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Placenta previa - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
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how can i help you
User :   hi i just have a question. i have complete placenta previa and my doc told me no sex, but what about having orgasms? will that be okay?
User :  
and if not..why/
Doctor :   sure we will assist you
Doctor :  
your age and pregnancy months
User :  
i'm 24 and i am ezactly 24 weeks and 6 days pregnant but i was diagnosed with placenta previa when i was about 19 weeks pregnant
Doctor :  
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do you know what was the cause?
User :  
no i dont, he didnt say, but i have an ultraosund next week to see if the placenta has moved. i just wanna know if having orgasms is okay
Doctor :  
ya it is not a problem
Doctor :  
but involving in sex can increase the bleeding
Doctor :  
and also uterine contractions
User :  
cause i heard that orgasms causes the cervix to contract and can cause the placenta to detach
Doctor :  
since the placenta will be situated lower down the cervix close to vagina

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