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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Methotrexate: Methotrexate is used to treat an ectopic pregnancy. It is a chemotherapy drug which attacks rapidly dividing cells, like those in a pregnancy (or a c ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bryan Kurtz
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Recommendation: With your history, I would recommend checking a quantitative BHCG and progesterone level. The BHCG could be rechecked in 2 days to check the rise. An ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Viswanath Chinta
13 years experience Internal Medicine
Bleeding: Bleeding in pregnancy is a bad sign. It depends on amount where minimal spotting is okay. Coming to ectopic it causes severe pain.Cant say how you are ... Read More
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
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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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rakhi Dimino
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ectopic: No. You need an ultrasound and blood work. If you have bleeding combined with pain (especially on one side of the pelvis) and you have a positive preg ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Check: Do a pregnancy test, if positive you need to been seen promptly by your Ob/Gyn because of your history of an ectopic pregnancy. Good luck.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Extremely low: May i assume you mean depo-provera? Chance of pregnancy (failure) is around 1/200, chance of ectopic is significantly lower.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Small Chance: A ruptured appendix can cause inflammation around the fallopian tubes. Theoretically this could increase your chances of an ectopic pregnancy slightl ... Read More

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