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Complication due to low lying placenta during preganancy - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Average Posted in: Pregnancy
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Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   hello doctor
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I am 8 months preganant now,
Doctor :   ok
User :   My 6th month scan showed low-lying placenta onthe posterior side
User :   I want to know the complications of this
Doctor :   any recent scan that you have taken
User :   no
User :   I have frequent white discharge if I strain from last month
Doctor :   there are a few namely,
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   the complications that are seen are
Doctor :   you may have immence bleeding
Doctor :   during labour
Doctor :   there can be obstruction of labour sincethe placenta if it has not travelled up will
Doctor :   obstruct the delivery
User :   Do you mean I will have to take a C-section
Doctor :   there can be abnormal positions that the baby can present too
Doctor :   most likely but then these placenta will move up
Doctor :   at the later stages of pregnancy
Doctor :   so you
Doctor :   need
Doctor :   ]to get a repeat scan
User :   ok thank you
Doctor :   then it will give a better idea
User :   ok
Doctor :   pls fill this form & tell me when done
User :   I am done
Doctor :   Is there anything else I can help you with?
User :   My husband has got irregular pulse rate
Doctor :   ok
User :   it is nearly about 106 when we check it
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   when ws this taken
Doctor :   at what time of the day
User :   by about 10 o'clock casually
Doctor :   ok was he anxious then
User :   no
User :   we tried it several times, it was ranging between 95 to 106
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   dose he have any symptoms
Doctor :   like tachycardia
User :   numbness in right thigh
Doctor :   sweatting, headache,
Doctor :   ok
User :   s, he is having heavy sweating now-a-days
Doctor :   has he got a an ECG or ECHO]
User :   no
Doctor :   done
User :   no
User :   what u think the problem could be?
Doctor :   it could be that its normal in him which is common
User :   will there be any complication in the future
Doctor :   or if he has symptoms that you mentioned then you could go for these tests if they are normal then he should have noting to worry about
User :   what is advisable for him to be done
Doctor :   ECG at the time of the symptoms and ECHO at a later date
User :   thank you so much doctor for your kindness and time
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Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   sorry doctor i am not interested in the t-shirt
User :   thanks anyway
Doctor :   Bye
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