A 34-year-old female asked:
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common cause for ectopic occurring after a 1st ectopic? my tubes showed clear w/ hsg. please share other possibilities besides tube issues

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Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience Family Medicine
Ans: The fact that the tube was preserved after the ectopic is good. There is always a chance of an ectopic but as long as the tube is not damaged or scared the chance of ectopic does not increase
Answered on Aug 22, 2015
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