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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Possible: Did you lose the tube? Any other damage, will guide the possibilities. If uterus and other tube are ok, you can still have satisfactory pregnancy.
Dr. Gregory Lewis
43 years experience Urology
10-20% chance: About 1 in every 50 pregnancies is an ectopic pregnancy (2% of all pregnancies). Depending on a variety of factors including age, cause of ectopic, an ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Grindstaff
37 years experience Addiction Medicine
Ectopic pregnancy: an ectopic pregnancy may become critical at any point but the danger of rupture is greatest from 8-12 weeks. A pregnancy test alone is inadequate to ... Read More
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Dr. Khurram Rehman
25 years experience Fertility Medicine
Yes but rare: It is possible to have an ectopic pregnancy at the same time as a pregnancy in the uterus, whether the pregnancy in the uterus is healthy or not. This ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Carrie Champine
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Varies: 80% of couples trying will conceive within a year of trying. If you had an ectopic you should talk to your doctor and discuss if there are reasons th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nicholas Fogelson
Specializes in Gynecology
Heterotopic: Yes it is, and it is called a heterotopic pregnancy. Its twins, except one of the twins is ectopic. Its very rare, about 1 in 4000 pregnancies.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ectopic causes: Even thought the HSG shows patency and they are "open" there can be impediments to the fertilized egg traversing and implanting in the uterus such as ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes and Yes to both: What is called a "heterotopic pregnancy" is possible but quite rare. If the ectopic pregnancy is surgically removed or is spontaneously "lost", the " ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
Usually: A "rule of thumb" is that hCG drops at about the same rate it rises; so it can take 2-6 weeks for your hCG to fall to zero. It may fall quicker; most ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Chenette
37 years experience Fertility Medicine
Mildly elevated risk: Iud use elevates the risk of ectopic pregnancy slightly. This is one diagnosis that one cannot afford to miss. Get checked out, today. Evaluation b ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
Were : Were you told to have a follow up ultrasound? I am not quite sure what they meant regarding inflammed ovary. Either they are unsure if it is an ectopi ... Read More
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