A 30-year-old female asked:
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i have a positive pregnancy test 6 days before my missed period, what is my chance to have an ectopic pregnancy although i don't have any risk factors?

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Dr. Jon Ahlstrom
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends on other risks: Your risk of ectopic pregnancy depends on your other risk factors. If you have had a previous ectopic pregnancy, pelvic infection endometriosis or pelvic surgery see your doctor for an early ultrasound.
Answered on Mar 16, 2018
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