Placenta Abruptio (cont.)
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Not every woman with placenta abruptio has symptoms.
If you have placenta abruptio, you may notice one or more symptoms, including:
In rare cases, when heavy blood loss is retained in the uterus behind the placenta, the only signs of placenta abruptio are symptoms of shock. Early signs of shock (most of which are present at the same time) include:
High blood pressure (hypertension) is the most common risk factor associated with placenta abruptio. For more information, see the topic Preeclampsia and High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy.
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