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20 weeks pregnant, 4D scan shows the uterine artery notching with increased PI on the left side. Worried ?

hi dr. im 20 weeks pregnant and just had my 4D scan and it showed i have a uterine artery notching with increased PI on the left side (1.9) , my doctor only gave me and extra dose of asprin to make it 150 ml instead of 75 and he ll c me again in 3 weeks , he doesnt talk very worried .. wondering if this means ill have an early labor ... and if there is anything i can do to make it better
Asked On : Wed, 1 Aug 2012
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Thank you for choosing Healthcaremagic. Uterine artery notching is a screening test to predict future development of hypertension. Hence I feel you have been put on Aspirin. But only 20-30% patients will develop hypertension. I advise you not to worry, just have regular Antenatal care.
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