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how do you know if you have an ectopic pregnancy

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
35 years experience Family Medicine
An ultrasound: An ultrasound.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Bleeding : A positive pregnancy test associated with bleeding and or pain are the most common presentations. The diagnosis is usually made by ultrasound. In very ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Falkoff
35 years experience Family Medicine
No: No.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Ectopic pregnancy: You can have pelvic pain or right or left lower quadrant pain, which can present as an acute abdoemn at times. You may have irregular bleeding as well ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Mahoney
35 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: The pregnancy test is very sensitive, so even with an ectopic you would expect a reasonable pregnancy test to be positive.
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuma M. Okoroji
8 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ectopic pregnancy: You need to have serial HCG testing followed closely with pelvic ultrasound which will usually show an empty uterus with a positive pregancy test. Ect ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Vanko
33 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ectopic.: If you were told you are at risk for an ectopic , see your doc for a HCG levgel and a transvaginal sono. The pain happens when the tube is about to r ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neria Hebbar
Specializes in General Surgery
Certainly: Ectopic pregnancy goes unnoticed in the initial stages of the first trimester. The fetus has no place to grow if it is lodged in the fellopian tube i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
Then : Then you need to go immediately to an emergency department. Ectopic pregnancies are extremely serious and can be fatal. Please go immediately to the ... Read More

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