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A 34-year-old female asked:

I have exhausted my medical savings and i took a home pregnancy test which confirmed pregnancy. my issue is that i'm having severe pains and according to my research could be ectopic pregnancy which might rupture. i need to see a doctor?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 26 years experience
Eval: Get eval ASAP. Ectopic pregnancy can cause lower abdominal pain / cramping or pain near ovary, mild vaginal bleeding, pain w urination or bowel movement with initial sx’s presenting within th to 8th week of the last normal menstrual period. With a later ectopic pregnancy, there can be heavy bleeding & pain.
Last updated Sep 14, 2020

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