :   thank you
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User :   very much
Doctor :   u r welcome
Doctor :   bye
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