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Does having a tilted uterus make it more common to have an ectopic pregnancy

A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danny Proffitt
42 years experience Family Medicine
Probably not: Ectopic pregnancies occur when the sperm and egg meet and fertilize and then the fertilized ovum does not make it to the uterus. This is usually a tu ... Read More

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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Absolutely not, that's a myth - good news!~.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Depends.: If by tilted you mean flexed, then it is possible; that can be due to endometriosis and/or pid/salpingitis that predispose to ectopic pregnancies. In ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Blood test: The blood pregnancy test will be positive if there is an ectopic pregnancy. Talk with your doctor.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Kirk
Dr. John Kirk answered
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Too fragile: Once an ectopic pregnancy has started to grow, the tissue is not accessible to be mobilized and replaced or implanted in the uterus. The tissue is to ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary David
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Rare: It is possible but extremely rare.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Warren
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Emergency room soon!: Get to a emergency room or urgent care as soon as possible. Blood may be accumulating in your abdominal cavity from a ruptured ectopic pregnancy. I ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Bloom
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes…: But these are 2 different questions. If there is a true gestational sac in the uterus, there can still be a chance of miscarriage. This risk drops dra ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Cervical ectopic: If indeed you have a cervical ectopic, this is not viable and it would be dangerous.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Low: If no tubal disease or compromise, one is < 2-5% likely to have ectopic.

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