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what is the most common site for an ectopic pregnancy

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Patterson
41 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
PAIN and bleeeding: Or just pain with no bleeding, if u even think that is a possibility u need to see your obgyn asap or go to the er for evaluation.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Clarification: You will need to contact your doctor and confirm why you were given Misoprostol. If there was concern about an ectopic pregnancy then this medication ... Read More
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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
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerard Honore
28 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Absolutely not, that's a myth - good news!~.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Berryman
53 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ectopic ?'s: Ectopic pregnancies can be "dangerous" very early in pregnancy, depending on where located and the dimension of the area (Fallopian tubes near the ute ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Sudler
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Repeated pelvic surgery, which includes a c-section can cause the formation of scar tissue (adhesions) which can block your fallopian tubes (which car ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not normally: Anyone could experience an ectopic pregnancy, but an uncomplicated cesarean would not increase your risk for an ectopic pregnancy.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Fishman
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Previous caesarean section doesn't predispose to ectopic pregnancy. However, it does increase the likelihood of subsequent c-section deliveries depend ... Read More
A 28-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 38-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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