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When should you return to work after an ectopic pregnancy

A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
Obstetrics and Gynecology 37 years experience
No: An abortion pill doesn't work very well to treat an ectopic pregnancy. The medication used to treat an ectopic pregnancy medically is methotrexate.

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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Liehr
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Post Op: You have not included information that would allow an answer. If you had laparoscopy and your job is low impact then return to work within five days i... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Does not seem to: It is imperative that you contact your OB ASAP so that s/he may look into the matter, may be by imaging, to avoid complications of ectopic pregnancy.
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Berryman
Obstetrics and Gynecology 54 years experience
Medical abortion: Methotrexate use may not cause abortion if adminstered too late. A second attempt may also not work to terminate the pregnancy. In these cases, a sur... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
Family Medicine 19 years experience
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
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Baumann
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Careful supervision: Methotrexate prevents pregnancy tissue from further developing by killing the pregnancy cells. The dead tissue than is absorbed by the body or transfo... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Your OB Knows: To get a valid answer this question has to be addressed by the doctor who knows your exam and the status of the fallopian tubes.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Sure: After one ectopic pregnancy the recurrence risk is about 15% so you should be seen by your Ob Doctor very early in your pregnancy to rule out another ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes you can: Yes you can get pregnant again and usually at your age within one year of unprotected intercourse. However, you have a 10 % risk that the next pregnan... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
85%: The recurrence risk for an ectopic pregnancy is about 15% - so the likelihood of a normal pregnancy is about 85%. Good luck and see your doctor withi... Read More

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