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Is there a cure for retained placenta?

Yes, retained placenta is treatable. It poses a great risk if it not treated. The doctor may choose to treat you with medicine to encourage the delivery of the placenta. Otherwise, a doctor may sometimes try to manually remove the placenta from the uterine wall. It is important to seek treatment early, as soon as symptoms are realized, to prevent hemorrhaging.

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