Third trimester warning signs

OBGYN Shamsah Amersi, MD, explains the warning signs that occur during the third trimester of pregnancy. Learn the symptoms of preeclampsia, blood clots, and other serious medical conditions that usually occur during the third trimester and require immediate care.
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Third trimester warning signs

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In the third trimester of the pregnancy, it is important to watch out for signs of preeclampsia. These include: headaches, with spots in your eyes, an acute onset of swelling, pain in your right upper quadrant, accompanied by nausea. Other signs would be signs of labor or premature labor if you are under 37 weeks. If you have a gush of vaginal fluid, bleeding, or calf pain, that could be a risk factor for a blood clot. You need to contact your doctor immediately. If you break your bag of water and you feel the umbilical cord pulsating through your vagina, you need to contact 9-1-1, as this is a true medical emergency that requires immediate medical attention.

OBGYN Shamsah Amersi, MD, explains the warning signs that occur during the third trimester of pregnancy. Learn the symptoms of preeclampsia, blood clots, and other serious medical conditions that usually occur during the third trimester and require immediate care.

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Shamsah Amersi, MD

Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Shamsah Amersi, MD is a preeminent Board Certified physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her undergraduate degree in psychobiology from UCLA, where she graduated summa cum laude, with Phi Beta Kappa membership. At the prestigious, UC San Francisco medical school, Dr. Amersi graduated with top honors, and was recognized as a distinguished member of alpha omega alpha, an honor society for the top 5% of all medical doctors.

Dr. Amersi has received numerous professional and academic awards, including the University of California Distinguished Scholar Award for four consecutive years, an endowed merit scholarship, and the UCLA Alumni Association Achievement Award for four consecutive years. Through her private practice in Santa Monica, CA, Dr. Amersi is the personal physician to several Hollywood A-list celebrities. Dr. Amersi has been in private practice as an obstetrician/gynecologist for over ten years. She specializes in natural child birth, offers VBACs to her patients, and focuses on natural conservative treatment options, minimally invasive surgery, and bioidentical hormone replacement. Her favorite part of her job is delivering babies and sharing this intimate journey with her patients. She provides comprehensive compassionate care for all phases of a woman's life from adolescence through menopause.  Her special interest in female sexuality, libido and the effects of childbirth on pelvic prolapse has led to Dr. Amersi's renowned expertise in these fields. She performs both surgical and nonsurgical treatments for pelvic prolapse and vaginal relaxation.

 

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