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Recurrence of placenta accreta

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I am worried that I will get placenta accreta again in my next pregnancy since i had it in my last. This resulted in major hemmorage and ICU stay. I just need to know, if I do get pregnant again, and I end up with the accreta again, I would want to schedule a hysterectomy to avoid hemmorage. Will this indefinately stop the hemmorage? Or can bleeding continue even after hysterectomy and still be fatal? thanks for your time.


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replied January 28th, 2010
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Hi,

Welcome to the ehealthforum and I am really glad to help you out. I do understand your concerns regarding the recurrence of placenta accreta and a hysterectomy, if done, will obviously be the solution, in case it occurs again.


Once the source of the bleeding is surgically removed, the bleeding can’t occur. There are certain factors for placenta accrete which need to be looked into like any scar tissue from the past uterine surgery, myomectomy or cesarean section. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care.


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