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A 29-year-old female asked:

Had ivf transfer done on october 30, came back pos.then went to neg. had laparoscopic left salpingectomy dec 1, path came back as not ectopic.

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Dr. Christina Adberg
Gynecology 27 years experience
Not ectopic: I'm guessing you had some concerning symptoms for your doctor to recommend laparoscopy even after your pregnancy hormone levels went negative. Was the tube abnormal looking on ultrasound? It sounds like it may have been a "chemical pregnancy" or a "tubal abortion", both of which will resolve without intervention in most cases. Good luck with your efforts.
Dr. Michael Opsahl
Fertility Medicine 44 years experience
Confusing story: The story you tell is confusing so tough to comment. Typically when ectopic pregnancy the HCG level is positive even if low. Suggest you discuss with surgeon to review the all the facts. Good luck

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