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Pregnant. Scan shows posterior low lying placenta. Problem with report? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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User:Hi ,

My wife is 5 Months Pregnant: When we done Scan yesterday We had results as follows
Placenta is posterior Grade 1 Maturity, Lower Border is extending upto the XXXXXXX OS Nuchal translucency is 1.5 mm Nasal Bone is visualized.

Impression :
Posterior lowoying placenta - for follow Up

Please Advice how to Proceed
Doctor:Hi
User:hi
Doctor:Hi
Doctor:Dr. Shanthi here
User:Hi ,My wife is 5 Months Pregnant: When we done Scan yesterday We had results as followsPlacenta is posterior Grade 1 Maturity, Lower Border is extending upto the XXXXXXX OS Nuchal translucency is 1.5 mm Nasal Bone is visualized.Impression :Posterior lowoying placenta
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Is this your current concern?
User:yes
Doctor:ok
Doctor:There is a problem of posterior low lying placenta in your wife
User:yes
User:She is 16 weeks Pregnant
User:We took a Scan last week and Scan result says Placenta is posterior Grade 1 Maturity, Lower Border is extending upto the XXXXXXX OS
User:Nuchal translucency is 1.5 mm
User:Nasal Bone is visualized
User:Impression: Posterior lowoying placenta for Follow UP
User:What does this mean?
Doctor:There is no problem with the report
Doctor:The placenta is normal
Doctor:However, it is not in the right position
Doctor:This may cause problem in the delivery process
Doctor:Nothing needs to be done for this except to repeat the scan at 7 months
User:Is there a posibility od aborsion?
Doctor:no
User:No people around us says thats this might cause in aborsion also
User:so little panic
User:and also one curious question
Doctor:Sure
Doctor:Please ask me
User:This is our baby and i am so happy and also planning to have a real best Name
User:for this i need to understand the Sex of the baby
User:how do i get thats from Scan ?
Doctor:sorry
User:y?
Doctor:This is against medical ethics, I would not be able to help you in this regard
Doctor:I hope you understand and agree with me
User:yeup !!! okay
User:So nothing to worry right ????
Doctor:No
Doctor:nothing at all
User:So what kind of precautions you want us to take in order to aviod issues during Delivery
Doctor:Your wife should rest very well
Doctor:Drink more fluids
Doctor:That is all that needs to be done
Doctor:Is that all for now?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:yes
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:Okay !!! So is there any otrher food which might be more useful for this suituation
Doctor:Milk and egg are more useful
User:what is the worst case where we need to reach hospital immediately?
Doctor:If your wife starts bleeding or if there is a watery discharge from her vagina
User:symptoms
User:Okay !!! Thanks !!!
User:Is any vitamin tablet or any other Tab to be taken?
User:As of now she is taking Folomega
Doctor:She can take iron and folic acid tablets
Doctor:That is sufficient
Doctor:No other medication is required
User:Okay !!! may i know your location plz
Doctor:Bangalore
User:Okay !!! thanks Doctor !!! have a good Day !!!
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take cae
Doctor:Bye for now
User::) .....Sure and Thanks feel better now
Doctor::)
User::)
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