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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Adam Newman
28 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Very: At least 80% of ectopic pregnancies that meet strict criteria can be managed with a medication called methotrexate. You need to see your obgyn to disc ... Read More
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Depends.: It should be a safe option if your gynecologist recommends it. This would depend on how big the ectopic pregnanc is, where exactly it is located, how ... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Blazar
61 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
It depends: The length of time is related to the response seen in blood tests. If the levels show a fall, it may be possible to avoid surgery though it may take w ... Read More
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A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin O'neil
27 years experience Urogynecology
Depends: An early ectopic pregnancy can sometimes be treated medically with a medication called methotrexate. The success of this therapy depends on the size ... Read More
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Dr. Miguel Cano
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: Medical treatment of an ectopic is safe if done early enough. Criteria include a gestational sac < 3 cm, no cardiac activity, no evidence of internal ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Not likely: Yes, it's possible but rare. The trick is if your doctor was certain he/she saw a gs or some other intrauterine fluid collection. With a sure gs, risk ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Extremely dangerous: Pelvic/abdominal pain and vaginal bleeding in a pregnant woman are most common symptoms. These are rarely present early ectopic though, so if there's ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Coleman
24 years experience General Practice
Very rarely: Instead of implanting in the uterus the embryo has implanted in the fallopian tubes.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jaime Lopez
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
A pregnancy outside : An ectopic pregnancy is any pregnancy that occurs outside of the uterus, or womb. The most common location of an ectopic pregnancy is the fallopian tu ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Megan Bird
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Damage to the tubes: Ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that implants somewhere outside the uterus. Most often, it is in the tube but ectopics can happen on the ovary or at ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kitturah Schomberg-Klaiss
27 years experience Family Medicine
Surgery and meds: Depending on the size and age of the ectopic, sometimes medications can be given that will cause it to reabsorb into a woman's body and surgery will n ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Fetus outside uterus: When the fertilized egg implants anywhere but inside the womb, the pregnancy is called ectopic, from the greek word for out-of-place. This is a potent ... Read More
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