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How does placenta accreta affect the body?

Vaginal bleeding is the main way that placenta accreta affects the body. If the condition has not been diagnosed before delivery and the doctor tries to remove the placenta, there could be a lot of bleeding. This is known as hemorrhage and it is a cause for alarm. If it is not controlled, it could lead to death.

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