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A 32-year-old female asked:

What is the difference between treating ectopic pregnancy with surgery c-section vs treating ectopic with methotrexate shot? is it the same procedure?

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Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Options: Treatment of an ectopic pregnancy will depend on various factors. Some can be treated with medication - an injection of a chemotherapy drug called Methotrexate. Other ectopics must be treated surgically. A C section is not a treatment option for an ectopic pregnancy
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