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A 23-year-old female asked:

Ectopic pregnancy.got 2 shots of methotrexate & right tube was removed. how much to wait before trying for baby & how to have healthy left tube?

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Dr. Brian Nguyen
Obstetrics and Gynecology 13 years experience
After ectopic: After tubal removal for ectopic pregnancy, i suggest waiting until ;#40;1;#41; a negative b-hcg ;#40;2;#41; you have a completely normal period before trying. You may want to discuss with your provider reasons why you may have had an ectopic pregnancy in the first place. History of stds, smoking, multiple sexual partners, infertility. When ready to try again, take folic acid. Mtx effect should be complete.
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